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Fwd: THURS 1130 AM to 2 PM NYC Aug 2nd

From: steve m.
Sent on: Wednesday, August 1, 2007 12:55 PM
Here's an excellent opportunity to spread the word...
 
 
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From: owen plotkin <[address removed] >
Date: Wed, 01 Aug[masked]:14:44 -0400
To: <[address removed] >
Subject: THURS 1130 AM to 2 PM NYC Aug 2nd

COME TO AN NYC SHOOT-OUT FOR FREEDOM
AT UNION SQUARE
FORWARD THIS EMAIL

THURS Aug 2nd 1130 AM till 2 PM
 BRING A CAMERA - TAKE PHOTOS -  FORWARD THIS EMAIL
Photographers, filmmakers, local residents, and tourists face
serious restrictions by the NYC Mayor's Office proposed law.
 The City plans to enact legislation THIS Friday.  The NEW LAW will require any group of two
or more people who want to use a CAMERA (still or moving) in any public location
to have a permit and proof of a one million dollar liability insurance policy.
 FORWARD THIS EMAIL
THE SOUL OF NYC HAS ALWAYS BEEN ILLUMINATED BY STREET PHOTOGRAPHY
DON'T STAND IDLY BY AND WATCH "THE DYING OF THE LIGHT"
SEND A MESSAGE TO THE MAYOR.
Come on. Bring a camera and your lunch to UNION SQUARE Thurs Aug 2nd 1130 till 2 PM
 Robert Frank William Klein  Diane Arbus Garry Winogrand Joel Meyerowitz Thomas Struth Roy Colmer William Gedney David Beckerman Jeff Spirer Weegee Andre Kertesz Alfred Stieglitz . . . FORWARD THIS EMAIL COME ON
Organized by :
the Ad Hoc Task Force Against Really Bad Ideas Rules and Regulations
in association with
freedom loving people like you and me
to volunteer or get info[masked]  [address removed]
just show up with a camera and start shooting. thanks.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL


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On 7/29/07, Jason Stefanik <[address removed] > wrote:
The Mayor's Office is considering changing the rules so that any group
of two or more people using a camera in a public location for more
than a half hour have to get a city permit and $1 million in liability
insurance.

Picture New York has set up an online petition to try and prevent that
rule from being passed. Take a look here:

http://www.pictureny.org/


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