Professional equipment is not allowed in malls?

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Dylan Johnson
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Re: Professional equipment is not allowed in malls?
In reply to Wheatfield, 9 months ago

Dylan Johnson wrote:

So if you and your 6 year old daughter are out shopping and there's someone with a big camera following you around taking pictures of your daughter, you would be perfectly fine with that? Who knows where these pictures are ending up? You don't know if that person is a pediphile or not. That's why security has to take those precautions.

You are avoiding the question.

Let me ask again: What is the harm in photographing children? Please be specific regarding exactly how a child (or anyone else, for that matter) is harmed by being photographed?

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It's not the act of taking a picture of a kid that's harmful, but it's what some people might do with the photo after. I'm not saying everyone is a pedophile just because you don't ask for permission, I'm saying that you don't know, that's the thing.
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