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Outrage HoaxesThe creators of outrage hoaxes purposefully court controversy and popular outrage by presenting audiences with shocking or socially taboo claims. A sub-category of this genre is the gross-out hoax.
I Buy Strays (December 2007)
The website IBuyStrays.com appeared online in late December 2007 and quickly achieved notoriety. The site purported to represent a business that bought unwanted pets and stray animals and resold them to research labs for animal experimentation. More→