'Internet users given power to shoot rat using their keyboards in controversial art experiment' on itv

"A German artist has launched an experiment that will give web users the power to shoot a rat with a click of their keyboard or smartphone.

Beginning today, Florian Mehnert will set up a webcam to broadcast a rat living in its enclosure for 11 days. On March 24 the rodent will be left to the mercy of anonymous internet users and a loaded gun.

Mehnert said that the installation, called 11 Days, is a protest against the use of military drones - both as weapons and as tools of surveillance."

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