In a world where, on any given day, someone is forwarding that email that says Bill Gates will share his Microsoft fortune with you, is it really that hard to believe Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o had no clue that dead “girlfriend” Lennay Kekua — whom he allegedly knew only from the Internet — didn’t really exist?

That Microsoft free-money hoax has been circulating cyberspace since at least 1997, yet humanity’s Fox Mulder-like willingness to believe the most ridiculously obvious bucket of horse hockey isn’t to be discounted.

And as P.T. Barnum reminded us long before the Internet existed, there are plenty of other people willing to fill the needs of such victims … and an even larger audience ready to bathe in the sweet sweet Schadenfreude that results. It doesn’t even matter, as in this case, whether we believe anybody really fell for the hoax or not.

Read the Full Article Over at TodayTech.com



Linksys (Cisco) SR2024 24 Port 10/100/1000 Gigabit Switch Network Unmanaged picture
Linksys (Cisco) SR2024 24 Port 10/100/1000 Gigabit Switch Network Unmanaged
$36.75


Cisco Phones (LOT OF 4) 8841 CP-8841-K9 IP Phones picture
Cisco Phones (LOT OF 4) 8841 CP-8841-K9 IP Phones
$120.0


Linksys Wireless-G Print Server For USB 2.0 WPS54GU2 2.4GHz 802.11g picture
Linksys Wireless-G Print Server For USB 2.0 WPS54GU2 2.4GHz 802.11g
$20.1


Cisco SG220-26 26-Port Gigabit Smart Switch picture
Cisco SG220-26 26-Port Gigabit Smart Switch
$120.0


LOT OF 10 Cisco Meraki MR18-HW Dual-Band Cloud Managed Wireless Access Point PoE picture
LOT OF 10 Cisco Meraki MR18-HW Dual-Band Cloud Managed Wireless Access Point PoE
$139.29


USED Cisco WS-C3750G-48TS-S Catalyst 3750, 48x10/100/1000 + 4 SFP Ports Switch picture
USED Cisco WS-C3750G-48TS-S Catalyst 3750, 48x10/100/1000 + 4 SFP Ports Switch
$79.99


LOT OF 5 Cisco Meraki MR18-HW Dual-Band Cloud Managed Wireless Access Point PoE picture
LOT OF 5 Cisco Meraki MR18-HW Dual-Band Cloud Managed Wireless Access Point PoE
$72.99


Cisco WS-C3750G-48PS-S 48x 10/100/1000 PoE Stackable Layer Switch picture
Cisco WS-C3750G-48PS-S 48x 10/100/1000 PoE Stackable Layer Switch
$189.0