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Distributed brake graffiti

stop tires and make graffiti with them
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This program would use input from a camera, a GPS and an interface with your all-wheel-drive traction controlled vehicle to halt one wheel at a very precisely chosen place on the road for a very short time creating a skid mark.

Combined output from many cars would, in time, create patterns the drivers agreed upon and downloaded ahead of time.

No single driver can be proven to have committed this vandalism making it ideal for political protest in areas of tightly controlled political speech.
Voice, Mar 01 2011

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       Great fun ! (+)
normzone, Mar 02 2011
  

       [+] this is an excellent idea!!!!
xandram, Mar 02 2011
  

       ...or commercial use "Discount on new tires at Al's Tyre-O-Rama!!!", and what happened if someone hacked the system..
not_morrison_rm, Mar 02 2011
  

       Brilliant in theory, but I'm not sure the accuracy of civilian GPS is quite there.
BunsenHoneydew, Nov 21 2011
  

       Cameras viewing the buildings and street furniture could be used to more accurately triangulate the vehicle's position.
pocmloc, Nov 21 2011
  
      
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