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Wednesday April 18, 2007 5:23 pm

Pakistan Panics at Phone Virus Prank


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Rumors


Phone VirusPakistani mobile service providers have been receiving a massive amount of complaints from subscribers that were told that they could die of a deadly virus being transmitted through their cell phones. The prank call was so effective that some of Karachi’s mosques made announcements that 20 people had already been killed and that others should “be aware of God’s wrath.”
All of the mobile operators jointly issued this statement, “These rumors are completely baseless. They do not make any sense in technological terms.”

We would like to think that most humans wouldn’t fall for such a prank, but will not be surprised if in the future there will be other antics that follow suit.


Read More | Reuters

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