The government making it illegal to use the Internet when drunk
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Best Internet Hoaxes Of All Time
3. The government making it illegal to use the Internet when drunk
PC Computing journalist John Dvorak started this prank one April Fool's Day claiming that the US government was working on a bill to stop people surfing online when they'd had a few drinks. This was clearly a joke, but people took it so seriously that Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts had to issue a statement denying the story.