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Example of Unclear Links

In this lovely example, Microsoft deliberately makes a link as unclear as can be. They don't want readers to even figure out how to sign up for free Hotmail accounts so the link is not underlined, bold, or bulleted, only color-coded. Brilliant, in a sick, deceptive, marketing-savvy way.

 


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