Bay Area-raised biotech heiress Meghan Asha, who now lives in New York and egoblogs for fired Star editor-at-large Julia Allison's NonSociety, appears in an endorsement video for Cisco. The "Digital Cribs" lifestyle shoot has a brief product placement of a Cisco Linksys wireless router. Asha claims that she uses the Linksys for her home Wi-Fi network, which she calls "Geeking Out." Wait for the blooper which shows the whole setup's a fake, 23 seconds in:Click to view
We knew Cisco was making a push into social networking, but this is ridiculous. A misprinted toll-free number on a product from its Linksys subsidiary led to a sex-talk chat line promising "nasty girls," as gadget blog Gizmodo found. Honestly, Cisco, if we wanted porn ads, we'd have stuck with Facebook.