Some links to just the last couple days of photography restriction stories. We are collecting hundreds now.

What value are the chief constable’s words? – BJP 9 December 2009
http://www.bjp-online.com/public/showPage.html?page=871763

‘I’m a photographer not a terrorist’ badge leaves police unconvinced – The Wire 9 December 2009
http://blogs.pressgazette.co.uk/wire/5872

Photographer ‘arrested’ with Leica M6 in London suburb – Amateur Photographer 10 December 2009
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/photographer_arrested_with_leica_m6_in_london_suburb_news_292842.html

MP pushes for debate over photographer stops – The Independent 10 December 2009
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/mp-pushes-for-debate-over-photographer-stops-1837946.html

Police crackdown on City photographers – Amateur Photographer 11 December 2009
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/police_crackdown_on_city_photographers_news_292881.html?aff=rss

Fish and chip photographer arrest ‘unlawful’, say police chiefs – Amateur Photographer 11 December 2009
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/fish_and_chip_photographer_arrest_complaint_upheld_news_292896.html?aff=rss

Police snapper silliness reaches new heights – The Register 11 December 2009
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/11/police_quiz_itn_reporter

Police: Photographers should carry identification – Amateur Photographer 11 December 2009
http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/police_photographers_should_carry_identification_news_292902.html

S44 abuse of photographers raised in Parliament – photorights.org 11 December 2009
http://www.photorights.org/forum/s44-abuse-of-photographers-raised-in-parliament

From Snapshot to Special Branch: how my camera made me a terror suspect – Guardian 11 December 2009
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/dec/11/snapshot-special-branch-terror-suspect

A few photographs add up to a minor terror alert – Guardian 11 December 2009
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/video/2009/dec/11/photographs-police-anti-terrorism-laws

We’re photographers, not terrorists, Marc Vallée – Guardian 11 December 2009
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2009/dec/11/photographers-section-44-terrorism-act

Well respected photojournalist pursues complaint to the IPCC after being stopped whilst
working by police who tell her we can do anything under the terrorism act – Bindmans 11 December 2009
http://www.bindmans.com/index.php?id=672

The picture that could land you in jail:
How police in Big Brother Britain treat you like a terrorist for taking holiday snaps –
Daily Mail 12 December 2009
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1235241/The-picture-land-jail-How-police-Big-Brother-Britain-treat-like-terrorist-taking-holiday-snaps.html

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