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Like people on Twitter and other social networks are wont to do, some of the looters who are benefiting from the London riots, materially speaking, are posting pictures of their stash on the Internet. Like this man above, who has himself a few bottles of the new CK One Shock fragrance, some body butter from the Body Shop, DVDs (including a copy of the animated flick Rango) and some sort of muscly protein powder.
As expected, London's Metropolitan police has been patrolling Twitter, and Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stephen Kavanagh called some of the messages "inflammatory" and recognizes that "social media and other methods have been used to organise these levels of greed and criminality." What he didn't say is that posting a picture of what you stole on the Internet is maybe the dumbest thing in the world you could do, besides stealing body lotion and a bunch of bad movies in the first place.
· London riots: Police say Twitter arrests ahead [PCR via Gizmodo]