School-projector theft at heart of new crime wave in Great Britain of Edinburgh, Scotland, reports on an alarming trend in which British thieves are stealing high-tech projection equipment from classrooms and reselling them to sports bars. In the first three months of 2005 alone, there were 194 school burglaries in London involving the data projectors for interactive whiteboards. Much of the equipment later resurfaced in pubs, or clubs — where it was used as part of a big-scren entertainment system.

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