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The Society stands up for photographers' rights
- Published 15th September 2012
The Society has reminded the wider public that they do have the right in the United Kingdom to take photographs in public spaces.
The Society responded to an item in The Guardian newspaper which related a case where the police had asked a member of the public to not photograph police car that had crashed into a shop. In its response The Society reiterated UK law and reminded people that there are no restrictions on photography in public spaces and a police officer cannot stop pictures being taken or ask for images to be deleted. The Terrorism Act cannot be invoked to stop photography except under certain circumstances.
Click here to see The Society's response: http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/sep/14/hillsborough-points-photographs-nhs?newsfeed=true