Chaz Antonelli (mc4bbs) wrote,
Chaz Antonelli

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Big Brother in the news, but not on camera!

Nashua, New Hampshire: A city man is charged with violating state wiretap laws by recording a detective on his home security camera, while the detective was investigating the man’s sons. read more

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Man Arrested For Taking Photo Of Police Activity - The family of Neftaly Cruz said police had no right to come onto their property and arrest their 21-year-old son simply because he was using his cell phone's camera. They told their story to Harry Hairston and the NBC 10 Investigators. read more

As technology that allows for video/audio recording on the fly becomes more and more popular, this sort of thing will be in the news much more often -- I really can't understand the first article as much as the second, as the man in New Hampshire was running the recording device in his own home!

40th Birthday

Dave (my partner) and Dennis (my roommate) threw me a birthday party yesterday! Many of my friends came, and although my place isn't tiny, we had almost twenty people in a room best suited for no more than ten. But we all had a good time, and there were no complaints. We has enough food for two dozen people! Eeeps!

All in all, it was a great gathering of friends from the Boston Bears and other avenues of my life in Boston. I got a mobile telephone call from my friends in the Rochester Rams whilst on location at the Unicorn, M.C. Run in Southington, Ohio (a truely rustic, camping experience!) I got the usual calls from friends and family around the globe -- which was very touching.

Sadly, my friend loxie, one of the very few folks that still calls me "Chuck" instead of Chaz, wasn't able to make it. :-( She hasn't been down to see me in over two years because she's got her hands full with her daughter, work and ongoing car troubles.

A few other fellow LiveJournal pals that were there included massachusettsqq and verdant_rhythm -- there were many more, but if they have LJ accounts, I don't know their handles here.

Tags: big brother, soapbox

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