Monday, 27 February 2012
PETA and Coca Cola following on from Anonymous discovery of Stratfor files
Following on from the large scale revenge executed by Anonymous on US private spying services, Stratfor, WikiLeaks now has about five million emails. This indicates the scale to which corporations go to spy on what they perceive as a threat to them.
One of the very large corporations that bought services from Stratfor is Coca-Cola who asked for extensive information on PETA - animal rights activists.
Coca Cola was terrified of PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals). The photograph on the left shows a PETA protester and one can only say it is very clever, indeed. And they did not spend the kind of money Coca-Cola would spend on marketing of this quality.
When asked why would they spy on PETA Coca Cola's spokesman, Petro Kacur stated that the company considers it "prudent to monitor for protest activities at any major event we sponsor, as such activities may affect our partners, customers, consumers or employees."
I was not convinced by Coca-Cola's response, so I did some research on Coca Cola and meat and found that not only is Coca Cola used for tenderizing meat but Coca-Cola published this recipe for Matchless Meat Loaf: