Re: [Fwd: WAP Porn...]

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From: Rohit Khare (
Date: Mon Jul 10 2000 - 11:01:08 PDT

At 8:55 AM -0700 7/7/00, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>Two words: m-porn.

Analysts say the appearance of the first WAP (wireless application protocol)
pornography sites signals the adoption of WAP technology into the
mainstream. Although the sites offer only tiny grainy images of naked
Japanese models, sociologists say that the key to predicting whether a new
technology will take off is to determine whether it's used for pornography:
"It's inevitable, I suppose, that with any new technology people will use it
for porn," says David Birch, CEO of Consult Hyperion. "That's been the story
with photography and video cameras." The news should be welcomed by wireless
companies, which have reported slower growth rates than they had hoped. (The
Independent 8 Jul 2000)

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