'Republican firm' culprit behind flood of vitriol-laden 'anti-Obama' text messages
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): A U.S. firm that had been sending American voters vitriol-laden text messages blasting President Barack Obama with anti-gay attacks and false claims, has finally been unmasked.
The Internet domains tied to the texting campaign were already masked during the text flurry.
But on Wednesday, GoDaddy.Com unmasked them, suspended them for "spam and abuse," and revealed that the owner is a Republican communications firm based in Virginia, named ccAdvertising.
In what appeared to be a coordinated campaign of cell phone text mail or text messages, one Virginia voter received one from the address email@example.com that made the inflammatory claim against Obama.
"Obama supports homosexuality and its radical social agenda. Say No to Obama on Nov 6!"," the message read.
According to Politico, both the firm and its CEO Gabriel Joseph III, have frequently been in the news in connection with questionable advertising practices on behalf of conservative politicians and causes.
The firm's website lists clients including Grover Norquist's powerhouse advocacy group Americans for Tax Reform, as well as Republican Senator Roy Blunt and Republican Kay Granger.
CcAdvertising has also worked with McDonald's and Burger King, according to the client list, the report said. (ANI)
Read More: American Samoa | Tuticorin | Udagamandalam | Udaipur | Udupi | Ujjain | Ulhasnagar | Una | Vadodara | Vapi | Varanasi | Vellore | Vijayawada | Visakhapatnam | Warangal | Wayanad | Jind | Blunt Square Po | Mount St Joseph | Robert Gabriel Mugabe
At least 42 killed in Taiwan plane crash
July 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Gaza hospital flooded with injured children following airstrike
July 24, 2014 at 1:40 AM
Major airlines cancel Israel flights over Gaza rocket threat
July 24, 2014 at 12:19 AM
Ryan Gosling wax figure makes debut at Madame Tussauds
July 24, 2014 at 12:10 AM
In Gaza, whatever the target, children often the victims
July 23, 2014 at 11:53 PM
PERTH CENTURY IN 1992 CHANGED MY CAREER, SAYS SACHIN
July 23, 2014 at 11:04 PM