Scrooge + Google = Scroogled
Apparently, I’m approaching this with far too much thought as it appears to be more like…
Screwed + Google = Scroogled
To test if the store was real I figured I would try to buy a t-shirt to see what would happen. Sure enough, this is real! To my amazement, after I selected a t-shirt and clicked the Checkout button I was prompted to enter my Microsoft Live account credentials – lol!
Evidently, privacy is not a concern with the Scroogled campaign it’s the monetization of private information that’s bad. Tough to keep these definition subtleties straight. I would have been more impressed with the Scroogled campaign if I could purchase my t-shirt in Bitcoin. ;o)