NBC: Clever abuse of the system!
Sat May 10 14:41:25 EDT 2008
The Get Out Clause, Manchester stars of CCTV
By Tom Chivers
Last Updated: 6:54PM BST 08/05/2008
Many people are uncomfortable with the march of the surveillance state –
but a Manchester band has used it to their advantage.
Unable to afford a proper camera crew and equipment, The Get Out Clause,
an unsigned band from the city, decided to make use of the cameras seen
all over British streets.
With an estimated 13 million CCTV cameras in Britain, suitable locations
were not hard to come by.
They set up their equipment, drum kit and all, in eighty locations
around Manchester – including on a bus – and proceeded to play to the
Afterwards they wrote to the companies or organisations involved and
asked for the footage under the Freedom of Information Act.
More at: http://tinyurl.com/4w5t8q
Video at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=98u1HuqS7Nk
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