More douchebaggery from the government

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    Bill Would Ban Photos At Accident Scenes

    The bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Tom Holbrook (D-Belleville), says amateur photographers often get in the way of emergency personnel.
    “Putting your cell phone over the firemen’s shoulders as he’s using the jaws of life, maybe to get your grandmother of the front seat of her car while she’s bleeding,” Holbrook said. “You never know with these things. These are horrendous situations for individuals.”
    Holbrook says accident victims would still be able to take pictures for insurance purposes.
    But the bill says no person may use a wireless device within 500 feet of an accident, except for specified purposes.

    Bill Would Ban Photos At Accident Scenes « CBS Chicago
     
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    i think its too keep photos off places like ...o damn dare i mention ...rotten.com

    the underbelly of the net that loves to publish graphic photos

    after all dont i have a right to control how my image is used?
     
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    Im pretty sure those images more often then not come from police fire and ambulance workers
    The public is kept away while they work.
     
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    you have a good point...but should you be able to publish the images of someone dying without permission?
     
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    Im sure if they were found out they would be fired.
     
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    As far as what is right ,
    It all comes down to the same thing every time.

    Self government with out self control doesn't work.

    If we are not going to discriminate in our actions,
    we will end up with a totalitarian state.

    Is the problem so bad as to make another law?
     
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    Permission from who? They're dead.
     

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