The US Appeals Court for the 1st Circuit ruled that video recording police officers and public officials is protected by the first amendment. Provided your recording takes place while they are performing their public duties, public video is now an established right. The court’s landmark ruling flies in the face of numerous court cases and cites video recording a “basic, vital, and well-established liberty.” Read the full article at ZDNet.com
Video Recording Public Officials Now 1st Amendment Right
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).