LONDON (AP) — Royal officials on Friday urged media organizations not to publish unauthorized images of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arguing that paparazzi are using increasingly dangerous tactics to get the valuable images.
Kensington Palace, the official home of Prince William and his wife Kate, published a letter sent to media standards organizations, detailing recent incursions on the family’s privacy. It said photographers have hidden in car trunks, obscured themselves in sand dunes, monitored the movement of Prince George and his nanny around London parks and used other children to draw Prince George into view on playgrounds.
The palace says the increasing incursions present a risk “in a heightened security environment,” and that a line has been crossed.
“The worry is that it will not always be possible to quickly distinguish between someone taking photos and someone intending to do more immediate harm,” the palace said.
London police followed…
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