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六合彩开奖结果直播-to-Dublin video portal shut down due to tomfoolery

People wave and take pictures while looking at a livestreamed view in Dublin, Ireland, as part of an art installation on the street in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
People wave and take pictures while looking at a livestreamed view in Dublin, Ireland, as part of an art installation on the street in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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The has been temporarily shut down due to “inappropriate behavior” on both sides of the Atlantic.

The to the curious delight of many New Yorkers. It involved a 24/7 video feed between a plaza outside the Flatiron Building and Dublin’s main thoroughfare, O’Connell St.

But multiple incidents of foolishness went viral on social media, including an and someone in Ireland displaying an image of the twin towers on fire on 9/11.

People view the live stream portal between Dublin and New York, in Dublin, Ireland, on Monday May 13, 2024. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
People view the live stream portal between Dublin and New York, in Dublin, Ireland, on Monday May 13, 2024. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)

“ have come from a very small minority of Portal visitors and have been amplified on social media,” a Flatiron NoMad Partnership spokesperson said.

“Portal” was the idea of Lithuanian artist Benediktas Gylys, who .

“Portals are an invitation to meet people above borders and differences and to experience our world as it really is — united and one,” Gylys said last week when .

But online observers cynically predicted questionable behavior, and New Yorkers and Dubliners, along with tourists, quickly obliged. said it was looking for possible technical solutions to the goofiness, but the initial plans to blur inappropriate images weren’t up to snuff.

People in both New York and Dublin, Ireland, wave and signal at each other while looking at a livestream view of one another as part of an art installation on the street in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
People in both New York and Dublin, Ireland, wave and signal at each other while looking at a livestream view of one another as part of an art installation on the street in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The planned closure was announced Tuesday, and the portals went dark at 5 p.m. in New York and 10 p.m. in Dublin. However, they are expected to resume streaming later this week.

“Our goal is to open a window between far away places and cultures that allows people to interact freely with one another,” said.

With News Wire Services

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