Britney Spears is Latest Weapon in Pirate Battle

The running battle with Somali pirates has a new weapon — the blaring voice of Britney Spears. Blasting high decibel screeches at oncoming pirates has long been a tactic to keep them from boarding, but it has recently gotten some fresh pop – like in music. Merchant navy officer Rachel Owens said her security team has used Spears’ music six or seven times against Somali pirates while traveling by the African coast [continue reading here]

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