Hackers take over Police Scanners and Force Officers to Listen to N.W.A. and Rage Against the Machin
From Cellphones, to computers, to gas pumps, to credit card machines, Hackers have been known to take over different type of appliances to get what they need. Well one hacker decided it was time to take over the Police scanners and serve their own justice. Cops in New Zealand were forced to Listen to N.W.A.'s song "F#ck the Police" multiple times and a Rage Against the Machine song that talks about Police Violence and brutality. "Any interference with a police radio constitutes a risk to public safety, and anyone caught doing this can face a penalty of criminal nuisance and up to one year imprisonment,” said Inspector Kelvin Lloyd tothe Otago Daily Times.N.W.A. and Rage Against The Machine were known for their deep hatred of the police system, which sparked much controversy over the years.
N.W.A (an abbreviation for Niggaz Wit Attitudes)was an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California. They were among the earliest and most significant popularizers and controversial figures of the gangsta rap subgenre, and are widely considered one of the greatest and most influential groups in the history of hip hop music.Active from 1986 to 1991, the rap group endured controversy owing to their music's explicit lyrics, which many viewed as being disrespectful to women, as well as to its glorification of drugs and crime. The group was subsequently banned from many mainstream American radio stations. In spite of this, the group has sold over 10 million units in the United States alone. Drawing on their own experiences of racism and excessive policing, the group made inherently political music.They were known for their deep hatred of the police system, which sparked much controversy over the years.
Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1991, the group consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad Wilk. Rage Against the Machine is well known for the members' revolutionary political views, which are expressed in many of the band's songs. As of 2010, they had sold over 16 million records worldwide They are well known for expressing how they feel and rallying people to support their cause. It's easy to see why the New Zealand Police feel these hacks as threats and are now looking to arrest whoever is playing this music on their scanners.