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AUDIO: Man Videotaping Police Charged Under Healthcare Law!

AUDIO: Man Videotaping Police Charged Under Healthcare Law!

By Emily Gurnon
Posted: 01/08/2013 12:01:00 AM CST
Updated: 01/08/2013 07:27:46 PM CST

Andrew Henderson watched as Ramsey County sheriff's deputies frisked a bloody-faced man outside his Little Canada apartment building. Paramedics then loaded the man, a stranger to Henderson, into an ambulance.

Henderson, 28, took out his small handheld video camera and began recording. It's something he does regularly with law enforcement.

But what happened next was different. The deputy, Jacqueline Muellner, approached him and snatched the camera from his hand, Henderson said.

Read more: http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_22333563/little-canad...

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egapele's picture

I believe he's got them & will win his lawsuit - good for him

The allegation that his recording of the incident violated HIPAA, or the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is nonsense, said Jennifer Granick, a specialist on privacy issues at Stanford University Law School.

"There's nothing in HIPAA that prevents someone who's not subject to HIPAA from taking photographs on the public streets," Granick said. "HIPAA has absolutely nothing to say about that."