[extropy-chat] Wearable Camera Etiquette

Adrian Tymes wingcat at pacbell.net
Sat Apr 10 23:29:55 UTC 2004

--- duggerj1 at charter.net wrote:
> Adrian Tymes wrote:
> "I've been noticing a number of people
> (non-Extropiansso far as I know, but not necessarily
> opposed to our
> philosophy) say that cameras are forbidden,
> restricted, or just frowned upon in so many places
> that they won't carry a camera around in public, and
> won't buy gear with embedded cameras that they would
> otherwise want with them at most times (like cell
> phones or PDAs).  I, myself, have similar reasons
> for
> not carrying a camera."
> This seems to boil down to "I won't carry a camera
> because doing so invites hassle." Do I have this
> correct?

Yep.  Note that it's potentially a *lot* of hassle -
the degree definitely matters here.  It's a
cost/benefit calculation, and the cost exceeds the
benefit at this time.

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