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Festivals Banning Selfie Sticks

With new technology often come new rules. The festival season is coming closer and closer and so a handful of considerable players in the industry decided to prohibit a gadget that has become an inflammatory subject on social media. Beginning of this year we reported about UK venues like the 02 Academy Brixton, 02 Arena and Wembley Arena banning selfie sticks. Yesterday Coachella and Lollapalooza banned selfie sticks from their festivals this year and have listed them as “prohibited items”. This includes monopods and other camera attachments. See also: UK Venues Banning the Selfie Stick According to Dutchscene the majority of the big Dutch Festivals have apparently followed this example. ... Read more