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A Kodak Moment for stupid "security" measures

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Amtrak vs. Duane – 02/02/09 from swatspyder on Vimeo.
Via the excellent Canadian law blog Slaw comes this hilarious/appalling story of the ineptitude of so-called security officials, especially when it comes to treating everyone with a camera as if they were a potential terrorist.

A recent example is where a photographer was detained and arrested for taking photos of an Amtrak train. His reason? He was taking photos to enter an Amtrak photo contest that called for people to take and enter photos of Amtrak trains.

I feel safer already.

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