The artist maintains the project stoked a necessary debate on privacy and identity online.
Hebel am Ufer (HAU), a state-funded theater which sponsored Verhoeven's project, later held two town hall-style meetings to discuss the merits and failings of the project. An American in his 20s who went over to Verhoeven's cube shortly after it opened became particularly irate when he saw his chat messages and photos being read by the assembled crowd.
He has threatened legal action against the artist and HAU, accusing both of entrapment.
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