Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins
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Union Station Photo Flap (from myfoxdc.com, via Bruce Schneier's Crypto-gram)

Irony at its best.

In DC, there's a lot of controversy about public photography lately ... tourists are getting hassled while taking pictures in public places, in the name of "security" ... even though they're taking photos of public buildings in public spaces.  One place this is happening is in Union Station.  So, Fox DC does a big news piece on whether or not you can take photos in Union Station (you can).  Of course, while their reporter is doing a video interview with the Amtrak manager at Union Station, who is saying that photography is absolutely permitted, a security guard comes up to them and makes them stop, because he says that you can't shoot pictures in Union Station ...
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