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PETA’s porn site was a hoax all along

Posted by Tom Megginson | 22-06-2012 00:09 | Category: Animal rights



From the department of obvious PR pranks…

PETA grabbed headlines last year by claiming its .XXX domain and describing their intention to launch a “pornography site that draws attention to the plight of animals”.

Yeah… no. This is what you get when you visit “peta.xxx”:

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Under the headline, “Now that we have your attention” it states:

We know that there’s more to life than sex and that you have multiple interests. Now it’s time to see a few PETA videos considered so “hardcore” and so “offensive” that no TV stations have dared to run them. PETA believes that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any way. At PETA, we use every available opportunity to share this message—we always have and always will. For many animals, it means the difference between life and death. Learn more about PETA at peta.org.

It’s the classic advertising cliché, “SEX! Now that we have your attention…” and it’s about as sophisticated. Good luck with that, PETA.



Advertiser:
PETA
Source:
Gizmodo




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Comments about PETA's porn site was a hoax all along

“From the department of obvious PR pranks…”

So obvious that no one, not even you, predicted that this is what they would do?

Posted by Glenn | 22-06-2012 20:29

Comments about PETA's porn site was a hoax all along

Exactly. We all expected the worst of them.

Posted by Tom Megginson | 22-06-2012 20:32



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