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Be Afraid! (Part 8127)

Just dropped into Slate.com for a quick read, and my the entire page gets blacked out.   White text comes up:

Sometimes a blackout is a blackout.  In the future, it could be a cyberattack.

Then the black retreats to an ad box saying that “It takes Air Force technology to defend a changing world.  Learn how.”  I presume it’s a recruiting ad, but I’ll be damned if I’m going to reward what has to be one of the most annoying ad ploys ever with a click to find out.


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1 Comment

  1. The Air Force is ticking off the very people they want to recruit. Recently they have blocked ANY blog sites that have the word blog anywhere in them. For “security” reasons. If all you have is a hammer…..

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