Graffiti_PartII

Graffiti_PartII - Graffiti A Cultural War Attempts at...

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10/12/2008 1 Graffiti: A Cultural War Attempts at control • Plainclothes squad/officers • Canine units • Home video cameras • Remote control infrared cameras Remote control infrared cameras • Secure freeway signs and bridges with razor (barbed) wire • Anti graffiti resistant coatings/acid washes (dubbed the Orange Crush after Agent Orange) • Anti-graffiti day – citizens cleaned up subway trains. Wipe out or clean up campaigns • Banning of spray paints to minors •People were banned from possessing spray paint in public places • Toll free telephone hotlines to report offenders • Provision of youth activities • Legal art programs • Education programs • Imprisonment (escalation of offense, fines, etc.)
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10/12/2008 2 More drastic suggestions that have arisen from public officials: Public caning • Public caning • Public paddling • “Chopping a few fingers off” • Publicly spray painting the writers genitals (gets to the heart of private genitals (gets to the heart of private property)
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course GEOG 1004 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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