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Submission + - Google's 2007 April Fool's Hoax

Anirban Paul writes: "Google has embarked upon a huge internet April Fool's hoax campaign as we speak (now it is 4:15am April 1st EST -NY). google has launched an april fool hoax as a link in the main search page that it is offering broadband internet service through household toilets. they have named the service as TiSP (beta); it is well written elaborate hoax with customer support, tech support, FAQs etc. it can also be accessed at http://www.google.com/tisp/. it says the following: "Sick of paying for broadband that you have to, well, pay for? Introducing Google TiSP (BETA), our new FREE in-home wireless broadband service. Sign up today and we'll send you your TiSP self-installation kit, which includes setup guide, fiber-optic cable, spindle, wireless router and installation CD.""

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