Chinese Rent-A-Hit Man Mobile App Yanked

fistThis one is just kooky enough it almost became a Sunday Funnies posts.

Ever just want to haul of and punch someone?  Well if you lived in China, you could hire a thug to pound your nemesis for you with a convenient Uber-like mobile app.  Evidently this app was meeting some sort of market demand over there, as 50,000 copies were downloaded before the app was pulled from mobile app store in China.  The app would connect a service buy with service providers such as “gym coaches, retired soldiers, gangsters and outlaws.”  This is a strange story, and if you are so amused, there is more to read over on Sophos.


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