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The Page has received a wonderful example of everythihg that is wrong with the Internet: a press release with a destination list of 300 E-mail addresses for newspapers, magazines and journalists. Clearly this was a story of global importance. When we had scrolled through all the addresses, we reached the meat of it:

'FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Please distribute widely: GAY MAN HARASSED AT ATLANTIC CITY PIZZA PARLOUR. By Mark F. Brighton. On July 7th, a gay man was forced to leave a pizza parlour in Atlantic City, New Jersey, after a customer got offended because he thought the gay man was trying to pick him up. . .'

The story continued on this theme for another six paragraphs. It was apparently, meant quite seriously.

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