Porn again: "Dudes" who like it alter San Francisco iPad ads

Porn again: "Dudes" who like it alter San Francisco iPad ads

Summary: A group of "dudes who like porn" are taking on Steve Jobs, who says he has a moral responsibility to keep pornography off of the iPad and iPhone, by altering iPad advertisements around San Francisco.

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The message that Steve Jobs has been spreading as it relates to pornography on Apple products has been clear - he's not allowing it. But a group of "dudes who like porn" are sending a message of their own back to Steve and company

During the overnight hours, as attendees of Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference slept, a team of these "dudes" - also known as a group called Freedom from Porn - went around San Francisco and altered iPad advertisements so that it looked like there was porn on the screens. (Check out the video of them making their alterations)

Mind you, these guys didn't go around posting images of, well, actual porn - the acts themselves. Their work was no worse that what kids walking down the sidewalk might be subjected to in magazine racks and lingerie ads.

But their message was clear: despite the "moral responsibility" that Steve Jobs feels he has to protect iPad and iPhone owners from gaining access to porn, there are others who feel that Apple should be a provider of technology products - and nothing more.

No word yet on whether the iPad billboard alterations have been removed.

Topics: iPad, Mobility

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  • Ha, that was AWESOME!!!

    Way to stick it to Apple!!!! :)
    NonZealot
    • I don't like Apple, but there is no bone to pick here

      All kinds of businesses don't sell porn. Apple should have the right not to sell porn as long as they are not trying to restrict you from obtaining and viewing porn from elsewhere.
      hamobu-22333136139518773481685514128812
      • <a href="http://www.tran33m.com/vb/f81.html">blackberry</a>

        @hamobu-22333136139518773481685514128812 these guys didnt go around posting images of, well, actual porn - the acts themselves.
        frank dib
      • <a href="http://www.tran33m.com/vb/f82.html">iphone</a>

        @hamobu-22333136139518773481685514128812 Welcome your 15 min. Now if you really want porn, pick up your iPhone, Touch or iPad device, open the Safari browser, knock yourselves out.
        frank dib
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  • RE: Porn again:

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  • LOL!

    Welcome your 15 min. Now if you really want porn, pick up your iPhone, Touch or iPad device, open the Safari browser, knock yourselves out.
    jaypeg
  • RE: Porn again:

    I thought porn was against Facebook rules.

    So are these dudes protesting Facebook not allowing porn?

    Is that why they were showing altered Facebook pages.

    Maybe their message would have made more sense if they'd shown an example of a porn app from the Android Marketplace for example.
    hill60
  • RE: Porn again:

    Apple guy Jobs said that he will not allow porn to be sold thru the iTunes app store. Click the link in this article. You can get all the porn you want, just goober it. (google or bing)
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    Serton
  • Guys in the video sure like to keep their hands in their pockets

    Hm!
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