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The OLPC in green and white  (Source: The OLPC Wiki)
Nigerian children get caught up on the Internets with porn

One of the aims of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project is to give the underprivileged new opportunities and experiences they otherwise wouldn’t have. Interestingly enough, some school children are using their laptops to browse pornographic Internet sites.

According to a Reuters report, a reporter at the official News Agency of Nigeria discovered pornographic images on the donated laptops from a U.S. aid organization. It is unclear whether or not school children were actually caught in the act of browsing such websites.

"Efforts to promote learning with laptops in a primary school in Abuja have gone awry as the pupils freely browse adult sites with explicit sexual materials," reported the News Agency of Nigeria.

Perhaps in response to the discovery of the OLPC’s side features, a representative for the laptop project said that the computers will now be fitted with filtering software.

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Ahh, techology at its finest
By gradoman on 7/23/2007 8:37:46 AM , Rating: 3
I'm not really surprised that this is the case. Give a kid or adult something to connect to the web and I'm sure they'll first install an IM program and browse for something pornographic -- especially teen boys..

RE: Ahh, techology at its finest
By gradoman on 7/23/2007 8:43:31 AM , Rating: 2
technology! i'm tired...and stuck in school..

RE: Ahh, techology at its finest
By zombiexl on 7/23/2007 8:53:22 AM , Rating: 2
i'm tired...and stuck in school..

Are you tired from looking at porn? :)

"My sex life is pretty good" -- Steve Jobs' random musings during the 2010 D8 conference

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