To dampen the trend of selfie photos some countries make rules in the form of prohibition of selfie photos in certain places in the country and there are even countries that apply it in all its territory by banning the sale of narcissistic canes. Different types of punishment for anyone who impose selfies ranging from fines to imprisonment. Here’s a place in the world that forbids selfie photos.
1. Garoupe, France – Selfie Banned in August
Garoupe is one of the best beaches in France and is always crowd throughout the year. Because of this fame also this beach became one of the object selfie the traveler who came. Too many travelers who selfie on this beach to make the coastal authorities stifle so make a warning about selfie in Garoupe. On the beach is now installs the board of the selfie ban reads “No Braggies Zone” which refers to the banned selfie photos.
The beach security authority called Holiday Spam Police is always actively taking action on anyone who is desperate to do selfie photos there. The phenomenon of selfie photo is considered troubling on this beach, who come prefer photographs than enjoy the beauty of the beach. But this ban does not apply all the time but only on the beach’s hectic time in August.
2. South Korea – Deprived Selfie Wearing Selfie Stick can go to Jail
South Korean government is more extreme in stemming the phenomenon of a selfie. The rules in this country allow those who take selfish pictures using Selfie Stick to be in prison for three years. Selfie photos are always associate with narcissistic rods that make selfie photos more comfortable. Because they can take photos from a great distance to get a wider picture.
This stick is a stick that can be extended short with a clip at the end as a place to put the phone. To take pictures are usually Bluetooth pin technology as a trigger shutter. Well, the South Korean government considers Selfie Stick as a telecommunication device that must be certified. If anyone sells uncertified Selfie Stick and is expensive to get ready to go to jail. So also for uncertified Selfie Stick users may have similar penalties befall you.
3. Saudi Arabia – Selfie Prohibited for Making Hajj become Focused
The selfie does not know the place and time. In Saudi Arabia last year the emergence of selfie photos was very disturbing to the Saudi Arabian government. Until finally made the Arab government issued a fatwa that selfie is one of the activities that are not religious and destructive worship.
A fatwa exit because many people who enter the mosque is not to worship. Not to mention the pilgrims who took pictures of selfie during the pilgrimage at the tombs of the prophets and companions. The selfie photos are not actually banned by Arab governments but they must know the time and place. The local government requested that they respect the religious journey more.
4. New York – Selfie Photos with Animals will be Fined
In the circus or the zoo very common for services pose with certain animals, including wild animals such as lions or tigers. But if this you do in New York might get a fine you know. New York is the first state in America to ban selfie photos, but if only the photos you do with wild animals such as lions and tigers.
It is responding to the phenomenon that was booming there some time ago where one of the dating sites began popularizing the tiger selfie hashtag as its photo theme. Then massive many men post selfie photos of tigers. What is worrisome is that this phenomenon will further exploit these endangered animals so the prohibition that comes out with fine sanctions is not small.