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It's a pretty broken system overall but that's no excuse for your behavior. Just because a building is dilapidated is no excuse to spray it with graffiti or throw rocks at the windows. Similarly, some folks have the mentality that when developing if the build is already broken it's fine to checkin anything. The reality is that you're just making things worse but you have a convenient cover to hide behind, just like looting during a natural disaster.

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