Step one: buy Ketchup. Step two: scan a QR-code. Step three: watch a porno?!
That's what happened to a German man when he picked up a bottle of Heinz ketchup this week!
The man, only identified as Daniel K., scanned a QR-code on a bottle of ketchup expecting to get more information on a design contest that was looking for customers to create their own labels.
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The only problem was, well, Heinz's ownership of the website for the contest had expired last year, and the bottle was a leftover one that had mistakenly been recently sold!
A porn site jumped into the gap, scooping up the site linked to the code and sending Daniel to the nudey abyss of the Internet with a site full of scantily clad women!
Daniel told Heinz about it on Facebook:
"Your ketchup really isn't for under-age people. Even if the bottle was a leftover, it's still in lots of households… It's incomprehensible that you didn't reserve the domain [web address] for one or two years. It really doesn't cost the Earth."
To their credit, Heinz apologized quickly, and even offered to send Daniel a bottle of ketchup printed with his own label — the thing he was trying to do when he scanned the code in the first place!
The Internet is a weird, weird place, y'all!
[Image via Bild.de.]
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