Anonymous are chatting about the possibilities for engagement, as flagged up in this quite good piece in HuffPo:
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Sat, 05/05/2012 - 12:31.
There is an ongoing stand-off between Olympic security guards and photographers with the Old Bill playing coy referee. There is a recent discussion about these issues on the British Journal of Photography blog
Andy Wilkes pitches in with his comment on 24 Apr 2012
Submitted by Martin Slavin on Mon, 30/04/2012 - 13:41.
It seems Danny Boyle plans to celebrate law breaking protest inside the Olympic stadium even as the police and politicians are clamping down on the same outside!
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Mon, 16/04/2012 - 01:13.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Fri, 13/04/2012 - 14:39.
CARP, the Carpenters Road campaign, was holding a film show outside the Carpenters Arms. I had wandered off and found a blocked off road with a sign which said 'Welcome to the Olympic Park'. It was so ridiculous that I decided to take a photo. Just as I was doing this a police car pulled up and a policeman leaned out and asked:
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Sun, 25/03/2012 - 02:40.
Did any of the planning documents mention a missile base?
concludes @blackheathbugle, perhaps in faux naïveté?
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Wed, 14/03/2012 - 11:02.
Now it's the turn of Loughborough University and Leicestershire Constabulary to get up the nose of the British Olympic Association! It's already being charged £750,000 to use the facilities at Loughborough for Team GB but it is now facing a further charge of £1million for security.
Submitted by Julian Cheyne on Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:47.
By Mike Wells, posted 16th February 2012, edited 17th Feb 2012
For security reasons there will be no commercial flights within 18 miles of the Olympic stadium for the duration of the Games. This will mean that VIPs and heads of state will not be able to use their preferred mode of transport - the helicopter - they will have to slum it with the rest of us on the roads.
Submitted by Mike Wells on Thu, 16/02/2012 - 17:08.
Article | 2012 Sustainability | 2012 Transport | Corruption & Ethics | Economics | Environment | Funding | Government | Hackney | London | Newham | Politics | Protest | Roads | Security | Sponsors | Tower Hamlets | Waltham Forest
by Jeff Davis, a librarian living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
In the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, the RCMP stepped up its surveillance of the radical left in Vancouver. After all, they knew a bunch of activists and anti-capitalists were organizing to oppose the Games, and when you’re throwing a multi-billion-dollar party, it looks bad when people start drawing attention to inconvenient truths like the criminalization of poverty, the erosion of civil liberties, corporate profiteering, and massive public debt.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Wed, 25/01/2012 - 20:42.
Submitted by Steve Dowding on Sat, 07/01/2012 - 19:56.