@crunchy this would be nice if i could read it. do you know of an online copy somewhere?
@crunchy There's actually a website with some cities and the keys needed in each one. There are 3d models so you can 3d print them: http://www.publicadcampaign.com/PublicAccess/Index.html
@crunchy This is cool but don't cover up the bus map part ok?
Those advertising spaces are heavy bits of metal and glass/polycarbonate often with a 230V lighting supply in them, that are subject to planning (zoning) and various other safety regulations. Changing the way they operate is not trivial and would cost more than any losses incurred even by ads being subverted. If you download the big PDF instructions they explain that the ads are changed every few weeks so a hacked ad would be removed anyway.
@vfrmedia @succfemboi @crunchy Oh, yeah. Sorry, I omitted that part. I realize changing it is a lot harder in real life. That's partly why any changes would be even easier to work around compared to the tech world.
It would take years to change, and hours to crack the new change. Meaning it's far easier and costs way less to just keep removing the non-ad posters than it is to find ways to protect the ads themselves.
@crunchy Love it!
@crunchy I love the simplest idea of "No, thank you" stickers. It's important to refuse <whatever bullshit> politely.
@crunchy this is amazing
@crunchy This is a thing of utter beauty.
Completely lightning up my old, art school, self-referential, Magritte- and Duane Michals-loving synapses, too
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