New Law to Require 'Click' from Camera Phones
A new bill has been introduced to congress that would require camera phones to create a click or other audible noise when the phones are used to take pictures. The bill is called the Camera Phone Predator Alert Act, and would prohibit a camera phone from being equipped with a means of disabling or silencing the tone. The bill would fall under the domain of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and be treated as a safety requirement. The noise would have to be audible to anyone in a "reasonable distance" of the camera phone.
This is absurd
Why only cameras with phones attached?
Of course, all you whores out there can stop wearing skirts if you don't want people sneaking a peak at your underwear.
If you are in public...
Making a camera click sound as a "safety" feature will not prevent anyone from snapping a picture. First, it's legal. If you are in a public place anyone can be photograped all day, even if you ask them not to do so. There is no right to privacy in a public place.
Second, the creepy child stalker types will not be suddenly cured of their sickness because of this. Most phones take video, which would be pointless if there was some constant sound being emitted making the audio part of the video useless to everyone.
Also there are literally millions of already existing digital came...
What are you guys taking pictures of?
ps i feel little remorse for som...
Sorry, it was so obvious I couldn't resist.
The reason that we keep seeing money wasted on stupid doa bills like this is that few people really have any idea of what a "right" is.
You don't have a right to treat the world as yo...
This law doesn't really hurt anyone, however it does protect the rights of millions of women who are violated everyday. Secondly, this is one of the problems with the country, everyone thinks about how something will
This is RETARDED
Some say it's to protect females from getting pics taken of them by perverts...what horseshit! Put a finger or thumb over the speaker and there wont be a hearable click. Besides whats the average megapixel of cameraphones? 1.3? Can't take a decent picture with that and if you could the female would have to be in sunlight or bright ass lights standing still and showing her cooter anyways to get a good picture of it.
I like the spin on this...say a criminal hears the click of the cameraphone and now kills the innocent bystander who was just taking a pic to help police catch the dip.
what's worse...a perv taking a pic of some ladies ass or murder????
Land of the "free"...yeah right!
Yeah, I see where you are going with this...
WAAAAAAWWWWWWAAAAA - Great..How can our government waste time on laws this stupid! Congress is a disgrace.
You thought ringtones were big
and with my SUPERtones every picture will automatically insert Carl (from athf)at a random place within the picture!
Dont you get it??
if i going to take a pic and make noise, people will notice!
i just do a video/ youtube style instead! haah
Maybe this isn't so bad....
how idiotic. next they will require your phone to play the fallowing message. "warning a picture has been taken. if you have not connected please contact the nearest law enforcement immedi...
Mine doesn't, at least.
Wow This Nitwit is a!
Maybe someone got some photo's of him that he doesn't want?
Insted of "click" how about " HEY I JUST TOOK A PICTURE!!"
but seriously waste of time..
phones will comply for a while then we'll forget all about it..
Oh and btw its not illegal to take public pictures so WTF!?! second what about digital cameras.. you know normal cameras. do they need announcements?
but to each his/her own.
also there should really make phone announce that you opened your pic application.. "HEY IM GUNNA TAKE A PIC!! , hide your ass cracks and make sure your titties aren't falling out!"
Easy to get around
Someone can simply muffle the speaker with their thumb and a little bit of pressure and the semi-distant "target" wouldnt even hear it.
In conclusion, this bill seems like the biggest waste of time and money ever.
Mandated GPS tracking and Atomic clocks