Newsflash: Kids Can Watch Porn On The Video iPod

from the iNonsense dept

The arrival of the video iPod heralds a new frontier in parents' battle against their kids watching porn, apparently, because "children quickly can download adult content onto their iPods and then take it away from the home for easy viewing elsewhere". You mean like they've been able to do after they found Dad's stash of Playboys for years? Employers are also at risk, now, because people might bring porn to work with them. None of these are new problems, they're just on an iPod now, so it becomes a big deal. If somebody wanted to bring porn to work, they'd do it with or without an iPod. If a kid wants to watch porn, chances are they'll find a way with or without the iPod. Once again, the technology is separate from the behavior, and in any case, the iPod is weak target: there are plenty of other ways for kids to surreptitiously view porn that existed well before they could do it on the iPod. To lay the blame at the device's feet is a bit much.


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    Sissy Pants, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 8:24am

    SWEET!

    Can we blame this on MySpace.com as well?

    This story has to be the dumbest thing I've read in a long time.

    I hate it when people blame problems on scape goats. If you don't want kids to watch porn then maybe you should have gave birth to a Monk!

     

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    fernando, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 8:58am

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    oh come on! of course they are gonna watch porn on their iPods! kids will be kids, and just because now they can take it with them, it doesnt mean they werent watching porn b4! open your eyes people

     

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    Just Me, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:07am

    ipod porn

    How do you do that?

     

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    mlvassallo, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:13am

    Re: ipod porn

    I wonder why nobody is yelling about porn on the PSP- Hell, That is the first thing I did when I got mine....

    .... :)

     

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    andrew, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:28am

    heheh

    heheh, im 16 and dont have a video ipod, i still find ways.... its a part of growing up, im sure everyone looked at their dads playboys when growing up, but now us kids are getting more high tech about it and instead of magiazine pictures, its videos and laptops.

     

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    Jon, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:35am

    Re: heheh

    When I have kids, I'll be worried if they AREN'T watching porn. That's the first thing I want them doing with their 37th generation iPod Mind Control Device That Also Makes Sandwiches.

     

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    giafly, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:38am

    Could be worse...

     

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    Joe Snuffy, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:39am

    Porn

    I can watch porn on my ipod? Sweet!

     

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    LoneWolf, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 9:40am

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    ah a good laugh. worrying about the new frontier of porn on cell phones and the thought of porn on ipods. why does this point even need to be brought up?

     

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    Digital Brian, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:00am

    Guess What!

    Kids can watch porn on their parents TV when they are not home!
    Kids can watch porn at their friends house!
    Oh boy and on theis PSP and PS2 and Xbox, and daddys cd porn collection and and and.

     

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    Annonymous, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:25am

    .... and this is news because?

    Since the Internet entered the home porn has always been there. Why does the extension of porn to the video Ipod seem newsworthy?

    It seems like one of those "...duh" momements.

    This is like saying watchout, kids could download blueprints to a pipe bomb on their Ipod. Of course they can, if it's published material, good or bad it can be transfered to storage devices like the Ipod.

     

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    porn watcher, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:32am

    Portable Porn

    I might just buy one now.... They should have said that in their commercials.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:38am

    Re: SWEET!

    monks don't watch porn?

     

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    Joe Schmoe, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:39am

    Re: Portable Porn

    iWhack?

     

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    Brandon, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:50am

    No Subject Given

    I agree, I think it would be a bigger problem with kids on the PSP since more kids will have one than a video ipod, and since it can connect to the internet and download on the go. but even so, nothing can be done about it.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:57am

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    excellent point

     

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    Newob, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 10:59am

    New interface

    Now all they need is a new interface for their electronic devices so they can download porn directly to their naughty bits ... and eliminate the need for hands!

     

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    Sohrab, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 11:03am

    No Subject Given

    Im all for blaming this on Myspace.

    But like mike said, wow umm I can also put porn on a CD, take Pictures, Have pictures on my Camera, Have Pictures/Movies on my Phone and have Pictures/Movies on my PSP. No big freakin deal. Remember in our society, its much easier to fault other things then ourselves.

    School shooting? Doom and the matrix
    Bad Grades in School? Video Games
    Porn in Class? the iPod

    No need to talk about morals or values or parents, over rated right?

     

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    Rob Hyndman, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 2:25pm

    Couldn't we just call it what it is?

    I doubt PornPod is trademarked ....

     

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    the heavy breather, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 4:04pm

    No Subject Given

    "To lay the blame at the device's feet is a bit much."




    Ssshh. Don't tell my wife.

     

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    d-block`, Jan 23rd, 2006 @ 1:34pm

    wtf

    what the fuck does this have to do with myspace asshole

     

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    STEVEN, Feb 8th, 2006 @ 3:33pm

    Re: Porn

    HEY CAN YOU TELL ME THE WEB SITE I NEED SOME ON MY IPOD.

     

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    jimmy, Mar 19th, 2006 @ 5:02pm

    porn

    i like cheese

     

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    AppleGurl, Mar 26th, 2006 @ 10:48am

    Re: Re: Porn

     

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    R Suede, Apr 9th, 2006 @ 2:20pm

    iPod Porn

     

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    Tori, May 23rd, 2006 @ 4:32pm

    fuck this!

    Why would kids wanna watch porn on i pods? FUCK THIS SHIT!

     

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    ewwww, Jun 2nd, 2006 @ 9:02pm

    eeeeewwwwwwwwwwwww

    eeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

     

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    thecommoncents, Nov 5th, 2006 @ 7:49am

    Common

    The chances are that children would not of know that you could use your ipod for porn in till you put that piece of information on the news.

    To be honest I think ipod porn is just a ploy to sale more ipods. because first off what about all these damn PDA and pocket PC that cost cheaper than a ipod and do so much more.

    i mean duh not as if teenagers can't have jobs an no bills so why not save up and buy one.

    NOW THE MEDIA SAY YOU CAN PUT PORN ON IPODS so teens will PUT PORN ON IPODS.

     

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    jjjjjj, Jan 11th, 2007 @ 3:22pm

    wtf!

    whoever wrote this is retarted. if you can download porn onto yer ipod then the kids were already watching it on the computer. plus what the fuck is wrong with kids watching porn? if you care so much get rid of all the computers and tvs in your house and then maybe your kids will stop.

     

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    brandon, Mar 13th, 2007 @ 10:22am

    kid shound be exposed to this because they need to know how to do it and how not to doit and it is wrong that are not exposed

     

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    someone, Mar 23rd, 2007 @ 8:01pm

    IM 13 I LOOK AT PORN AND I MAKE PORN

    Hi im not saying my name but im 13 iv been looking at porn for year and all my friends do to they have it on there own laptops, ipods, PSPs, Flash Drives and we also make our own porn and flirt with girl and guys on da net MSN is da best LOL we have all had sex i had sex with a 16yo girl called sarah when i was just 12 it was great iv also had sex with a dude (WASNT GOOD it was a dare) and all my friends have done this to this is what its like for LOTS of kids in da world and there is NOTHING you can do about is our dad or mum finds out then we get punished ???? thats all they can do we get horny get on the net were NOT going to stop.
    Thanks hot-sexy2006@hotmail.com

     

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    MiddleFinggayoMoma (profile), Sep 1st, 2009 @ 7:22pm

    WTF

    OMG like wtf is wrong with you your 13 and you have been looking at? porn fucking puto I hope you die thats just sick punal, and you had sex at 12 AJAJJAJAjJAjJA hell puto I bet your balls havent even drop yet AjJajJAJ and your saying you had sex, and you had sex WITH A GUY!!!!! you need help before you turn into a rapist AjJajJaJJA pinche juto.

     

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