Rokcet wrote:fvwazing wrote:Rokcet wrote:So now we wait for some idiot to duct tape his device, with Waze running, to his OUTSIDE rearview mirror believing this law does not apply to him.
Would help for the coolingproblems as well! But what asterix proposes - disabling the speedcamfunctionality from the SERVER side - seems legal to me. You take Waze over the border and - poof!, speedcams gone, nothing you can do. Would hold in court.
When you cross a border it takes the system up to 20/30km to adjust* to that fact. So for that 20/30km you would be breaking the law.
So where would you position yourself if you were a French traffic cop hunting for lawbreakers...?
*When crossing a border without roaming selected, you'll find that nav and phone services still work even though you're well over 10km inside the other country. I.o.w. the system has not yet recognized that you are in another country. And as long as it hasn't it will not disable the speedcam functionality, and you will be breaking the law...
"Remember, remember, the 5th of November...
dmcconachie wrote:This law will be aimed at the likes of RoadAngel. The burden of proof will lie with the Police and no way will they want to bother investigating every mobile phone sighting.
dmcconachie wrote:Argument remains, are the police going to bother trying to prove it? Do they have power to confiscate or even search mobile phones? Unlikely I'd have said.
robin1979 wrote:argus-cronos wrote:dmcconachie wrote:Argument remains, are the police going to bother trying to prove it? Do they have power to confiscate or even search mobile phones? Unlikely I'd have said.
They are allowed to.
They are not.ARTICLE 8
Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence.
Also see article 10 posted above.
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