Camera Wielding Voters May Break Law
Voters taking cameras and video recorders with them into voting booths may be breaking the law. In the first election since the advent of YouTube, voters are documenting their voting experience and posting them on the site's "Video Your Vote" section, a collaboration with PBS. However, some states prohibit recording inside polling places and most prohibit the public display of one's marked ballot as a way to prevent possible voter coercion. A YouTube spokesman said PBS is checking videos to make sure they're from a state where creating a video is legal. However, users posting pictures and videos on sites like Facebook and Flickr are going unchecked. (AP)
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