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London police fine pedestrian for trying to cover face from camera

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Posted by mlmartin (karma: 435)
Post stats: Points: 160 - Comments: 82 - 2019-05-16T12:20:01Z

#HackerNews #camera #cover #face #fine #for #from #london #pedestrian #police #trying
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Alexandre Blanc - 9 minutes ago

Which would it be?

An emoticon generally meant to look like a face with a tongue hanging out. like other emoticons/smileys, it's frequently used in IM conversations, forum posts text messages, etc., especially by younger people. It usually signifies one of the following:
  • Somewhat sheepish (but good-humored) acknowledgment of (usually one's own) silliness, foolishness, absentmindedness, or ineptness. While often used to reflect one's own state, it is also used in reference to others or situations.
  • Mild disgust, in other words, a stand-in for "ew" "yuck". (More profound revulsion can be expressed with "XP", which is similarly meant to depict a hanging tongue, but adds eyes squinted shut or nearly shut)
  • Tongue sticking out tauntingly. (Less common. As said earlier, :P is usually is interpreted as a tongue hanging out, not protruding straight forward) does he do this often? youre going after him pretty hard.

(personally id wait 24 hours to repeat the question since he could easily be offline, but repeating it wont force him to reply)

I was offline at northsec conference. This was an agreement with your comment, and would be vomit at this news. Unacceptable abuse over freedom

Aside of the borders, there should be no privacy invasion or attack on freedom. People willing to hide from camera should be allowed to do so, unless an active investigation is going on and there is a specific reason.

I agree with you Alexandre, on all counts.

(I took your emoticon to be directed at me...)

Thanks for the clarification.

You are welcome, you start to know me over time :)