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mk  ·  2602 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: If you joke about sending ISIS beer money on Venmo, you may lose that money.

The fact that ISIS aren't beer drinkers makes it a bit funny. Well, they aren't supposed to beer drinkers, anyway. It's a shame that someone down the line couldn't just apply some common sense to the incident.

We do have a system that is overly-sensitive. I own stock in what was ISIS Pharmaceuticals. The poor bastards had to change their name to Ionis last year. Someone in their HR department could have genuinely tagged a transaction as 'beer money for ISIS'.

EDIT: Hello, intelligence employee! You should join Hubski. You are sitting at a computer all day, anyway.

oyster  ·  2602 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think the funniest name change was an organization in Halifax which helps immigrants get settled. They changed it too ISANS.