Reports are that Britney Spears' songs "Oops! I Did It Again" and "Baby One More Time" are used to scare away Somali pirates who might otherwise be tempted to attack merchant navy ships off Africa's east coast, according to officer Rachel Owens.
"These guys can’t stand Western culture or music, making Britney’s hits perfect," Owens said.
The music is blasted at extremely high volumes, with the speakers aimed directly at the pirates so the ship's crew doesn't have to deal with the ear-splitting tunes
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