Occupy Wall Street Gets A Surveillance Drone: The OccuCopter

occupiedworld:

Tim Pool’s tireless coverage of Occupy Wall Street was frustrated only by police barricades limiting press access. But no more.

The Guardian reports that Pool has purchased a Parrot AR drone he’s calling the OccuCopter, that he will use to cover the Occupy protests and police action against them.

A normal Parrot AR runs about three-hundred bucks, has an onboard camera and operates via iPhone, iPad, or Android, but Pool modified the Parrot’s software to broadcast straight to the Internet

To keep the drone up in the air with police attempting to shut it down, Pool “police-proofed” the device.

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gabrieldunn:

Please share this chapter of the upcoming documentary, Occupy The Movie, an indy film aiming to be entirely funded by the 99%. Please support our crowd funding campaign at: ‪http://www.indiegogo.com/OccupyTheMovie

5500 arrests of peaceful protesters in 90 days.
0 arrests of economic criminals in 3 years.
Who are you protecting?

Follow the indy film series at: http://www.OccupyTheMovie.com

Music by:
Johann Johannsson - http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id293921148

Unaltered mirroring encouraged, but please include all of this text description for your video’s description to properly credit the artists.

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Powerful New Video from New York - Motorists and Citizens Cheering OWS Protesters - NYPD Uses Violence Against Peaceful Protest

mamaatheist:

Another day, another protest in New York city. A powerful new video shot by Tim Pool from December 17, 2011. He uploaded several new videos from this day at his youtube channel.

The elderly lady at the end of the video interviewed by Tim Pool on December 17th expresses feelings which I am sure most of us would support - don’t miss her damning remarks.

Tim is today featured in an article at Time Techland which reveals that his next step in providing coverage of the Occupy protests will be from an aerial drone piloted via a smartphone. The drone will provide a unique perspective of both protesters and police and Tim will have several people at the protests who can assume coverage if the operator is arrested. This is a bold and exciting development and one that we can all look forward to.

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Mark Fiore - "Victory-ish"

Great animation by Mark Fiore on the “end” of the Iraq debacle.

etheraum:

Voices of Occupy Wall Street

[Documentary]

I am so glad people are involved and connecting.

Occupy Mindfulness

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American government expand "War on Terror" to include all US citizens. Obama drops pledge to veto. Any American citizen can now be arrested and held indefinitely, without trial, and even sent to Guantanamo if the US Military see fit.

pocketfulofgeek:

Get out, get out now!

Seriously America’s military is now technically at war with it’s own citizens. How is that in any way right!?

NOTE: the bill was passed 93 in favor, 7 against… Seven… SEVEN AGAINST! Who have you got in control of your country!? These people obviously do not work for you or this would have been the opposite!

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projecthires:

good animated explanation of the occupy movement: we’re prototyping a 21st century movement. thx, TIME magazine for recognizing ‘the protester’ as the person of the year. i think activists will be the only way out of our mess.

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el3fants:

Where to we sign up?

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