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Icelanders Using Twitter To Monitor Police

Published June 26, 2014

Icelandic Twitter users have begun using a hashtag to monitor police and inform each other of speed traps

Nanna Árnadóttir
Photos by
Joe Ritter

Icelandic Twitter users have begun using a hashtag to monitor police and inform each other of speed traps

Icelandic Twitter users have begun using the hashtag #lögguvaktin to monitor the police and inform other twitter users where police have set up speed traps.

To start with the hashtag was limited to sightings on Reykjanesbraut (Route 41) and the Southern Peninsula but the usage has spread and now daily sightings and pictures are being tweeted.


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