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Students Use Google Live To Avoid Kettling In London Demo

by | 9th, December 2010

TO avoid kettling at the student demo, the cool kids have been using a Live Protest Map on Google. There is no danger of police leaning about this and using it to counter the protesters because they only see the media as a tool to get their message out. They do not do the conversation the web is so good at.

The best bit is, of course, that the students now have mobile phones with GPS, video cameras, Twitter and all the tools of control the state used to keep for itself. Frr4edom is out there – it’s carrying a big stick…

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Police clash with protesters in Parliament Square, London, as part of a protest against the rise of university tuition fees.

Spotter: Michael K



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