Re: [carfree_cities] sticker abuse
- Someone should make printable stickers with the
post-it-note adhesive on it. That way they'd come off
so easily, stickering victims could just be given the
--- "J.H. Crawford" <mailbox@...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've had three irate e-mails today from people
> apparently in
> the Berkeley area. Somebody has been pasting stuff
> on cars that
> had the Carfree.com address on it. If anybody knows
> please advise. This isn't helping anything, and it's
> me a real pain to deal with.
> Here is a sample:
> It is an interesting irony that you have taken away
> the option to e mail you via your website because
> you think e mail spamming should be stopped and yet
> you and or your representatives have taken the
> liberty to spam our vehicle with your organization's
> I empathize with your quest to eliminate cars from
> our roadways but you have violated my own right to
> decide whether or not I want to emblazon my vehicle
> with your sticker.
> My husband has reported this action to the police.
> I hope that by notifying you of this you will take a
> moment to consider that your spamming my car is just
> as vile as people who use the internet without
> Good luck with your cause and please stop the car
> I responded, indicating that I didn't know anything
> about it and
> got this back:
> I suppose if you truly didn't know anything about
> this you would take an interest in trying to halt
> those who are responsible since they are going about
> our neighborhood in Berkeley and slathering glue
> over paper flyers onto cars that state things such
> as SUBSIDIZED with a bunch of rhetoric about how
> cars are responsible for taking away taxpayer
> dollars, or I KILL CHILDREN, etc., etc.
> I apologize for accusing you of something you may
> not have done but they did list your e mail address
> on their flyer as a way to "Learn more."
> Maybe you could send out a message to your
> subscribers letting them know that this kind of
> action is not tolerated and the police have been
> notified of their actions.
> -- ###
> J.H. Crawford
> Carfree Cities
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> Someone should make printable stickers with the post-it-note=v= In the U.S., Avery makes this sort of thing. It's a bit
> adhesive on it. That way they'd come off so easily,
> stickering victims could just be given the finger.
stronger than post-it-note adhesive, but it comes off readily.
Sold in office supply stores, on sheets that that can be run
through a printer.
=v= Rumor has it that the "Parking Clown" flier on this site
was printed on that stuff:
P.S.: I've hinted to Berkeley car-free activists that they
shouldn't be using the carfree.com URL on their stickers.