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QR codes being used to help discourage graffiti: Article.

Off the Wall: Protecting Murals from Tagging Via Technology?

Thursday, January 26, 2012

While most everyone has seen and used Quick Response (QR) codes these days to instantaneously learn about companies or receive offers, it appears the black and white matrix might also be used as a technology-savvy solution to tagging and vandalism.

How? According to various news reports, a mural sponsored by the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, was recently defaced with a large red anarchy sign (an all too familiar fate for murals and other public works of art).

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