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I Recall When This Was Novel…

By - October 27, 2008

The idea that search influenced culture. Now, it just reflects it. Sometimes, not so nicely. From Digg, this story – a search for “terrorist costume” in Amazon brings up an Obama mask. This will be down by the time most read this, so here’s a shot:

Obama Amazon

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2 thoughts on “I Recall When This Was Novel…

  1. Sidharth says:

    Even more amazing. The link now shows a mask of John Mccain.

  2. Dan Lewis says:

    Even worse, there’s racial profiling.

    Related Searches: “arab costume”