Apple granted patent for infrared recording restrictions

According to 9to5Mac, Apple has been granted a patent for an infrared technology that could block iPhones' ability to capture photos or record video at live music events, among other scenarios. By transmitting an infrared signal from the stage, cameras attempting to record a performance would be disabled by the signal, as shown in the diagram above. Are you tired of having iPhones waved in your face at a show? Or do you think the patent is another in a long list of Apple censorship attempts?--let us know in the comments below.