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Of Cameras and Machine Guns

In a provocative piece called “Are Cameras the New Guns?,” Gizmodo points out a new and disquieting trend:
“In response to a flood of Facebook and YouTube videos that depict police abuse, a new trend in law enforcement is gaining popularity. In at least three states, it is now illegal to record any on-duty police officer.”
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War as Horror, War as Videogame

There may be no sadder piece of video than watching US soldiers attacking Iraqis from helicopters, killing a Reuters cameraman and his driver, as well as about ten more men, wounding two children, and attacking the van coming to rescue them from the air assault. War is hell, and this is an absurd and horrific [...]