The Next Big Thing: Porncasting

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Jul 29, 2005.

  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. Applespider macrumors G4


    Jan 20, 2004
    looking through rose-tinted spectacles...
    That's the technology assured then.

    Porn helped make printing popular, it helped make movies popular, it helped make the internet popular...
  3. Phat_Pat macrumors 68000


    May 8, 2004
    I Live Where I Live
  4. devilot Moderator emeritus


    May 1, 2005
    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.
  5. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    Can't wait for the video version of the iPod. [​IMG]
  6. redAPPLE macrumors 68030


    May 7, 2002
    2 Much Infinite Loops
    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.
  7. wdlove macrumors P6


    Oct 20, 2002
    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.
  8. StevieStets macrumors newbie

    Jul 1, 2004
    M$ NBC = tainted news

    Does it surprise you that M$(NBC) would try to steal some of apple's thunder?
  9. shamino macrumors 68040


    Jan 7, 2004
    Purcellville, VA
    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.
  10. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    Nov 1, 2001
    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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