technologies of control

technologies of control (CCTV, ID cards, RFID tags, etc)

Launch of Bath Activist Network

Sep 28 2006

Birth pangs of a new group, the Bath Activist Network, bringing together people in Bath who want to work together to fight for positive change, connecting all radical "disciplines" holistically, knowing that every problem in this world is interlinked.

CCTV Protest in Balsall Heath Continues

anti CCTV boy

Summary of ongoing campaign to get rid of a CCTV camera on our road, put up without consultation with residents, and suggesting that the protests are extended to other CCTV cameras. Also to link this with anti ID card campaigns,

(Some) Workshops at the Camp for Climate Action

The recent Camp for Climate Action in Yorkshire got headlines for its audacious attempt to shut down the UK's most polluting coal-fired power station, Drax, but it also featured a packed programme of workshops.

Police Prevent Essential Supplies From Reaching Activists

During Climate Camp's Day of Mass Action at Drax Power Station fellow activists attempted to get water and food to dehydrated activists stood on the perimeter fence. However, police refused access to the nessecery footpath meaning the supplies couldn't reach them. It demonstrates the heavily unreasonable police presence during the whole camp.

Climate Camp Reaction to Police Visit

banner hides climate camp 1
banner hides climate camp 2

At around 2:40 today there was a request by the police to re-enter the camp.

Climate Change and 21st Century Border Controls- Technopolitics of exclusion

Audio Interview of the Workshop leader - Run by an internationally recognised authority on the subject, the workshop covers current military plans to build new immobilising and paralysing technologies for border control and for targeting large crowds. The talk explores the generation of this technology as well as the challenge of developing non-violent countermeasures.....

CCTV protest Birmingham

Birmingham CCTV protest 2
Birmingham CCTV protest
Birmingham CCTV protest 3


A local protest about the installation of a CCTV camera on a residential road without the residents being consulted.

Repression against Italian eco-anarchists and the paper 'Terra Selvaggia'


About the arrests in Pietrasanta and Pisa (Italy)

At the beginning of May eleven anarchists were arrested in Pisa and La Spezia accused of ‘subversive association (conspiracy) with terrorist aims and subversion of the democratic order of the State’ (article 270bis). Some are accused of sabotaging pylons and mobile phone masts.

over 1,000 protest against nanotech & technologies of control, in Grenoble

Minatec demo

Over 1,000 people took to the streets to protest against the Minatec, the prime public nanotech centre, in Grenoble, France.

French President & Prime Minister cancelled coming, and the opening was delayed.

Resistance to Nanotechnology in France - week one

Report of the first days of a week of actions against the inauguration of minatec, the world's largest centre for nanotecnology, this week in grenoble.