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I wouldn't be afraid to use any good recording I made for whatever purposes I needed them. Some of the greatest and most award winning photography in the history of the medium is of people in great pain or distress. That the photographer captured and then released the images doesn't detract from the art of what that was or from what that photographer was ...


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I think it's pretty obvious answer that to value a "rare" recording more than lives in danger would be a pretty dick thing to do. But no doubt that we/some tend to be dicks in many aspects, ignoring to help, when the loss or pain (which there always is) doesn't touch personally. The good way to go, in my opinion, would be to react like reporters/journalists....


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I would answer this question by looking at art in general. Art is the expression of all that is human experience. Some art is beautiful and inspiring and some is dark and depressing. Both ends of the spectrum, and everything in between, represent human experience for better or worse. The reality is that horrible things happen. Art will express this ...


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The only issue I see in this is at the moment of witnessing the event and whether one decides to help or not. If one has the ability to help then one should do so (and keep the recorder rolling). Apart from that, if you can't help, record away. Later I would check that there's no personally identifiable speech on the recording but if it's just "foley" then ...


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