Wednesday, July 14, 2010
title is a parody of the fact that the government has effectively made
it a felony to
take pictures of oiled wildlife.
While most of these pictures have previously been published by the mainstream media - and presumably will remain publicly available - that assumption is not 100% certain. By way of analogy, the government sometimes reclassifies as top secret information which was previously declassified.
More importantly, while some of these photos have been widely seen, most have not, and I have never seen them rounded up in a single page before.
Jonathan Elinoff has rounded
up rarely-seen videos and pictures of the gulf oil spill: