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Proposed bill would prevent PCs sold in South Carolina from accessing porn (unless you pay up)

By Shawn Knight · 40 replies
Dec 20, 2016
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  1. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,397   +303

    ...except you can always download the latest windows 10 version from Microsoft and wipe everything, then do your thing and wipe afterwards... :)
     
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,842   +193

    Just filter out the Internet like it was back in 1995 there wasn't all this sort of nonsense back then. I remember it so well. Everything is on the internet today look there aren't any store shops around everyone is online at home doing all sorts of things. New American will now enforce the internet as well. No more anything goes or skies the limit.
     
  3. JimVZ

    JimVZ TS Rookie

    The more Repugnant Republicans you put in office, the more of this you're gonna see. The party of hate coupled with the christian right. Bad bad bad!
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,509   +5,073

    I only wish you knew how wrong you are.
     
  5. jdy80

    jdy80 TS Rookie

    What a terrible place to be
     
  6. Blahhhhhhhhhhh

    Blahhhhhhhhhhh TS Rookie

    yeah, I guess we have to yank. can't have sex with our own cousins like "y'all" do.
     
  7. Godel

    Godel TS Addict Posts: 179   +91

    And if you do pay the $20 to access porn your name and address will go down on a list, but I'm sure it'll be kept COMPLETELY confidential. No, really.
     
  8. gnpfrslo

    gnpfrslo TS Enthusiast Posts: 62   +10

    Ignoring how ridiculously abusive the law is on itself (seeing as very few people are actually paying attention to that matter anyway), how does the system work exactly? like, does it have a smart image identification system to accurately guess when a site has pornographic content on it, embedded into the system so it takes more than your average teenage tinkerer to annihilate; or is it simply a little bloatware application that blocks known pornographic websites from a blacklist?
     
  9. gnpfrslo

    gnpfrslo TS Enthusiast Posts: 62   +10

    So it is the republicans fault, except it is the democrats fault, but tomorrow it'll the republicans fault anyway. The ones at fault here is the Americans, and I'm saying Americans, not unitedstatians. Politics in this continent is driven by people overwhelmingly unprepared; they study their career in law as their first option and they may, sometimes, get a master's degree in something extremely undemanding like economy, then they get with some friend, neighbor or family member their job at a public office and climb up the ranks -usually by stepping on other people- ; in the end, we have this bunch of ignorant snobs making laws about guns, despite never having been to the range, healthcare, despite never having read the warnings and instructions on a medicine box, about food when they only eat the finest meals from expensive restaurants, about migration when they have only been out of the country for vacation or to meet with their international peers in the absolute luxury of money and immunity, and about computers, despite having trouble turning their own cellphones on.
     
  10. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 15,072   +4,080

    But, internet porn crosses state lines. Ergo, all the The First Amendment rights it enjoys now, attach in South Carolina. So, you'd have to sneak this legislation in past the ACLU, or some other watchdog group.

    Besides, unless it's going to be blocked at your ISP or built into the router, couldn't you simply reformat your HDD? (Or SSD, as the case may be.

    What this does make a good case for, is building your own PC. That works its way around bloat and crapware, built into the "restore discs". A pre-built PC isn't really supposed to give you a Windows disc, so what you get is an "image". Unless M$ is going to start printing a "Windows 10, South Carolina Edition", you should be good to go..

    Ah, is somebody still whimpering about the election? :'( Just back from a failed protest march, are we? :'(

    But really, the Democratic party of welfare drones, and parasites should have won,I suppose. They sure made quite a run at it in the Ghettos across the country. :p

    You're right of course Cliff, but there's very little chance of that ever coming to pass ..:eek:
     
  11. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 15,072   +4,080

    Be fair, you know that only happens in the foothills of the Adirondacks, and not so much now that they've finally gotten dial up! ;) (y)
     
  12. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 15,072   +4,080

    It's as good a place as any. Besides, they learn about sex now, by emailing pictures of their junk to each other.

    You just need nice looking junk, or you'll get ratted out for doing it.
     
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  13. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 15,072   +4,080

    Windows 10 will rat your sorry, sneaky, think you're so slick a** out, in a heartbeat. You just wait, the next update of Win 10 will force you to the M$ "app store" to buy your porn. I'd suggest either grabbing an old XP PC at a flea market, or installing a copy of "U-porn-tu".
     
  14. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 15,072   +4,080

    Right, then we can go back to the "good old days" of zoning squabbles over "sex shops", and "gentleman's clubs"....:D

    Myself, I simply can't wait to go back to renting VHS porn movies. I've gotten so jaded behind that 1080p filth. Not to mention the fun it was to drag a 36" CRT NTSC 480i TV back home from Circuit City. (y) (May it rest in peace).
     
  15. dunhill

    dunhill TS Rookie

    Once again people fail to look at reality before they come up with new ideas for laws. All that schooling and yet nothing gained. To do this you would need your own internet. And with out porn on that net it would fail.
    Each person has many ways of blocking porn. As well as any other sights you do not agree with. Just look up RIAA (Recording Industry Of America) yes they fined all sorts of people and yet have they won? There wish to stop downloading music? You might win. But not before you spend 1000 X the money you will make from your tax. Since it will take years for it to make it through all the courts. According to Forbes 2.6-3.9 billion made a year. Good luck with that fight!
     
  16. Squid Surprise

    Squid Surprise TS Evangelist Posts: 2,565   +1,548

    This is a 2 year old thread - perhaps there are others who don’t learn?
     

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