from threat level: The Billboard Liberation Front has struck again – this time rewriting a billboard in San Francisco’s Mission District that was hosting AT&T’s latest ad campaign touting the breadth of its network coverage.
The billboard now reads: “AT&T works in more places, like NSA Headquarters.” Formerly the sign bragged of service in Chilondoscow.
BLF says it changed the sign on behalf of AT&T and the NSA, to “promote and celebrate the innovative collaboration of these two global communications giants.”
I had no idea that Cillondoscow wasn’t just a random suburb of San Francisco, but Flickr user Kidsturk explains it:
If you see the commercials that accompany this, you can see what they’re trying to do – I work in Chicago, visit my parents in London, and shop for brides in Moscow. This is my life – I need a network that works in CHILONDOSCOW.
For more fun, check the BLF archives. And remember kids, despite all the teasing you are giving AT&T, warrantless wiretapping is not a crime. Via Xeni Jardin at Boing Boing. Photo via BLF.
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