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This article was published on July 10, 2008

CIA and BTHV collaborate to end cursing on the web, starting at Twitter

CIA and BTHV collaborate to end cursing on the web, starting at Twitter
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Patrick de Laive

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Patrick de Laive is an experienced entrepreneur and daddy of Bo and Denne. He is co-founder of TNW and sporadicly invests in startups. He is Patrick de Laive is an experienced entrepreneur and daddy of Bo and Denne. He is co-founder of TNW and sporadicly invests in startups. He is a frequently asked speaker at (tech) events across the globe. Check his LinkedIn profile and @Patrick on Twitter for more information.

Apparently the CIA and the BTHV (Bond Tegen Het Vloeken – meaning Association Against Cursing) joined forces to end Cursing on the web.

A representative of the BTHV, and former employee of the CIA told us: “We should all stop █████ing cursing, especially on the █████ing web, since that is so █████ing viral that young and innocent people might copy the unappropriated behaviour. Therefore we came up with a spider to find all █████ing curse word and we insert, what is now known as ‘the black █████ing box’. We are confident that this will lead to the end of cursing on the web and eventually to the end of cursing in general. You can imagine how enthusiastic and proud we are of this mother█████ing great technology”

The first website that was “uncursed” / “black █████ing boxed” was twitter.

Check it out:

Do you think this is a wise decision of these two associations? let us know, and please…. mind your words.