If someone was filming you on a phone, camera, etc., and the purpose was to try to "catch" you doing something wrong or to irritate you so you would react negatively, is it a crime to flip them the bird? I've flipped off many people in my younger days, but I must admit, if I throw my finger up at you, it's better than a punch. Another one. I was standing in front of my father's business and the dude starts filming me with his camera, Hollywood style. The last time we had an incident, the police instructed me to call them the next time he starts filming me. So I called 911, but then I had an itch and scratched my crotch. When the police showed up, they asked him if he wanted to press charges against me because I upset him while he was shooting video of me and he noticed that I scratched my balls. I upset HIM? On my dad's property minding my own business? Now the normal thing for the cops to do would be to tell the nut to stop his filming of me when I'm obviously doing nothing wrong, and for me to take care of my itch in private To clear everything up, it's a step-family issue--the steps are trying to do a takeover of everything, and I mean everything, my father owns. They even tried to changed the locks and install an alarm system in his own building to lock him out! I showed up the next day with a drill gun and took care of the new locks for him, so the war was on. But what was I to do? Let them lock him out and take over his business he's had for decades? Possession is 9/10s of the law--he would have never been able to kick them out (his wife, my step-mother, gave them her 1/2 of the building...that he GAVE her). Nuts, but that's making a long story short, and I think you get the idea. So has anyone ever been filmed flippin' the bird...or scratching their nuts or worse? I'll be 60 in a few months and can't believe that I'm now a celebrity on the boulevard.