covert videotaping http://wfpl.org en Proposal to Outlaw Covert Videotaping at Farms, Factories Clears Indiana House Panel http://wfpl.org/post/proposal-outlaw-covert-videotaping-farms-factories-clears-indiana-house-panel <p></p><p>Taking videos and photos at Indiana farms and factories without permission would be a crime under a proposal endorsed by a state House committee.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bill sponsor Rep. Bill Friend says the Senate-passed measure is aimed at stopping overzealous activists from defaming farms and businesses with misleading covert videos or photos.</span></p><p>Opponents have raised concerns that it would prevent exposure of misconduct such as the mistreatment of workers or animal cruelty.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:35:11 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 4723 at http://wfpl.org Proposal to Outlaw Covert Videotaping at Farms, Factories Clears Indiana House Panel