n. The defacement of public buildings and spaces by corporate ads, logos, and other forms of branding.
Brandalism [is] the creeping corporatisation of schools, libraries and other public buildings, which are gradually being daubed with company logos and slogans. The process is all too common in the United States and it is starting to happen here. Have you been in a Yahoo! taxi yet?
—“A new industry, a new language,” The Daily Telegraph, April 05, 2001
1999 (earliest)
The increased "defacing" of schools, libraries, and other public spaces with logos, advertisements, and corporate slogans.
—Gareth Branwyn, “Jargon Watch,” Wired, February 01, 1999
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