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Fake computer tan tricked thousands

9th February 2009

A website which offered users the chance to get a tan from their computer screens has been outed as part of a campaign by a skin cancer charity. 

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Although the website was a hoax, around 200,000 people visited the site to find out how they could get a tan from their computer. A spokesperson for the charity said: "This is an astonishing response and has undoubtedly helped raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer in this country."

 

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Article Information

Title: Fake computer tan tricked thousands
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 10117
Date Added: 9th Feb 2009

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