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May 26th, 2010

Hackers Place Racist Message On Miami Road Sign: “No Latinos, No Tacos”

Hackers in Miami targeted an electric billboard placing the slogan “No Latinos No Tacos” on a flashing construction sign on a major roadway in south Florida.

The sign was supposed to be displaying a message warning drivers that the coming exit was closed to traffic.

Officials attempted to change the text on the sign back to its intended message, but were unable to do so and were forced to simply turn off the sign. Miami police are investigating the incident.

South Florida is a heavily Latin influenced region of the United States. The city of Miami is an international city with Latinos coming from across Latin America.

Although some were offended, many simply brushed off the occurrence recognizing that the Latino population is the majority.


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    One Response to “Hackers Place Racist Message On Miami Road Sign: “No Latinos, No Tacos””

    1. Arne D Halvorsen Says:
      May 26th, 2010 at 11:40 am

      Not racist. The author/hacker wishes to bring attention that we have the latinos to thank for tacos, and without the latinos, we would not get the benefit of their cuisine.

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