Her Majesty puts her foot down, and keep your damnable cameras away:
Queen Elizabeth II has given royal approval to a law that will make it illegal in England and Wales to take “upskirting” photos. The law, which takes effect in April, makes it a criminal offense to take pictures under a person’s clothes without permission.
It is the result of a campaign started by Gina Martin after a man placed a phone between her legs and took a picture of her at a London music festival in 2017. She reported the incident to police then discovered the man didn’t break any law, BBC News reported.
The bill had the backing of Prime Minister Theresa May, who praised activists advocating for a change in legislation.
And shortly thereafter, this PSA emerged from No. 10:
— Theresa May (@theresa_may) February 12, 2019