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Outrage Mob Assembles over Bodega Boxes, Accuses Founders of Appropriating Culture

Start-up company Bodega was set to compete with bodegas on street corners across New York City, using vending-machine-like systems to streamline transactions.

However, this technological threat sparked [1] outrage, where critics claimed that the founders were misappropriating immigrant culture — bodegas are often run by immigrants — among other things.