US Republican senator John McCain is a two-time presidential candidate and a conservative to the core, except for some quasi-liberal views he holds about gay rights, immigration and political campaign funding, which have earned him the reputation of being a bit of a “maverick” in his party.
McCain’s MySpace profile was built using a template designed by Mike Davidson and used images from Davidson’s server without giving credit. In retaliation, Mike Davidson altered content owned on his server so that John McCain’s MySpace profile claimed the senator supported lesbian marriage.
The modified MySpace profile stated: “Dear Supporters, today I announce that I have reversed my position and come out in full support of gay marriage… particularly marriage between two passionate females.” Unfortunately, this rather hilarious prank has been deleted from the blog already. Technically speaking this is not a case of hacking, as the content was never on Senator McCain’s own server.