Burger King released a pseudo-educational prank video that shows what would happen if the company repealed “Whopper neutrality,” the Burger King equivalent of net neutrality.
In the prank, the company adopted tactics that consumers fear internet service provider will use with the repeal of net neutrality, like throttling internet speeds for certain websites unless customers paid more.
Customers were visibly and audibly outraged.
This is Burger King’s first public show of support for net neutrality.
Fast food chain Burger King released a hilarious prank video on Wednesday that shows what would happen if the restaurant industry mimicked the potential effects of the FCC’s recent repeal of net neutrality.
In the world of the video, Whopper neutrality was repealed. “They voted on it,” a Burger King cashier tells an outraged customer.
In the video, customers unaware of the prank were alarmed to suddenly find that their usual Whopper sandwich orders would be made at a slower “mbps,” which Burger King twists to mean “making burgers per second.” In the real world, Mbps is usually a measure of internet speed, and stands for “megabits per second.”
Check out the video:
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology