Re: Bug#283578: ITP: hot-babe -- erotic graphical system activity monitor
On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 19:43:19 -0500, Stephen Frost <email@example.com> said:
> * Manoj Srivastava (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>> On Fri, 03 Dec 2004 09:02:24 +1100, Brian May <email@example.com>
>> > (However, the material in question on this thread may or may not
>> > be illegal).
>> Quite. And if material objectionable to children is under
>> discussion, there is alot of language in the linux kernel like what
>> caused Stern to be fined millions of dollars. It is certainly not
>> PG-13, and you can't just hjand stuff containing such language to
>> underage children.
> Stern, from my understanding, was broadcasting such language on the
> public airwaves. Do you have an example of a company being
> prosecuted for distributing CDs, or providing access over the
> internet which contains such content, to minors?
No, but I have no such data for companies giving out CD's with
programs like hot-babe either. In my eyes, one is as likely as the
other, they are both offensive material unsuited for minors.
> I have to admit that I wasn't very successful finding examples of
> website owners being prosecuted for distributing pornogrophy. I'm
It is big business, from all reports.
> guessing I wasn't looking in the right places or perhaps they just
> tend to be threatened since I know there have been changes in that
> industry (click-through age statements and whatnot) over the past
> couple years.
But there are quite a lot of unsuitable material even before
asking for credit cards for proof of age or even a simple click
through (what 13 year old would be stopped by that? I sure as heck
would not have when I was younger)
Lieberman's Law: Everybody lies, but it doesn't matter since nobody
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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