iPod Makes You A Target?

Ed Steele March 31, 2004 4

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I had heard from a friend that iPod owners are the new hot mugging targets, but when I did some research, it became apparent that the media are just looking for something to report. Ars Technica had a link to this Macworld article that pretty handily debunks the myth.
I guess it’s safe for me to finally get one. Even better, now that Winamp recognizes the iPod as a supported device type.
Photo nicked from iPodLounge.com and is unrelated, as Björk has yet to be implicated in any iPod muggings.

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4 Comments »

  1. whizzbang March 31, 2004 at 9:43 am -

    The underworld has been well aware of the tell tale white headphones for some time now!
    http://www.technicola.com/flashmugging/

  2. birq March 31, 2004 at 1:23 pm -

    Should I feel left out because I’ve never been invited to a flash mob? I don’t, I’m just wondering if I should.
    Funny link, whizzbang.

  3. whizzbang March 31, 2004 at 2:11 pm -

    Never been to a flashmob, think I got one invite from a guy in work, but it would have involved, well, getting out of bed on a Saturdqay morning, I mean really? what do these people think they are?

  4. lunacy8m March 31, 2004 at 3:56 pm -

    I have ambitions to bluespam the next flashmob I get invited to.