Two quick notes

   - Photography from public land is permissible, though security/police
   may try to 
   Cannot be stopped, equipment seized, or photos deleted unless "reasonable"
   suspicion of terrorism or evidence of terrorism. Security guards have
   claimed "you are breaching our security" but have no right in law to act on
   public ground; police and industry bodies have tried to train event
   security staff to be aware of
   The British Security Industry Association has a leaflet which spells out
   the law: *"If an individual is in a public place photographing or
   filming a private building, security guards have no right to prevent the
   individual from taking photographs," ... [adding that filming or taking a
   photograph].. does not in itself indicate hostile reconnaissance or other
   suspicious behaviour*". *[previous link]
   - Reports and ticket terms conflict.
   Reports say "Earlier this year, Locog said photographers will not face
   confiscation of camera gear at the gates, but that security staff have a
   right to challenge people whose equipment interferes with the view of other
   spectators once inside. ‘No way are we trying to target camera users,' said
   a Locog spokesman in February. ‘The issue is basically around
   but ticket T&C prohibitions include "unauthorised transmissions and/or
   recording through mobile telephones or other instruments (video cameras,
   tape recorders, etc)"<>
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