This is awesome!

One of the blogs I read everyday, State Sunshine & Open Records, found what might be the coolest use of FOIA yet. A British band performed a song in front of surveillance cameras, then sent (the British equivalent of) FOIA requests for the footage, and assembled a music video from it! Neat.

Here’s the video:

The music’s not bad either — way to go to The Get Out Clause!

3 Responses to “This is awesome!”


  1. 1 Sophie May 16, 2008 at 10:18 am

    They cheated loads: half of the stuff wasn’t even filmed on cctv! See here: http://observers.france24.com/en/content/20080516-hoax-cctv-video-get-out-clause-clip

  2. 2 Elizabeth May 16, 2008 at 2:05 pm

    Bummer! Well, it’s still a cool idea.


  1. 1 » The Get Out Clause: Twisted, Brilliant, or Both? - Entropic Memes Trackback on May 19, 2008 at 3:17 pm

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