From:   MAd Hatter <>
Sent time:   Friday, September 16, 2011 2:41:22 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] FYI - Demonstration downtown SATURDAY 9/17

for external messaging to people not at the action, we should set up

an indymedia site at a cafe or wireless area slightly away from the

zone... and those more mobile can deliver reports, photos, etc for

upload and broadcast.




On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Mellow Yellow <> wrote:

> We should absolutely assume that NYPD will disrupt our wireless

> communications. This will hinder our ability to mobilize effectively and get

> our message out live. What is the tactical plan to deal with this?


> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:25 PM, Jon Good <> wrote:


>> It seems that the cops are considering disrupting wireless networks and

>> attempting to blame it on protesters.  Maybe we should find a way to tweet

>> that in a way that doesn't sound sarcastic or ominous?

>> Jon


>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Drew Hornbein <>

>> wrote:


>>> Just got this from a guy who works downtown.



>>>> FYI - The NYPD has notified building management about a large

>>>> demonstration that will take place tomorrow, Saturday, September 19th in the

>>>> downtown Wall Street area.  Several groups will be gathering in various

>>>> locations throughout the financial district. These groups may attempt to

>>>> disrupt wireless networks in the area and may attempt to gain access into

>>>> building lobbies to hold protests. The NYPD is saying this demonstration

>>>> could attract anywhere from 5,000 to 20,000 protestors.


>>>> The building will be operational tomorrow however, as a precaution, they

>>>> are keeping the entrance doors locked. Each person must show their Building

>>>> I.D. access card at the [redacted] entrance to gain entry.


>>>> The [redacted] Garage (parking garage at [redacted]) will be closed

>>>> tomorrow.


>>>> The building will have extra security working with the NYPD.