Android App used against Moscow’s parking offenders

The Russian online magazine,, has launched a sophisticated e-campaign using a free Android application, called “Parking Douche”, to identify and shame the worst parking offenders, East-West Digital News reported.

With this application, smartphone users can take a picture of a car which is parked illegally. Then, using their IP number, creates an online banner of illegally parked cars, which is visible for all the visitors of its website.

The application is gaining popularity around the world. Many users of electronic media and blogs want to introduce this application in their countries. As Alya Gabdurakhmanova, Senior Division Manager of said to EWDN, because of the fact that parking offenses are a problem everywhere in the world, would like to cooperate in this area with foreign websites and other potential partners. was launched in April 2010 and claims 600,000 unique users monthly.