Name: Recode

Date:  1995 - 2005 , 1995 - 2005 , 1995 - 2005

Location:  North America , North America , North America

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion , Political/Economic/Social Opinion , Political/Economic/Social Opinion

MediumElectronic Media , Electronic Media , Electronic Media

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Artist: Conglomco and The Carbon Defense League

Confronting Bodies: Conglomco and The Carbon Defense League and Wal Mart

Date of Action: March 2003-2004

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Description of Artwork: was a web site that allowed users to enter information about products they purchased into a database that was then publicly searchable. A step through visual guide and a commercial that dramatized the act of switching UPC bar codes were shown on the site.

Description of Incident: The project caught the attention of Kellog's, Wal Mart, and Price Chopper for it's fair use of their products and stores.Wal Mart's attorney was threatening with a law suit if the website was not pulled down.

Results of Incident: The original website was pulled down.


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