[hackerspaces] Abbenay Hackerspace - Call for Support

friday demola demolaboy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 15:17:32 CEST 2009

         im Demo from HS please i need a help from you.
I want you to send me backtrack to this email (google_demo at yahoo.com)
and i will really appreciate your feedback.

Hack ON

On 9/29/09, Sébastien Bourdeauducq <sebastien.bourdeauducq at lekernel.net> wrote:
> The Abbenay hacklab [1] opened early this month in Stockholm [2], where a
> housing crisis is at full blow.
> We are set up in a place that was squatted downtown by Kommando Carl Bildt
> since late August, called AK4. The house was empty since June, and there was
> no plans to use it until one year and a half.
> Unfortunately, squats are very unusual in Sweden, and the discussions with
> the
> landlord and the city of Stockholm are extremely difficult, even though many
> newspapers speak positively about AK4. The place currently sets a record for
> the country, with a life time of one month (and counting) while most squats
> usually get raided by the police in a few days.
> We are however facing an imminent eviction threat and police pressure has
> been
> significantly increasing lately - with civil cops coming very often to take
> pictures of the house and sirens waking us up early in the morning.
> This call is asking you to contact the landlord to show support to the
> hacklab
> and the squat. So far, he has been very closed minded. He only proposed that
> we leave the place and talked about an expensive and abusive rental
> contract.
> It was about a much smaller office, and according to which we would not be
> allowed to sleep in the premises, we would not be allowed to host concerts,
> cafes or parties, etc.
> The landlord is Fredrik Winberg; he is the CEO of Cementa AB [3], part of
> HeidelbergCement Global with a revenue of 15 billion euros per year. He also
> runs the Biteam AB company [4].
> We do not believe that he or any of his fellows will turn poor should we
> definitely get the house in Stockholm, and we think that his behavior is
> basically motivated by the capitalist idea that the right to stay somewhere
> must always be paid for.
> We hereby ask you to contact him to expose your views on squatting and
> hackerspaces in order to give him a more comprehensive view on the subject
> than what he could have had as a capitalist entrepreneur. His contact email
> is
> fredrik.winberg at cementa.se and he can be reached by phone at
> +46 (0)708 25 68 04 (NB: this contact information is available from the
> WWW).
> We do not give a "copy and paste" email to send him, since mail bombing
> would
> probably not be effective and only increase tensions. Also, please do not be
> aggressive nor engage in any other activity (defacing etc.) which would not
> lead anywhere.
> You are also most welcome to join the AK4 Squat Support Group on Facebook:
> http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=146697601021
> Thank you,
> The Abbenay Hacklab
> PS. We are very grateful for any distribution of this call. Print it,
> forward
> it, post it on your blog, upload it to your favorite social network, etc.
> [1] http://www.abbenay.org/
> [2] http://lekernel.net/blog/?p=544
> [3] http://www.masterclub.se/konsulter.html (Swedish)
> [4] http://www.biteam.com/
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