Last weekend at the Yarraville Festival, I was assaulted by a maniac with anger-management issues. I believe this was because I had a bike.On the day of the Festival, Feb 11, I was due to start work…Continue
"In this case I'll just ignore the person and even throw in a couple of tease comments so the person get even more irritated and acts even worse and I'll get more evidence in the process. Then I'll anonymously post it on Youtube,…"
"Hi Steve, I think your training is correct and you are right - the only difference is that you are acting for an organization rather than as an individual, thus are subject to those laws. As an individual with a a camera on your helmet I…"
"As a person in a very public industry it is easy to blame biased print and eletronic media as for being rat asred cop out i do not think so i do not see how it would be only rats are those in the Media industry."
""The Media" are just people doing a job. For example, would you expect Charlie Pickering (an avid cyclist apparently) to put an anti-bicycle slant to a story, or Will Hagen to put an anti-motoring slant to one. It's easy to blame the…"
"Oh, and thinking about the aspect of video on a bike helmet. By all means have one, just cover yourself (in both senses of this term ;-) with indication that you are recording your journey so that others may give thought to their next action. Your…"
"I'll stand corrected.
I only know what I've been taught in my media job for the past 25 years. (Probably gives away who I work for, too. Oh well.) If the other party says stop recording, you must stop recording, whether you're a…"
"This might help......my impression is that Federal privacy laws pertain to organizations and authorities, not individuals. Much of the Victorian law does too, but (from a blog so it is not the final word):
You can't use an optical…"
"So I met with the council guy. He told me the police had brought up my incident at a debriefing meeting, using it as an example of the lack of free-way lane for people who need to access the place for reasons other than the festival in a safe…"
"Steve, which part of the act says this? I would be interested to see it. The Office of the Australian Privacy Commissioner says: "The Privacy Act does not cover individuals acting in a personal capacity,"
The Victorian act says you…"
"Fact, Federal Privacy Laws affect evidence gathered by unnotified cameras. It can be classified as eavesdropping, even if you are a party to a conversation, if other parties are not informed you are recording them. If you record evidence, have a…"
"Well, initially I received an email from the council saying they would refer my complaint to the very female person who was involved in the incident. I wrote back and told them I was not interested in a response from that particular person (I…"
"Just reading through this, that's an appalling way for that man to behave, especially over reacting to simply moving through a crowd. Invariably some people have very low impulse control & even lower thresholds, funnily enough…"
I have NO time in my life for exercise, and am at the age where physical well-being is becoming harder and harder to achieve! Thus I ride my bike to work, and have been discovering Melbourne's tracks when time permits on weekends.
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I'm a wine geek, well travelled and lover of life.