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FLPanhandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:19 PM
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Ghost Dog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:22 PM
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1. Can it distinguish between the usual American plastic crap and,
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 03:23 PM by Ghost Dog
you probably know, "Europorn"?

(Edit: No link - that's up to you).

:(
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jakeXT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:28 PM
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5. You mean like the tools for (unknown artist - track 15) mp3's ?
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 03:33 PM by jakeXT
recognize pornstars - scene and movie etc
label it and tag it correctly?
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Lance_Boyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:24 PM
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2. statement needs supporting evidence:
"pornography can and often does lead to conduct that threatens the safety and security of co-workers, children, and other individuals."

Even if the above phrase refers only to porn at work (the banning of which I can support), I'd like to know what dangerous conduct the author envisions.

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Warren DeMontague Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:34 PM
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7. Yeah, I'd like to see the scientific studies upon which that statement is based.
Will wait.
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Xithras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:45 PM
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10. Keep in mind that sexual harassment and exposure are safety and security issues.
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 03:46 PM by Xithras
If another employee walks into your cubicle while you're browsing giantjuggswithextranipples.com, that involuntary exposure may be sexually offensive and contributes heavily to the formation of a hostile work environment. If that coworker walks in while you're wanking your tool to those images, you've just committed a crime that may lead to your prosecution. The presence of porn in the workplace DOES threaten the safety and security of the office.
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Goblinmonger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:51 PM
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14. That URL doesn't work.
:evilgrin:
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PCIntern Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:29 PM
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28. Crap! Nothing's working out today!
:evilgrin:
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Lance_Boyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:57 PM
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17. Security I can see - in the legal sense.
Yes, porn in the workplace could trigger harassment claims. But safety? Is anyone's physical safety threatened? Hasty-zipping accidents would be a concern, I guess. Wonder if you can get workman's comp for a zipper-chewed wang?

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Fla_Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:39 PM
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29. Tell me that isn't a great band name....
:evilgrin:






:smoke:
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GKirk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:42 PM
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34. From message #17
another good choice: "zipper-chewed wang"
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Warren DeMontague Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 08:04 PM
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37. It was never a problem at my old job
'course, I worked for an indie video store. Smut was just, let's say, another day at the orafice.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:26 PM
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3. If you're self-employed and watch porn with your spouse, then what?
:)
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okieinpain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:51 PM
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15. that would be your father-in-law checking on you. lol! n/t.
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SheilaT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:27 PM
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4. Anyone who is dumb enough to
download porn on a company computer deserves to be caught.
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:50 PM
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13. and should be fired.
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okieinpain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:52 PM
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16. funny we've lost a couple of people. if had a guy get caught
smoking weed out by the dumpsters.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:47 PM
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30. I agree with this.
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Warren DeMontague Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:34 PM
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6. Meh. People masturbate. People look at porn while masturbating.
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 03:35 PM by Warren DeMontague
As long as everyone is a consenting adult, I have trouble getting wrought out (or, if you will, "hand-wringing") about it. Doesn't mean you should do it at work, of course, unless that happens to already BE your job. (Well shit, some people get paid to play video games, don't they?)

Now, re: Sex offenders and probabtion-- maybe I'm missing something, and I'm sure that there is ironclad scientific evidence that "pornography can and often does lead to conduct that threatens the safety and security of co-workers, children, and other individuals." but in the case of child abusers, wouldn't looking at pictures of ADULT sexuality be a healthy, good, positive sign? :shrug:

I would think so. Unless the idea is that these people are supposed to be sexless entirely.

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GKirk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:45 PM
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36. Massive amounts of porn...

...must have been downloaded by the people that designed this device.

"unless that happens to already BE your job"
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Xithras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:37 PM
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8. Companies don't need a usb stick to do this
My current employer uses a realtime traffic scanner. Hit a porn site, and you can expect your boss to be knocking at your door within minutes wanting to know why you're wanking off during work hours.

There should be no expectation of privacy on work computers.
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Pharaoh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:38 PM
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9. I always worry
that the same technology could be used to put pedophilia "on" your computer as a way of destroying or getting rid of you.
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pintobean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:43 PM
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35. That could be done with a $10 jump drive.
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tammywammy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:48 PM
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11. Don't look at porn on your employer's computer.
It's not that difficult. It's their machine.
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BOG PERSON Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:00 PM
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18. it's also just plain skeevy (n/t)
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Stuckinthebush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 03:49 PM
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12. A Porn Stick?
My inner adolescent is laughing right now.
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HysteryDiagnosis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 04:58 PM
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19. A porn again stick. How funny is that?? n/t
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walldude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:03 PM
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20. LMFAO.... people are buying this?
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 05:08 PM by walldude
Someone tell me how a program can tell the difference between digital information on a porn jpeg and any other jpeg?

I call bullshit. A machine cannot tell the difference between a picture of me and my wife on vacation and a picture of me and my wife naked in bed. Not that anyone needs to see that shit :rofl:

Hehe, after reading the link I see I was right. All the thing can do is read headers and tell you if the picture might be porn. LOL, just another smoke screen..






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-..__... Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:58 PM
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31. Seems rather easy to me...
From the posted link...


It utilizes a sophisticated algorithm to analyze image data and assess flesh tone, color content, image backgrounds, body part shapes and other information which may be indicative of graphic sexual images. The software vendor reports less than a one percent false positive indication.


From another website...


The Porn Detection Stick has implemented a number of methods and algorithms to analyze each image to determine if it may be pornographic in nature. Image Cleanup - within virtual memory, the software cleans up the image for optimum analysis. Skin Detection - this identifies skin tones and texture within the image. Background Elimination - this eliminates background objects from foreground objects so background objects don't skew the results. Edge Detection - identifies the edges of objects. Body Part Separation - separates body parts into separate masses. Negative Curvature Rejection - eliminates objects with negative curves. Elimination - eliminates other objects. Face Detection - identifies faces within the image. Body Part Layout Decision - maps body part distribution and image layout. Decision - classifies image based on data.


http://www.eyespypro.com/products/Paraben-Porn-Detectio...

Just a quick guess based on your scenario, the software has a set range to identify the color range of "flesh tones". If it detects a predetermined percentage of "flesh tones", it flags it. The pic of you and your wife on vacation might only contain 30% of identifiable "flesh tones", while the nude pics might contain 80% or more. It doesn't have to be 100% reliable... just reliable enough for an employer/examiner to weed out harmless pics and focus on pics that could potentially be pornographic.
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walldude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:33 PM
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32. Yeah and? So it's a GUESS. Say there is a picture of the Desert
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 06:35 PM by walldude
that has lots of tans and browns? How does it differentiate? How many flesh tones are in existence? Does this just work for white people? How many people do you know with the exact same flesh tone?

Sorry all you did was prove my point. This is bullshit guesswork. It's a scam. But hey if you feel you need it spend the hundred bucks. Things like this are the reason I'm self employed.

And BTW I for one think surfing porn at work is really dumb.
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-..__... Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:40 PM
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33. "Things like this are the reason I'm self employed".
Hopefully not in the computer or IT field.
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Rage for Order Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:06 PM
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21. At this point, anyone who looks at porn on a work computer deserves to be fired
They're guilty of terrible judgment at best, and utter stupidity at worst. Either way they probably aren't contributing much at work.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:15 PM
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22. Amen.. Personal laptop..briefcase
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 05:15 PM by SoCalDem
use company wifi on lunchbreak on your OWN computer if you want to shop online, surf the web, email or facebook...whatever

use yours, then put it away & do work on the company computers..

laptops are super-cheap these days..lots cheaper than a lost job..
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KG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:16 PM
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23. as an afficinado of internet porn, i find the concept of watch at work creepy
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Ezlivin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:23 PM
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24. "He wants to stick what in my USB port?"
Will lubricant be required or will it go in dry?


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City of Mills Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:24 PM
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25. Yeah, people shouldn't look at that stuff at work
It's just not worth it, I'm the guy that management calls when someone gets the perp walk, then I have to analyze their computer for evidence. I've used Encase Examiner, FTK and Paraben's Device Seizure, among others...it's amazing (and disturbing) what those tools can uncover.
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Commie Pinko Dirtbag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:28 PM
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26. Linux and encrypted partitions are your friends.
For home and personal laptops, of course. At work, you just shouldn't be viewing porn. Do it on your own time.
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 05:29 PM
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27. Does it come in a vibrating model?
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Dash87 Donating Member (404 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 08:09 PM
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38. If you download porn at work,
I want you smack you. But really, I feel sorry for you. I think people that are so obsessed that they need to look at porn at work need help.
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