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Jul 29, 2005, 03:12 PM
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Lacero
Jul 29, 2005, 03:12 PM
About time.

Applespider
Jul 29, 2005, 03:24 PM
That's the technology assured then.

Porn helped make printing popular, it helped make movies popular, it helped make the internet popular...

Phat_Pat
Jul 29, 2005, 04:27 PM
Porn makes the world go round.

devilot
Jul 29, 2005, 04:45 PM
The person who they took a quote from, Violet Blue, has been podcasting sex-awareness/ alt-lifestyle podcasts for quite some time now... at least a year I think.

Sun Baked
Jul 29, 2005, 04:51 PM
Porn makes the world go round.Can't wait for the video version of the iPod. http://forums.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=20417&stc=1

redAPPLE
Jul 30, 2005, 12:45 AM
there is "clean" sex education. i hope these "porncasters" would keep it clean and informative. if there is going to be people who want to "porncast" more sex than education, it has to be somehow regulated.

wdlove
Jul 30, 2005, 11:18 AM
My hope is that they will keep the iPod clean. One item that it brought to mind was the cell phones are now offering a service to women. Something that would be a subscriber plan. It will let a women know her time of ovulation and so the best time to conceive.

StevieStets
Jul 30, 2005, 02:36 PM
Does it surprise you that M$(NBC) would try to steal some of apple's thunder?

shamino
Aug 3, 2005, 10:23 AM
if there is going to be people who want to "porncast" more sex than education, it has to be somehow regulated.
Why? The government regulates the airwaves because they're a public medium. They don't regulate anything that you have to pay to access, including cable TV and the internet.

The only reason the porn channels on cable aren't free is that the producers are using them to make money. It's not because of any government regulation.

Ditto for the porn web sites. They started out free, but quickly migrated to paid-subscripton (for anything beyond a few teaser pictures). This is because the owners want to get paid, not because of any kind of law.

The same will happen here. Any porncasts that are good enough to make people want to listen will quickly end up requiring paid subscriptions. Which will make it no different from the rest of the (unregulated) internet.

You'll see a few activists get all upset, the world will ignore them, and that will be the end of that.

Mr. Anderson
Aug 3, 2005, 10:28 AM
haha, damn, well its not much of a surprise. But just like the Playboy Channel on XMRadio, I don't really see the appeal that much. Then again, I don't like talk radio in general.

But its quite a commentary on society - it would be quite entertaining if a sex theme podcast made it to the top 5 downloads :D

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