holy crap NYC

Wow, so much for a person's rights when out in public. Thousands of foreign tourists to be fined, I'm sure. NYC transit officials are considering banning photography in subway, buses, and metro rail citing “security”. This has gone way too far. How fitting that the RNC will be in NY this year? Full article available here, more coverage from the NYT available here (registration required, that kind of thing…).

People of New York: Welcome to the Police State.