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Captain Morgan website asks visitors to confirm they are ‘non-Muslim’

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Mullah Morgan. What bloody cowards.

Captain Morgan website asks visitors to confirm they are ‘non-Muslim’

By James Hockaday, Metro, September, 23, 2019

People were outraged to find Captain Morgan asking visitors to confirm they were ‘non-Muslim’ before entering their US website.

It provoked intense theological debate online, with some calling it an example of ‘back door Sharia’ and others branding it ‘corporate racism’.

Although Islam forbids the consumption of alcohol, there is nothing in US law forbidding the sale of alcohol to Muslims.

The age verification box was spotted on Saturday and quickly taken down, but Captain Morgan did not issue a statement until Metro.co.uk contacted the rum brand.

Twitter users who defended the age verification message were asked if people should also have to swear they aren’t Jewish to order a bacon cheeseburger or if meat shouldn’t be served to Christians on Fridays.

People also questioned why visitors weren’t asked to confirm if they were not Mormons or baptists, who are also taught to avoid alcohol.

Far from being a case of discrimination or an attempt to appease religious zealots, it turns out a technical error was behind the puzzling message.

A spokesperson for Captain Morgan said: ‘Over the weekend, a misconfiguration on our age-gating files for our US Captain Morgan website meant that people were shown our United Arab Emirates age gate window in error.
‘In the United Arab Emirates it is commonplace for alcohol brands to request verification of this kind, in addition to age-gating, in line with UAE alcohol licensing requirements. We corrected this as quickly as possible.’

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