Hungary locks down on camera phones

Dec 12 2003 - 12:37 PM ET | Camera
Hungary has taken a step to curb unwanted pictures being taken by mobile phones. According to the data protection ombudsman, if you want to take and send a picture of someone, you must first have their permission. The ruling came after one of the country's wireless carriers ran an ad with the following: bq. "If you see a good-looking girl or guy on the street, don't hesitate to share the aesthetic experience with your friends via MMS."