The New Worst Place for QR Codes: Burqas

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They're controversial, confusing, and their presence creates tension across the western world. Now QR codes have found their way onto the burqa—but why? I can't wait to download this app!

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The aptly named WTF QR CODES, where the imaged surfaced, provides no context for this strange sight. Is this a new trend in Islamist society? Was this taken at some booth of CES we somehow missed? Your guess is as good as ours. [WTF QR CODES via Copyranter]

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Perhaps it is a means of protest that is not obvious to most but recognizable to those among tech-savvy progressives, thus allowing women to share their opinions against an oppressive government with less fear of retaliation. Or maybe it's just dumb. Your guess is as good as mine.