Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 42556
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2018/10/20 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2006/3/30-4/1 [Recreation/Dating, Transportation] UID:42556 Activity:nil
3/30    Commuter porn everywhere:
        \_ "wherever new audio-visual electronics go, porn goes with it."
           He's got that backwards.
           \_ That...that doesn't make very much sense.
2018/10/20 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

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Sexploration With commuter porn, anyone can get an eyeful But what's the thrill in watching XXX on tiny screens in cars, handhelds? Cell phone displaying picture of porn star Jameson Peter Morgan / Reuters file A cell phone features a tiny image of porn star Jenna Jameson. Brian Alexander E-mail Though I can't be positive, I think there's a law (something like Moore's Law, the idea that the number of transistors you can put on a computer chip doubles about every two years) that says wherever new audio-visual electronics go, porn goes with it. How many people ran out to buy BetaMax or VHS video tape players just so they could rent "Flashdance"? So now that we have 3G cell phones, PSP game handhelds, PDAs and the iPod, porn-in-a-pocket is a reality. In fact, before Sony's PSP was even officially out on the market last year, there were porn videos for it. New online services, a la i-Tunes, will download, say, "Hi Neighbor" ("When Alexis invites you over for a movie ... Or you can buy Japanese disks formatted for PSP with titles such as "Big-Breasted Nurse Mitsu Amai" or "Undressing Volley Division," which, judging by the cover, involves volleyball without pants. Playboy has a PSP download service for its brand of softer erotica featuring its "Cyber Girls." According to New Scientist magazine, an analysis by two computer researchers from Google showed that a higher percentage of Web searches from cell phones were for adult material than were searches launched from desktop computers. The market for DVD systems in cars is growing every year, too, and not only because mom wants to keep the kids amused with "Dora the Explorer." Video systems in low-riders and tricked-out SUVs often have an X-rated video playing in them as part of the bad-ass atmosphere. No more newspapers expertly folded to two-column width to accommodate the crammed subway, no more traffic reports on the car radio. Nope, goes the theory, the diversion on commutes may resemble a trip to the old Pussycat Theaters. Japanese salary men already stand in train cars on their way to work reading porn-and-bondage manga. Soon, if it hasn't happened yet, you might glance over the shoulder of some guy in the next seat to find out what song he's playing, only to get an eyeful of Brianna Banks' private parts on a two-inch screen. Picked up for 'drive-by porn' There have already been arrests in several states for so-called drive-by porn. Last December, in Spartanburg, SC, an off-duty highway patrolman and his wife happened to pull in behind 26-year-old Jerome Curtis Buckson whose video system was playing "Booty Talk 43" on a screen aimed at the backseat - and therefore through the rear windshield. The judge figured the video did not fit the charge of "dissemination of obscenity," but the state was thinking of re-filing similar charges. I thought I'd call Mr Buckson and ask him what, exactly, he was thinking. I mean, there was nobody in the back seat to watch the video. According to Spartanburg police, he was arrested in January and has been charged with burglary and murder. In Oklahoma, state representative Joe Dorman was driving down Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City "when I stopped at a light and the person in front of me had two of the DVD players over the back seat and both were playing the same movie," he told Sexploration. So we go to two more stop lights and I looked twice to make sure I was seeing what I thought was playing on there. States like Louisiana, Tennessee and Virginia have passed such laws already and other states considered them. Some bills stalled because of the usual definitional problems, like what's "obscene" and "intentional" and "private." If so, breaking it could result in a misdemeanor charge and a fine of $500.