Filming in a public place? It may not be so ‘public’

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Be aware: places where the public freely go may not be “public places” in every sense ¬†– if they’re privately owned, you may need consent to film. Shopping centre security staff are hot on this, though they’re unlikely to worry about people filming with a smartphone.


Privacy worry as ads ‘out’ gay Facebook users

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