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Video Evidence Plays Key Role in Prosecution of Convention Protesters

In Videos Challenge Accounts of Convention Unrest, the New York Times covers the use of video shot during the Republican Convention in September, 2005:
A sprawling body of visual evidence, made possible by inexpensive, lightweight cameras in the hands of private citizens, volunteer observers and the police themselves, has shifted the debate over precisely what happened on the streets during the week of the convention.
Jim Dwyer, the reporter who wrote the story, also tells the story in a video:
Link to NYT Video


At Steamer's

Surfers at Steamer's Lane in Santa Cruz, me not immediately realizing I was in a cell phone video clip. (Taken with a low-end Japanese cell phone.)