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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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Very Naiiiice!
By derwin on 7/23/2007 2:00:15 PM , Rating: 2
If our goal was only
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to give the underprivileged new opportunities and experiences they otherwise wouldn’t have
wouldn't experiencing the amzing world of online pornography be one of those? I think we are kinda like the puritans here, just cuz you've done it since you were 12 doesn't mean that you are above it now. No need to feel guilty about giving these people laptops.

Good for these kids, and just like us, sooner or later they will get tired and try out wikipedia, maybe just for boobs at first, but they will find some of the great stuff out here sooner or later.




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