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McCain’s MySpace page “enhanced”
Posted on March 27th, 2007 by jessehaff -

Someone on John McCain’s staff had the not-so-brilliant idea of using a well known MySpace template designed by Newsvine without giving the required credit nor hosting their own image files. This resulted in a prank pulled by the CEO of Newsvine in retribution.

Since the McCain camp didn’t host their own images as requested, Newsvine was being billed for bandwidth used by the McCain site. It also meant Newsvine CEO Mike Davidson could swap out any image for another, which is exactly what he did — changing an image containing contact information with the message:

Today I announce that I have reversed my position and come out in full support of gay marriage…particularly marriage between two passionate females.

Read the whole story at TechCrunch.

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