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Fun: Guerrilla Surveillance Camera Destruction Hits the U.S.

19 Feb

It started in Germany with masked anarchists dismantling CCTV cameras, now Camover is a global game

The spoils of a Camover mission in the Puget Sound region (Credit: AnarchistNews.org)

The spoils of a Camover mission in the Puget Sound region (Credit: AnarchistNews.org)

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It started in Berlin: Anarchists, donning black bloc attire, hit the streets at night in pairs, small groups or alone to smash and dismantle the CCTV surveillance cameras adorning the city streets.

They posted videos and photos of their exploits online and called the guerrilla project Camover. The German collective gave a playful interview to Vice U.K. in which they explained that they are “a diverse group of people: Shoplifters eluding capitalism who don’t want to be monitored, passengers who don’t want to followed step by step and anarchists fighting everything that wants to control us.” Continue reading

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