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After Photographer Protests, NYC Agrees to Rewrite Proposed Rules on Permits
Officials will redraft rules on having to carry a permit to photograph in public
New York Times

Donna Lieberman, executive director of the civil liberties union, also praised the decision, saying that the effort was helped by the “huge group of New Yorkers” who are able to move quickly and creatively “to push back when the city clamps down and represses free speech.”

She also sounded a note of caution, saying that her organization would keep pressure on the city to make sure “that photographers and filmmakers can take pictures without a permit and without $1 million of insurance as long as they’re not interfering with anybody else going about their business.”

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