From:   Justin Wedes <>
Sent time:   Friday, September 16, 2011 2:48:07 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] FYI - Demonstration downtown SATURDAY 9/17

Has anyone set up a tactical map of available public wifi spots around wall street. There are many!


Justin Wedes

Activist & Educator, Brooklyn


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On Sep 16, 2011, at 4:41 PM, MAd Hatter <> wrote:


> 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.