“One guiding principle of committing the perfect crime is to leave or no evidence of the misdemeanour. | Sadly, the five Texas men who took an axe to an oak tree in Austin completely ignored this criminal tenet when one of them posted a full photo spread of the outrage on his website. Three of the five are core members of the distributed.net cryptography project, used by 60,000 computer users worldwide.” Lester Haines
—Axe-wielding Texans Savage Oak Tree, Post Pics, Get Caught (Register)
While the photos have been removed from the site, Google’s cache shows some of the Riata Tree captions.