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CANADA

Young Graffiti "Vandals" Should Be Recognized as Urban Artists (Centretown News, Carlton University, Ottawa, February 22, 2002)
http://www.carleton.ca/ctown/archiv/feb2202/arts3.htm

From Montreal:

When the Stencil Hits the Road (originally published in the Globe and Mail, January 6, 2005)
re: graffit artist Roadsworth and questions of art and vandalism
http://www.goodreads.ca/reidcooper/

Roadsworth busted (Montreal Mirror, December 9 - 15, 2004)
http://www.montrealmirror.com/2004/120904/front.html

The Arrest of Roadsworth (Wooster Collective, December 19, 2004)
http://www.woostercollective.com/2004/12/arrest-of-roadsworth.html

From Toronto:

The Dreaded Poster Plague (The Front Ezine, June 10, 1999)
http://www.montrealmirror.com/ARCHIVES/1999/061099/news6.html

Long Live and Poster (Eye Weekly, 1994)
http://www.eye.net/eye/issue/issue_04.07.94/NEWS/nv0407b.htm

INTERNATIONAL

Taipei and legal graffiti (Taiwan Government News, January 25, 2005)
http://english.www.gov.tw/index.jsp?id=14&recid=103151&viewdate=0#
*if this article is no longer posted on the Taiwan Govt site, a copy of the article can be found at Graphotism... http://www.graphotism.com/benchDetails.asp?bid=509

London and railway graffiti costs (Rail News, January 24, 2005)
http://www.railwaypeople.com/rail-news-articles/10-000-bill-for-graffiti-clear-up-277.html

From Scotland:

Government news release (July 15, 2004)
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2004/07/5803

Labour party news release (June 18, 2004)
http://www.scottishlabour.org.uk/Antisocialbillpassed/

National Autism Society raises concerns (news release, June 15, 2004)
http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=355&a=4755

Green party concerns (news release, December 11, 2003)
http://www.patrickharviemsp.com/index.php?page=news.php&story=48

Glasgow and graffiti costs / prevention (Evening Times, November 20, 2003)
http://ww1.eveningtimes.co.uk/hi/news/5021237.html>

Glasgow and Edinborough - Cities condemn project which uses website to promote graffiti (on No Graf site, news source unnamed, June 27, 2003)
http://www.nograffiti.com/grafnews/6_27_03/glasgow_and_edinburgh_city_counc.htm

From the USA:

U.S. graffiti artists help rub out vandalism' (Police One News, September 20, 2004)
http://www.policeone.com/policeone/frontend/parser.cfm?object=News&operation=full_news&id=91942

Grand Rapids, Michigan and Graffiti on the Rise (Michigan Independent Media Centre, July 29, 2003)
http://michiganimc.org/newswire/display/2836/index.php

Free Speech Seattle - inactive since the city's poster ban was overturned in March 2002 but see related news stories...
http://freespeechseattle.org/new/

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