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Friday, January 30, 2009

Oh puhlease

The excellent photography website The Online Photographer has pointed out a story where US Representative Peter King has introduced a bill

To require mobile phones containing digital cameras to make a sound when a photograph is taken.

I guess the idea is to warn people in case some nasty person was taking a photo of you in secret. I don't know about you but the world, and especially the mobile phone, is noisy enough already. Also there are compact cameras the size of a mobile, will these be the next target?

Frankly I think Mr King has a tadge too much time on his hands.


Tricia said...

Oh really!!!! How utterly ridiculous! But scary that time should even be spent in thinking about this by a US Government Reperesentative, let alone doing something about it!!

st said...

Yes but what is he up to?