George Orwell's Nineteen EIghty Four classic dystopian novel appears to have gone unheeded Britain in 2011:
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On the one hand, this beer promotion is meant to be light hearted.
The advertising "cweatives" and the management of this powerful brand of beer, could have chosen lots of other alternative uses for their Schooner beer glass promotion.
However, they deliberately chose to promote the idea of sneaky spying and eavesdropping, on even one's own family and friends, something which is actually quite reprehensible.