alex’s tiny revolution
- date: 1 october 2020
- challenge category: organised crime
- selected tactic: tiny hoax
- difficulty rating: lawyer up
- current status: completed
the doing: robocall for alex
in response to alex’s concerns surrounding the corruption and corrosion of democracy. the rebels devised a fake robocall offering an amnesty to our political leaders on any illicit funds they may have accepted with an offer to return it to the community, ‘no questions asked’. the rebels called prime minister scott morrison, treasurer josh frydenburg and peter dutton.
Hi, this is a recorded message to inform you about the new federal ICAC. If you’d like to book a hearing, please call us back to arrange a time. In the meantime, we are offering an amnesty on illicit funds, anything you wish to return to the community will be accepted no questions asked.
what overwhelms you?
“criminality permeates and perverts irrespective of (but with much respect for) social strata. for every utopia, an underworld. any project should anticipate the corruption of its principals. greed and terror reign.”
“all our heroes are fake!”
what is the idea we are moving forward with?
A robocall informing politicians of a new federal ICAC
how can we do it?
by asking them to book a time for a hearing and offering an amnesty on any illicit funds they choose to return to the community.
where does it need to take place?
text and voice recording on the website, alongside a video of us playing the recording
are there any legal implications to the activity?
yes, lawyer up.