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When in outdoor public spaces where you are legally present, you have the right to capture any image that is in plain view, that includes pictures and videos of federal buildings, transportation, subways, buses, (including airports), and also police officers. When you are on private property, the property owner sets the rules about the taking of photographs or videos. If you disobey property owners' rules, they can order you off their property (and have you arrested for trespassing if you do not comply. In California you must obtain the consent of all parties, even if you are part of the conversation, to make a recording of peoples voices. I hope this helped with your question. Anything else, just ask.
In Calufornua, the recording of voice is even prohibited in public spaces, unless you have the consent of all parties to the conversation.
Good evening. The California's wiretapping law is the two party consent law. California, by statute, has made it a crime to record or eavesdrop on any confidential communication, including a private conversation or telephone call, without the consent of all parties to the conversation. See Cal. Penal Code § 632. The statute applies to "confidential communications" An example is where there is a conversations in which one of the parties has an objectively reasonable expectation that no one is listening in or overhearing the conversation. See, Flanagan v. Flanagan, 41 P.3d 575, 576-77, 578-82 (Cal. 2002). A California appellate court has ruled that this statute applies to the use of hidden video cameras to record conversations as well. See California v. Gibbons, 215 Cal. App. 3d 1204 (Cal Ct. App. 1989). I hope this helps you with your question.