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Foolproof Porn Filter

   June 15th, 2010

Instead of privacy screens, patrons could use these on library computers:

Foolproof Porn Filter

I like that this approaches the problem from the opposite direction: instead of filters that keep offensive images off computer screens, this filter keeps offendable eyes off computer screens. Brilliant.

Incidentally, it cracks me up they thought to make a zippered window for seeing the keyboard. I wonder if it also comes with built-in headphones.




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4 Responses to “Foolproof Porn Filter”

  1. Sarah Scully Says:

    Brilliant! This also solves the problem of embarrassment at being seen looking at porn: the full-cover hoodie provides privacy for the user as well as the computer.

  2. Ivan edelman Says:

    There you go! Looks like a money making proposition for the library if they want to sell these. Person might have some trouble breathing after a time, but there is a downside to everything..

  3. traffikator Says:

    Breathing problem? People breath under sea, in clouds of smoke etc. Have you heard about snorkel? I love this design. But I would take it further. Have a room dedicated to p0rn only! That way you know exactly what people want to watch when they go into that room. In fact filter out every else, except p0rn. Only thing popping up on these computers are p0rn. Then no one. No one can say, I was exposed, because I did not know what was going to come up. There. That should fix ‘em.

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