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 September 3, 2010  Court, Featured News, Surveillance

It’s the traffic stop that’s put Maryland’s wiretap law on trial.

The motorcycle rider who videotaped his encounter with police moved to have the charges against him dismissed.

Alex DeMetrick reports the outcome could put police in the public’s viewfinders.

Police have cameras trained on all of us, recording everything from arrests to calls for help.

But when Anthony Graber posted his high-speed motorcycle ride on YouTube, the helmet camera he was using recorded his traffic stop by a plainclothes state trooper. Because he recorded sound, he was charged with violating Maryland’s wiretap law.

Read more on WJZ.

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