Just a quick note to say we've updated our MP collection and to see if anyone's keen to let us know their thoughts on this comic so far.
Illustrated by Phil Elliott, Contraband (formerly Mobile Pornography) follows a young man's journey into a new "voyeur underground", where profit-hungry youths prowl streets secretly filming radical events with mobile devices to satisfy society's demand for sensational on-the-go content...
oh, and I thought this rather twisted phone hoax might put a smile on a few folks faces?!
Prank of virus causing death through cell phones creates panic (Reuters 13/04/07)
Mobile service providers in Pakistan have been inundated by calls from subscribers worried by a prank message that they could die of a DEADLY VIRUS being transmitted via their phones.
"The rumor was so effective that some mosques in the country's biggest city, Karachi, made announcements that people were being killed by a mobile virus and they should be aware of God's wrath.
In a prank reminiscent of the plot in the hit Hollywood movie "The Ring" in which people die within a week after watching a video, the prankster warned users that a deadly virus transmitted through phones had killed 20 people.
The cellular operators moved to calm down subscribers and said in a joint statement: "These rumors are completely baseless. They do not make any sense in technological terms."
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