Plug-in removes ubiquitous, troubled actor’s name and face from the Internet
Sick of Charlie Sheen? Work online all day? You're in luck.
An enterprising group of programmers from the Free Art and Technology Lab have built a plug-in for Internet browsers which blocks mentions and (correctly tagged) images of Sheen from your Web browsing experience.
"Sorry Charlie, but it is time to leave the Internet and go back to your porn family," a post introducing the plug-in reads. "Let this be the hangover cure for the #winning buzz from which everyone is still recovering."
The plug-in, "Tinted Sheen," is available for Firefox and Chrome users — so those "trolls" who are battling Sheen fatigue with Safari and Internet Explorer, you're out of luck.
So far, more than 2,250 people have downloaded it, according to the lab — not bad for a nascent Web app on its first day.
Scoreboard: Internet 1, Sheen 0.
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