In Pictures: 10 funny (?) April Fools' pranks - Web style

Our roundup of some of 2011's Internet-based April Fools' pranks should get you in the mood for this year's inevitable crop. Get ready to wince.

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The IETF can always be counted on for a knee slapper or two, at least in the eyes of those zany Request for Comments writers. In 2011, the IETF double dipped, with phony RFCs for conducting regional broadcasts using an "atmospheric link layer" -- RFC 6217 -- that works with a physical layer "made up primarily of nitrogen and oxygen" and another fishy document -- RFC 5984 -- proposing to use extrasensory perception to achieve "infinite bandwidth" in IP networks.

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