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cingular pulls ring tone?


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saw this one another forum and thought would toss up.

sorta dumb to market that ring tone and all as it is highly offensive.

 

Cingular Wireless pulled a ringtone from its Web site Tuesday after learning that it carried a message the company called "blatantly offensive."

 

The Atlanta-based cell phone company became aware of the ringtone, which uses mixed English and Spanish and threatens deportation, after an inquiry from a reporter for The Brownsville Herald.

 

The newspaper reported in its online edition Tuesday that the ringtone started with a siren, followed by a male voice saying in a Southern drawl, "This is la Migra," a slang term for the Border Patrol.

 

"Por favor, put the oranges down and step away from the cell phone. I repeat-o, put the oranges down and step away from the telephone-o. I'm deporting you back home-o," the voice continued.

 

Hispanic activists called the product racist.

 

http://articles.news.aol.com/business/arti...990007&cid=2194

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That's pretty lame, and anyone who had it down here who wasn't hispanic should probably fear for their life.

 

But to each their own.

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