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World Cup travesty thwarted

A previous column vented on how those obnoxious vuvuzela horns make one watching World Cup soccer (football) broadcasts turn down the sound.

Now there is a counter against this South African weapon of mass (audio) destruction. But, unfortunately, it has been announced as only available for French viewers.

Based on the common electronic principle of filtering, a French company Audionamix has come up with its “Vuvuzela Remover" for use by the Canal+ network. Viewers will still hear other crowd noises, but without the bee-buzzing drone that's torturing fans worldwide.

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