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Want less Charlie Sheen? There s an app for that

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 9 – A global art collective on Tuesday released an antidote for online Charlie Sheen overload — software that edits the headline-grabbing celebrity out of Web pages.

"Tinted Sheen," computer code crafted by Greg Leuch for Firefox or Chrome Web browsers, promised to delete Sheen\’s name and block out his image.

"Sorry Charlie, but it is time to leave the Internet and go back to your porn family," said a message at the Free Art and Technology Lab website, where the browser plug-ins were available for download.

"Let this be the hangover cure for the #winning buzz from which everyone is still recovering."

The collective, referred to by the acronym F.A.T., is known for works with Internet Age themes.

"This is so brilliant, it\’s art," a person with the screen name \’Sheenaholic\’ said in a F.A.T. comment packed mostly with praise for the software.

Sheen\’s mantra of "winning" has taken the Internet by storm and more than 2 million people follow the star on Twitter.

Sheen was sacked on Monday from the hit TV series "Two and a Half Men" after slamming its producers in rambling outbursts described by Warner Brothers as evidence of the troubled actor\’s "self-inflicted disintegration."

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