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The Whole World Is Watching: Your Right to Videotape Police

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October 28, 2011

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The Occupy protests are putting a spotlight on police actions, and the ease of taking video now is helping to ensure that officers are following the rules. Last night NBC Nightly News took a closer look at the impact of having a video camera in almost every pocket, speaking to the ACLU’s Jay Stanley about the issue. Watch the story here, and an extended interview with Stanley here.

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