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June.30.2008 : Monday
 The Perils of Auto-Replace
The web-geniuses behind the American Family Association's OneNewsNow site...automatical replace any use of the word "gay" with the word "homosexual" in any of the AP stories they run...such as this article about sprinter Tyson Gay winning the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in which he is renamed "Tyson Homosexual":
Link: The Dangers of Auto-Replace
» Stu  · 13:51 comments [1] 


thewillhelm   7/1/2008 07:10
this is the kind of thing where i'd love to see how they act when figuring out what to do about such an instance. do they feel dumb? are they thinking the public's being juvenile to point out such an 'innocent mistake'? are they seeing this as a unique opportunity to figure out how to keep the 'gay' filter on and have it only function in instances where it means 'big homo'? ahh, humanity!

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