Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Here's the controversial GoDaddy.com ad that aired during the Super Bowl. The web page includes links to both the original long version (which never made it on air), as well as the shorter version approved by Fox. The ad was supposed to air twice during the game, but Fox reportedly pulled the second showing because,
[T]he National Football League was upset with the content of the spot, which featured a scantily clad model struggling to keep her top on while testifying before "broadcast censorship hearings."
Given GeekPress' strong interest in the issues of free speech and government regulation of the airwaves, etc., I felt professionally and morally obliged to watch the ad. Several times, in fact... (Via Politech.)