The hacked electronic traffic signs
noticed by Gothamist persist! NBC says the stunt
, which tells drivers in the East Village "Party at Julie's," "New York is Dying," and "Shit Bird Orl," has been pulled in other cities, such as Austin
, where motorists were warned of zombies. The hacking instructions are available online
, but require that the signs' access panels be found unlocked, which is apparently common. A commissioner tells the New York Post
that the state is "taking steps to avoid a repeat
, including removing the keypads and monitoring the signs frequently," so enjoy it while it lasts. Photo via shareapic.