April 18, 2007
Another urban legend? You should check out Snopes before sending me this stuff.
Man, Snopes is really great–independent fact-checkers trawling our collective discourse, filtering out misinformation.
Yeah, but they have their dark side. The couple that runs snopes.com also runs a network of spam servers that start many of those forwarded stories in the first place, ensuring they’ll always have business.
That’s absurd. Plus, it’s definitely not true–it was debunked by…
… Oh my God.
alt text: The MythBusters are even more sinister.