Misprint Directs Elementary Students To Adult Furry Web Site
"fur.com" and ".org" pointed thousands of Indiana fourth-graders to an Internet site for adults instead of one dedicated to the state's history in fur trade.
Laura Nirenberg, an animal activist, discovered the misprint in a recent issue of "Indiana Studies Weekly" after reading several statements about fur trade that upset her.
When Nirenberg went to the only Web site listed in the issue -- promoted as "a good place on the Internet to find information on the fur industry" -- she realized it was not about the fur industry at all.
Instead, it was an entryway to an adult chat site for people who call themselves "furries."....
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