Zurich.

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m100 Contributing Member • Posts: 833
Re: Zurich.

IWBF wrote:

Hi PK

I live in Zurich and I think you did well. You were lucky with the weather as we had sooo much rain lately😉

Now I have some constructive criticism as well: You probably didn't know that, but in Switzerland you need the consent of people to take pictures of them, even in public places. To post pictures of people that are recognisable without expressed consent is in violation of our law. The waiter and the swan feeder seem fine with your actions, the lady with the umbrella and the passers by the Limmat not so much.

My advice for all travellers: Check this link to make sure it is OK to photograph people:

https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Country_specific_consent_requirements

Or, and even better: Do not use tele lenses and talk to people and ask them for permission.

ironic

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/will-switzerland-distance-itself-from-the-eu-on-mass-surveillance-/46766024

and this

https://apnews.com/article/switzerland-hacking-e1cf8f57776a2de8e1704f5c86c3f800

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