Saturday, February 24, 2007

More on the Ace Frehley Rumor

Ran across this interesting post.

Breaking News : Actor Ace Frehley Found Dead

(This story is still developing : published 22 minutes ago)

In what appears to be an apparent suicide, Ace Frehley was pronounced dead as a result of cardiac arrest after consuming more than two-dozen sleeping pills.

Complete details are not yet available, as this story is still developing.

But after looking at links to other stories, you run across this statement:

(this story was dynamically generated using a generic 'template' and is not factual. Any reference to specific individuals has been 100% fabricated by web site visitors who have created fake stories by entering a name into a blank 'non-specific' template for the purpose of entertainment. For sub-domain info and additional use restrictions:

Compare to this story. Or this one.

Details here.

Mess with your friends and family by inserting their name into one of our story generator templates.

We use a DNS trick that plugs the name of your choice into a fake story. The 'victim' name is not stored on our servers - it's totally dynamic, the story is 100% fake, and only exists while you have the browser window open viewing the page.

Here's another example.


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