Game Of Surveillance Camera Destruction Hits The United States

The previously discussed trend of making a game out of breaking as many public surveillance cameras as possible, known as Camover, appears to have crossed the Atlantic, with a team calling themselves the Barefoot Bandit Brigade claiming a score of 17 in Washington state:

17 Security Cameras Disabled and Destroyed in Puget Sound Region — In the opening weeks of February, 2013, we have removed and destroyed 17 security cameras throughout the Puget Sound region. This act is concrete sabotage against the system of surveillance and control. It is also a message of solidarity and a wish of strength to the Seattle Grand Jury Resisters, those currently incarcerated and those not. Finally, this act announces our participation in the game of CAMOVER, called for by comrades in Germany.

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  • Todd X

    I am already a huge fan of this sport. Though it will be difficult to televise, I would enjoy looking at artist’s recreations.

    • 11BravoCibVet

      “Go team”!!!! Id buy tickets for this long before I would any other “sporting event”!

  • charlieprimero

    Cool. I was already doing this. I didn’t know it was a sport.

    • 11BravoCibVet

      From one too old and disabled , I WISH I WAS DOING SO WITH YOU!!! Please try to see that it spreads! And please take out one on behalf of an old timer who wishes he could. :-) Thank you!

  • SuperSerial

    I would love to take down a few “red light” cameras here in Florida

    • Todd X

      I have read in numerous reports that red light cameras cause more accidents than unmonitored or even unregulated intersections.

      You would be contributing to the greater good.

  • Ittabena

    Seattle takes part of the lead again. I love this place.

    Rather than calling it a sport, let’s call it a protest, or even better a vote.

    • https://sites.google.com/site/themattprather Matt Prather

      Then, of Seattle, I may say (as Ted Heistman said of something else):

      “Evolution in action.”

      …and add that: I mean it in a good way!

  • arfer

    Soon the state will need a camera to watch the camera, and a camera to watch the camera watching the camera and a camera to watch the camera watching the camera that watches the camera watching the camera. ahahhaahahahaha. camera.

  • Raz

    World Cup, now!

  • http://twitter.com/TedHeistman Ted Heistman

    Evolution in action. Result: Better surveillance cameras.

  • Adam

    should activate a group but also neutralize cctv security in miami

  • 11BravoCibVet

    Bravo! From a really old stodgy US Military Veteran! Destroy every f-ing big brother cam you can! Wish I were young again. :( But thru you ? I am.:)

  • 11BravoCibVet

    Supersoaker and paint emulsion and get it from the ground?

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