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This ad, which is impossible to read (white text on black background being one of the Bad Things in advertising), is a poking-fun, sarcastic kind of thing ad to sell HP notebooks with an AT&T broadband wireless card.

But if you can actually read it (doubtful), you might find some oddness in it, like this:

“Of course, we don’t recommend this, but you could drive through residential neighborhoods to look for homes with Wi-Fi that isn’t encrypted. Tip: sometimes the password is “password”. Be sure to have all your important files on your hard drive. Don’t count on somebody to send you files.”

I get the point, but…


Alex Eckelberry
(Thanks to Adam Thomas)