3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by davebodia » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 pm

Being 50 years younger than some of you old farts doesn't mean they're little kids. They're grown men who knew damn well what they were doing. You don't accidentally fly a drone over the PM's house (or whatever restricted area it was).
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by timmydownawell » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:49 pm

davebodia wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 pm
Being 50 years younger than some of you old farts doesn't mean they're little kids. They're grown men who knew damn well what they were doing. You don't accidentally fly a drone over the PM's house (or whatever restricted area it was).
pfft they're like 21yo, you know there are other actual landmarks right there
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Kammekor » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:55 pm

davebodia wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 pm
Being 50 years younger than some of you old farts doesn't mean they're little kids. They're grown men who knew damn well what they were doing. You don't accidentally fly a drone over the PM's house (or whatever restricted area it was).
Well, in their defense.... It's not like there's marks saying "Prime minister's house".

Maybe they were making a documentary about the serial kiddy rapist who used to live next door, for example?
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by hanno » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:47 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:55 pm
davebodia wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 pm
Being 50 years younger than some of you old farts doesn't mean they're little kids. They're grown men who knew damn well what they were doing. You don't accidentally fly a drone over the PM's house (or whatever restricted area it was).
Well, in their defense.... It's not like there's marks saying "Prime minister's house".
The German parliament doesn't look like a parliament; won't be an excuse if you fly a drone over it.

And I'd be extra cautious if there is shit-loads of heavily armed police about; might indicate that flying a drone might not be a good idea.
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Gardiguy » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:59 pm

hanno wrote:
Kammekor wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:55 pm
davebodia wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 pm
Being 50 years younger than some of you old farts doesn't mean they're little kids. They're grown men who knew damn well what they were doing. You don't accidentally fly a drone over the PM's house (or whatever restricted area it was).
Well, in their defense.... It's not like there's marks saying "Prime minister's house".
The German parliament doesn't look like a parliament; won't be an excuse if you fly a drone over it.

And I'd be extra cautious if there is shit-loads of heavily armed police about; might indicate that flying a drone might not be a good idea.
Exactly this, it only takes 2 secs to get their attention, point at the drone and ask "ok?" Especially the one who is a photographer for a media company should have known this.
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by prahocalypse now » Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:24 am

They spent a day in custody and now they are out and in Siem Reap.
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by LatinGemini » Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:52 am

davebodia wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:42 pm
Being 50 years younger than some of you old farts doesn't mean they're little kids. They're grown men who knew damn well what they were doing. You don't accidentally fly a drone over the PM's house (or whatever restricted area it was).
Some of these young adults fly to places like Cambodia thinking their youth gives them license to do the crap they can't or won't do back home and their western identities will shield them from local laws. We're seeing this play out in Siem Reap and Phnom Pehn. I don't think they should be sent to prison. Hopefully, SEA isn't taking lessons from North Korea, but they shouldn't go free without some life teaching penalty like community service.
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by LatinGemini » Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:24 pm

Here's what I received from the Cambodian Embassy in DC. Hopefully more information when I arrive in PP. Will post if anything useful.

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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by up2u » Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:52 pm

Which house is HE's? --The lower white one with the faded-ass minion pillow, or that taller orangish-pink brown thing. I know n. korea's is the third one east..
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by General Mackevili » Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:06 am

LatinGemini wrote:Here's what I received from the Cambodian Embassy in DC. Hopefully more information when I arrive in PP. Will post if anything useful.

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"We don't have any rule or regulation here."

Understatement of the year award. Image
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