Post by Bad Drivers NE Ohio on Apr 10, 2014 19:52:29 GMT -5
I don't bother to change anything. Dashcam recording is on public property, so it is fair game. If you are on public property and your face is on my video, you don't have any say in whether or not I wish to use it. I do understand some people wish not to be seen, however, 1) it is my right to record you, and 2) I don't have the patience or technology to blur out all the faces or plates I come across. The idea of many of these videos is to make it known there are bad drivers out there. Knowing the plate of a particular bad driver is a point of importance, as others may obviously want to know in case of a future encounter, or to see if it is a driver that they have already witnessed themselves. As for faces, if I see you do something stupid, and you may possibly be watching the video, I want you to see yourself being stupid (sorry of that sounds harsh), as it might be the best way for you to learn. A person who does something stupid every day may never know the true impact it has on others unless they see themselves doing that action from someone else's point of view.
Post by C_H EdmontonDrivers on May 18, 2014 0:37:22 GMT -5
something I found out recently, (pertaining a law here) If a cop pulls you over for a "no seat belt" while your window was rolled up and tries to gives you a ticket, he is 'invading your privacy'and that illegal. So in that case if I post a photo or video of someones face while their window is rolled up I too am invading their privacy and must blur their face. Not sure if it works that same when distracted driving laws are in forced or not.
Post by infinitycam07 on May 20, 2014 10:22:58 GMT -5
Normally I would have to pixelate all faces and license plates in my videos but I often only pixelate the ones which are doing something wrong.
I would like to not pixelate them since it always needs a long time to do this properly. But we have very strict privacy laws in Germany and I don't want to be sued. Germans are unfortunately really fast with doing such things.
Post by ThatDashcamChannel on Jun 21, 2014 2:09:15 GMT -5
One is out in the open, so I have the right to film them. If they do something stupid they probably know it's stupid, and have no grounds to deny me capturing said idiocies. Or putting it on-line for that matter. Freedom is a wonderful thing.
I don't call out plates, but I won't blur them unless they are my own. For... obvious reasons...
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