Apple Patents New Anti-Sexting Technology

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    Grimace

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    quagmire

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    If it is a parental control feature, then fine I am ok with it. If it is permanently on, then it's big brother.
     
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    Gigigity....
     
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    notjustjay

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    Never gonna work. As any 8-year-old boy already knows, anything can sound dirty if you say it right.
     
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    stridemat

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    It's a good concept, but as others have mentioned its a flawed. There will always be ways to 'get' round the software restrictions. Give Parents back the responsibility.
     
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    If there was a like button, you, sir would get a like. I couldn't agree more. That said, if you are old enough to be sending sexts, you're probably at that technologically smarter than your parents age.
     

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