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Man arrested for taking photos of "no aesthetic value" — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
Watch what you capture: Taking a picture of "no aesthetic value" could get you arrested. Photo: CC BY: Joe Shlabotnik
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ong Beach, Calif., police arrested a man for taking a photograph of "no aesthetic value." Sander Wolff, who takes photos for a local newspaper, was detained after snapping shots of an oil refinery. Police say photography is considered "suspicious activity" if officers determine that it isn’t "regular tourist behavior."

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