Off means on! This is actually a great example of what I define as a Dark Pattern. It’s a user interface that uses manipulative techniques to get users to do things they would not otherwise have done.
More great stuff from Harry Brignull.
Read the full article, it’s a great example of how evil in design comes about The slippery slope
I’ve an interview with Harry coming up in next month’s .net magazine. He’s done more than anybody to highlight evil within design.