Today our friends at unmediated posted a story about Josh Wolf, a video blogger who shot some footage of the G8 protests in San Francisco last year which he posted to his blog.
Now that footage is being subpoenaed by the Federal Government, and since Wolf has refused to turn over the tapes he was placed into Federal Custody on August 3rd.
This situation is somewhat troubling since some of the footage we expect people to submit to the Video Hub may contain video that might be of interest to governments. The Federal Government has requested all the footage that hasn’t been made public, presumably in order to identify individuals from the protests.
Here is a link to the story in

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