ARTICLE BY Olivia Finlayson

Google's Bot Catcher Goes Rogue on adidas' Website

Window blind, window blind, swastika...Wait, what?! An adidas customer recently attempting to secure the latest adidas SPZL was shocked to discover a Nazi flag in the ‘prove you’re not a robot’ part of adidas’ online checkout process.

In identifying which of the nine images featured ‘window blinds,’ users were distracted by a swastika glaring out from the eighth box sitting between a wrench and bowl of noodle soup.

Google’s ReCaptcha provides the bot-blocking service and f**k knows how or why a symbol of genocide snuck its way in there. adidas have since released a statement declaring: ‘We stand for equality and inclusion and denounce any symbols that contradict those values.’

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