Quote Originally Posted by jnanian
i worked for a newspaper for a number of years, one assignment, i was told to photograph people and goings-on in a large shopping mall. i was greeted by mall security almost as soon as i pulled my camera out of my bag and immediately told " you can't photograph in here .." when i asked why, they said that the business wanted complete control of how their stores logos, et C. were being portrayed in the published media. i have a feeling what happened to me, was exactly what you are talking about. right or wrong, in this day and age, corporations and businesses want full control of what and how they are being seen.
Actually I understand this fully, a Mall is not public property, it is private property and hence they have the right to regulate the activities conducted on their property...