The young athlete interested in using steroids to enhance his performance isn't likely to talk to his coach about it. It is much easier, and more confidential, to click on Google and type this into the search box: "Where can I get steroids?"Seriously, this is really smart. And it's not as if Google is some kind of common carrier or anything, but it just, I dunno, feels weird.
One of the prominent answers, as of today, will be titled "The Truth About Steroids" and will link to a website produced by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America.
With funding from Major League Baseball, PDFA will pay Google so that anyone searching about steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs will find a link to a site that provides information on the illegal abuse of those substances and the health risks of using them.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Would-Be 'Roiders Turn To Yahoo!
I can't put my finger on why I have a problem with this, but it doesn't feel right for some reason: