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Adventures in Advertising: Billboard Liberation Front Sends Up AT&T, NSA

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It's been a while since we've seen a jolly good Billboard Liberation Front campaign. "Improving" outdoor advertising since 1977, the SF-based group's "clients" have included Exxon, Apple, and R.J. Reynolds. This particular effort, "commissioned" by AT&T and the National Security Agency. Says BLF spokesman Blank DeCoverly, “This campaign is an extraordinary rendition of a public-private partnership” ... “These two titans of telecom have a long and intimate relationship, dating back to the age of the telegraph. In these dark days of Terrorism, that should be a comfort to every law-abiding citizen with nothing to hide." "It’s a win-win-win situation,” DeCoverly notes. “NSA gets the data it needs to keep America safe, telecom customers get free services, and AT&T makes a fortune. That kind of cooperation between the public and private sectors should serve as a model to all of us, and a harbinger of things to come.”
· Bilboard Liberation Front [H.Q. website]
· The Billboard Liberation Front: AT&T & NSA [Laughing Squid]

[Image courtesy Scott Beale of Laughing Squid]