The British National Party — a mash-up challenge

November 19, 2008

Nazi posterThe Brit­ish Nation­al Party once pos­ted my email address on their web­site.

I got 400 emails of vary­ing degrees of unpleas­ant­ness — my favour­ite being the one that described me as a “nig­ger-lov­ing, Jew.”

Yes, it takes a lot of ima­gin­a­tion to work racism against black people and anti-semit­ism into one easy epi­thet.

Now the BNP says it isn’t a racist, thug­gish party, but I’m cer­tainly glad they didn’t know where I lived, giv­en the nature of the mater­i­al.

And I’m very glad I now know where they live.

But here’s my chal­lenge — who’ll be first to mash up the data and pro­duce a map of the mem­ber­ship? You ought to be able to do it without reveal­ing per­son­al details.

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