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Month: August 2009

Met Amends Advice To Stop Police Harassing Photographers

Members of the public and the media do not need a permit to film or photograph in public places and police have no power to stop them filming or photographing incidents or police personnel.

The Terrorism Act 2000 does not prohibit people from taking photographs or digital images in an area where an authority under section 44 is in place. Officers have the power to view digital images contained in mobile telephones or cameras carried by a person searched under S44 of the Terrorism Act 2000, provided that the viewing is to determine whether the images contained in the camera or mobile telephone are of a kind, which could be used in connection with terrorism.

Officers do not have the power to delete digital images or destroy film at any point during a search.

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BCCI: Delusions Of Grandeur

Again we see the BCCI trying to be bigger than it should be. BCCI stands for Board for Control of Cricket in India. Not the world. Just like Pakistan cricket provided a poor example in the “Ovalgate” test match when the team refused to take the field, the BCCI is providing another poor example here.

Begs the question is there a drugs problem in cricket?

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