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Hey guys,

If I were to speed and film it with a helmet cam, and put that said hypothetical footage on youtube,

under a different name,

would i likely get in trouble with the UK police?

Thanks!
 

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I haven't gotten in trouble with the UK police so far. Go for it. Of course I don't ride on the University of Kentucky campus either. :^)
 

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You could, if they felt it was worth going through the trouble of getting your IP address from YouTube, then going to your ISP and getting your physical address, and then going to your house...

Chances are that won't happen unless you're absurdly obnoxious, run from the cops and people hear about it (i.e. embarrass them), or cause some sort of harm to people or property.
 

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Step 1: Look up user "wiffy" here on zx6r.com

Step 2: read his posts, watch his videos

Step 3: Don't do what wiffy did, they destroyed his bike and put him in jail.

Step 4: Learn from wiffy :bigthumb:
 

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Hey guys,

If I were to speed and film it with a helmet cam, and put that said hypothetical footage on youtube,

under a different name,

would i likely get in trouble with the UK police?

Thanks!
Good rule of thumb:
Don't admit to crimes.
Go fast on race tracks.

Also... It's not just ip address. Look up threat matrix it is used for passive identification and has >90% hit rate in us and eu.

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Also... It's not just ip address. Look up threat matrix it is used for passive identification and has >90% hit rate in us and eu.
You just piqued my interest... care to elaborate? (Yeah, I googled, I came up with a number of things.)
Agreed - I want to know more. I googled it and initially found out that there's a movie called Threat Matrix (who know :O) and then found a wikipedia article that was about something Pakistans government developed (?) and got confused and decided to stop looking...:sigh:

So now I'd love it if you would just explain more so that I don't have to actually work for the information :bigthumb:
 

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Well fuck me sideways. I knew this was possible, I just wasn't aware anyone was doing it.

As an aside, for anyone thinking they can cover up/blur out their speedo... all "normal" (i.e. not exit lane) white dashed lines are 10 ft. long, and are separated by 30 ft. -- on all US highways (basically any road). Take X seconds of video, and see how many feet go by... # feet / X seconds = feet per second => you're fucked.

Even with a low frequency (low FPS) camera, you can still put a floor on the minimum speed someone was going, without a speedo. No dashed lines? They can still go out and measure between trees, rocks, whatever.

So, as a rule, keep your dumb shit to yourself and your (close) friends, and certainly off of Facebook.
 

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http://zx6r.com/motorcycle-talk/18577-hi-dum-ass-wiffy.html

Was looking for some of Wiffy's threads when you posted that Schooley. Couldn't for the life of me remember his user name.

Anyway, the answer is yes, the can come after you and yes they can successfully prosecute you base on videos you post online.
I'll save everyone the trouble of reading: He got screwed because he broke the law all the time, recorded it, and never deleted the footage. The cops took his GoPro and it had a ton of footage on it of him breaking the law.

The reason I'm saving people trouble by explaining that is that the guy has the same ability to write effectively as my 3 year old cousin. It's damn-near indecipherable.
 
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So if I buy a GoPro at a flea market and it has footage of someone doing stupid shit on it with their bike and proceed to post it...I go to jail? Lots of people have similar bikes. If they can't without a doubt verify that it's you then it is bs and they have nothing. Then again I live in Canada and our laws generally are innocent until proven guilty where it seems the American laws make you guilty until proven innocent. Fuck do I know though. Off to do illegal shit now lol
 

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So if I buy a GoPro at a flea market and it has footage of someone doing stupid shit on it with their bike and proceed to post it...I go to jail? Lots of people have similar bikes. If they can't without a doubt verify that it's you then it is bs and they have nothing. Then again I live in Canada and our laws generally are innocent until proven guilty where it seems the American laws make you guilty until proven innocent. Fuck do I know though. Off to do illegal shit now lol
Well on paper at least we are innocent until proven guilty... The problem is that everything is illegal somewhere and technology is getting to the point where it is actually possible to catch many more illegal things then ever before.

For owning the gopro. Probably not. For uploading a video from it. Maybe.

An example of how fucked up and over reaching our govt has become this guy posted a link in a chat thread to content which existed outside of his actions and is in prison for it.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/...ght-link-could-criminalize-routine-journalism
Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months for 'merely linking to hacked material' | Technology | The Guardian

Dude asked a question and copy pasted a link... The url was included in the fucking indictment. So if him publishig the link is prison worthy, doj is just as culpable.

/rant

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US government....the only reason I deal with winter
 
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