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Apple Sued For Porn Addiction: Man Says MacBook Cost His Marriage And Kids
Investors Business Daily ^ | 7-15-13 | Ryan W. Neal

Posted on 07/15/2013 7:34:51 PM PDT by dynachrome

Chris Sevier, a 36-year-old man from Tennessee, got so addicted to porn videos that his wife took his children and left him. Now he has sued Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), saying the Cupertino, Calif.-based company failed to install any filter in its devices to prevent his affliction.

In a 50-page complaint, Sevier calls Apple a “silent poisoner” responsible for the proliferation of “arousal addiction, sex trafficking, prostitution, and countless numbers of destroyed lives.” Sevier is seeking damages from Apple, but said he will drop the lawsuit if Apple agrees to sell devices with a “safe mode.”

Sevier claims that his addiction started when he “accidentally” replaced the “a-c-e” in Facebook with a “--k.” Sevier said this F***book site “appealed to his biological sensibilities as a male,” and he started to prefer the images on the screen to his own wife.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: addiction; applecomputer; porn; tennessee
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Yeah, right. The divorce must be costing him big $$$$
1 posted on 07/15/2013 7:34:51 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome
0bama voter.

Stew him in his own juices.

2 posted on 07/15/2013 7:36:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: dynachrome

Is it really that easy to make money in America?


3 posted on 07/15/2013 7:36:39 PM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: dynachrome

With the justice system we have these days, he’ll probably win millions.


4 posted on 07/15/2013 7:37:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Keep your powder dry.)
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To: dynachrome
and i'm sure there's a RAT judge out there someplace that will let this goto trial too...
5 posted on 07/15/2013 7:39:34 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: dynachrome

Mr. Sevier, YOU are the one responsible for what happened to your marriage.


6 posted on 07/15/2013 7:40:11 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

So, can we sue toilet manufactures if we get diarrhea?


7 posted on 07/15/2013 7:41:03 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: dynachrome

Good luck with that, “jerk”.


8 posted on 07/15/2013 7:41:57 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: doc1019

Or jalapeno farmers for the second burn


9 posted on 07/15/2013 7:42:32 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

LOL!!


10 posted on 07/15/2013 7:43:39 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: dynachrome

There is a link at the article to the complaint. It is poorly written and perhaps the biggest whine-fest I’ve ever seen outside of a DNC convention. It basically says that men are helpless fools, compares porn to guns and cigarettes and yes, works in the deaths of 3,000 Americans on September 11th.

“The plaintiff began to prefer the cyber beauties over his wife, which caused his marriage to fail. His wife abducted his son and disappeared, which was a consequence of Apple’s decision to sell its computers not on “safe mode”.

Egads.


11 posted on 07/15/2013 7:45:34 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Swordmaker

Ping!


12 posted on 07/15/2013 7:46:09 PM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: dynachrome

I’m surprised spitzer didn’t think to make a buck off his addiction by suing the phone company for not having a hooker filter.


13 posted on 07/15/2013 7:49:02 PM PDT by willywill
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To: dynachrome
Guess what Chris there is no computer on the market that I know of that comes preloaded with a surf blocker.

And even if they did someone would have to have administrator privileges that was able to bypass the surf blocker and that would probably be YOU.

So what possible good would it do you to have this software preloaded on your computer?

Or maybe you want to turnover control of your computer to a complete stranger so that you do not have to control yourself. Are you that much of an immature pathetic looser that you can’t control your own base desires?

14 posted on 07/15/2013 7:49:14 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: dynachrome

‘To paraphrase Shakespeare, “It’s better to have loved and lost than to stay home every night and download increasingly shameful pornography.”” — Raj Koothrapali


15 posted on 07/15/2013 7:52:39 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: LostInBayport

This guy is correct on one point: Many men are helpless fools about this stuff. And many wives are sick of it. (I’m in the middle of a divorce from one such guy now.) Men pass it around by cellphone and e-mail, and the stuff some of these men look at can be really weird.


16 posted on 07/15/2013 7:52:55 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: dynachrome

Egads! Better shut this down in a hurry— first they came for the porn, next it will be online fantasy role playing games!


17 posted on 07/15/2013 7:53:10 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: dynachrome

This is so lame. I guess Apple is to blame for shopaholics, rapists, and murderers, too. Everyone has to carry his own water.


18 posted on 07/15/2013 7:54:17 PM PDT by Nemoque
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To: Pontiac

one of Chris’s “brighter” buddies came up with the scheme.

Chris’s buddy does a lot of online time at the I wanna Be a Slip and Fall Lawyer .com..... forum


19 posted on 07/15/2013 7:55:18 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: dynachrome; a fool in paradise
Jeez, has Apple gone straight?


20 posted on 07/15/2013 7:55:47 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: dynachrome
In his defense, there is precedence for such things...


21 posted on 07/15/2013 7:55:58 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Nemoque

Imagine what some loony conspiracy theorists have likely already begin to do with this claim...


22 posted on 07/15/2013 7:56:28 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: dynachrome

I’m 350 pounds and have lived next door to a McDonald’s for years.Does that mean that I can.......


23 posted on 07/15/2013 7:57:52 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: mylife

Good luck with that, “jerk”.
____________________________________

Yes...good luck in working this one out.


24 posted on 07/15/2013 7:58:06 PM PDT by o-n-money
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To: dynachrome

A bite of the apple, as it were...


25 posted on 07/15/2013 7:58:18 PM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: Tired of Taxes
My dog and cat are quite the companions. Apolitical too.

Always ready to engage in fun. Never any backtalk nor complaints.

Gradient is the elixir of youth.

Party Poopers not welcome.

26 posted on 07/15/2013 7:58:49 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Tired of Taxes

I know of a few couples, too. Real gals just can’t live up to plastic laptop fantasies. I recommend the new book “Boys Adrift” by L Sax—might give you a few helpful insights. I listen to Rush everyday whine about the “chickification” of our culture. (I love Rush, but really hate to listen to him when he starts trying to talk about women and relationships when he’s been a failure on many fronts). Well, there’s a lot more to it than feminism. Men have weakened themselves, and fathers are absent in many ways. All these electronics fulfill so many needs to the point that men can’t deal with reality...


27 posted on 07/15/2013 7:58:58 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: dynachrome

Imagine if all men could collect for playin “Yank the Frank”. Not enough lawyers.


28 posted on 07/15/2013 7:59:56 PM PDT by o-n-money
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To: All

Strangely enough Jobs weighed in on porn a few years back:
When questioned about Apple’s role as moral
police in the App Store, Jobs responds that “ we
do believe we have a moral responsibility to keep
porn off the iPhone .” Better, is what he said next:
“ Folks who want porn can buy and [sic] Android
phone. “

BTW I bought an Android device...for the interviews, natch.

PS-Sorry about the terrible formatting.


29 posted on 07/15/2013 8:02:17 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (Democrats, the party of moral hazard.)
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To: dynachrome
 photo PrayingForNakidLadies.jpg
30 posted on 07/15/2013 8:06:29 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: pluvmantelo

Doesn’t P0rn make the web go ‘round, financially?


31 posted on 07/15/2013 8:06:44 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Mamzelle
Thanks for the book recommendation. (I also have all sons, so it might be good for me to read it.)

Men have weakened themselves, and fathers are absent in many ways. All these electronics fulfill so many needs to the point that men can’t deal with reality...

I agree with that statement. To clarify further, though, it isn't so much the fantasy-type women that all men are addicted to. Instead, many seem to become addicted to very weird stuff. And there are many women out there - who may not even be very attractive at all - willing to do anything with these men. So, both men and women are at fault.

For awhile, I met with a group of wives in the same situation, and some of those wives were young and beautiful. Yet their husbands were addicted to porn and cheating on them.

32 posted on 07/15/2013 8:17:18 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: dynachrome

seriously people like this should be thrown in jail for their ridiculous lawsuits


33 posted on 07/15/2013 8:21:35 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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This is a case where the presiding judge needs to roll up a newspaper and hit the lawyer who took the case on the nose, saying "NO!"

Then he needs to rule against the plaintiff and bill him a huge amount of money. Then publicly humiliate the plaintiff.

Mark

34 posted on 07/15/2013 8:21:36 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: dynachrome

I also have an addiction. Except, my addiction is to freedom, not porn.

Some guys, I guess, can’t handle freedom and aren’t responsible enough to wield it properly.


35 posted on 07/15/2013 8:24:54 PM PDT by Bullish
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To: Mamzelle

that’s funny, my wife blows away most of the skanky porn stars I see in porn.

I can’t stand fake boobs, and can detect trashy skank from a mile away and it’s frankly a turnoff for me personally.

The only porn stars I like are ones usually new to the industry that still have that girl next door look about them who haven’t had surgery yet. And those are few and far between.


36 posted on 07/15/2013 8:25:06 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: LostInBayport

Blame Chevrolet for making a car that takes him to adult toy stores... that would be about equally plausible.

No libertine I and not even much of a libertarian, but he wants a nanny. Now if he wants someone who cares, he should go knock on God’s door.


37 posted on 07/15/2013 8:25:08 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: dynachrome

OH brother.


38 posted on 07/15/2013 8:31:31 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: dynachrome

When are they gays going to sue them for making them gay?


39 posted on 07/15/2013 8:49:52 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Tired of Taxes
Ultimately, the most beautiful woman, if you stay married to her long enough, goes through menopause and might even have health problems...I keep mentioning Rush, but he married first a woman 20-30' then another the same age. Then a third 20-30 when he was in his mid forties, and now again, a woman of the 20-30 in his sixties.

All this week, with so many stories, he wants to discuss some dentist with marital problems concerning a lawsuit and the relative attractiveness of that dentist's wive. He even posts pictures on his otherwise interesting website.

It's all about the image, all the time. With men, you just can't break throught the essential need they have to love what they experience with their eyes. Notice the men here who need to assure me that their wive are hot. They never say virtuous, or loving, or honorable bad true. Just about the eyes. They eyes are the sex organs. And the new electronics just exasperates the stimulus response.

You might as well leave them to play with their dollies...

40 posted on 07/15/2013 8:54:39 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

Wife, not wive. Ack. My new tablets make my writing so awkward! And exacerbates, not exasperates.


41 posted on 07/15/2013 8:59:26 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Why not just forget about porn entirely?


42 posted on 07/15/2013 9:01:02 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle
You might as well leave them to play with their dollies...

LOL.

I agree with you about Rush. I didn't know his wives were all so young. Wow.

43 posted on 07/15/2013 9:26:08 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: Pontiac
And even if they did someone would have to have administrator privileges that was able to bypass the surf blocker and that would probably be YOU.

Come to think about it, I've never seen a computer sold that wasn't in admin mode. I'm always coming across people using their computer in admin mode, without secondary login accounts or screen locks, which I then set up for them and teach them proper usage. This guy should sue every computer manufacturer. P.S. It's not only porn; a friend is addicted to movies and has illegally downloaded thousands of them (non-porn general movies). His wife never sees him but she doesn't care.

44 posted on 07/15/2013 9:27:52 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Tired of Taxes

I want to reiterate my affection for Rush. When he had his heart incident in Hawaii I got sick about it. I have no animus against Rush. It’s just he has no business trying to be wise about love and women, because he is clearly misogynistic in his own personal life. He likes and admires men, and women better be extremely young and extremely attractive at all times. Hes just not capable of loving from the heart when it comes to a woman. its all about his eyes and what his eyes see. what do blind men do? Lately he has been surprisingly hard to listen to...


45 posted on 07/15/2013 9:39:12 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Swordmaker

Ping


46 posted on 07/15/2013 9:42:14 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Paladin2
Doesn’t P0rn make the web go ‘round, financially?

It's certainly driven the public's access to technology (VHS video tapes, as well as the video rental industry), DVD, and BluRay. And quite a bit of Internet traffic is porn.

Mark

47 posted on 07/15/2013 9:44:59 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Mamzelle
Using my wife's "smart" phone makes my typing totally retarded.

I figure that that makes me part of the the thug kulture. St. Tray rulz (with 72 virginz).

48 posted on 07/15/2013 9:49:59 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Tired of Taxes
I re read your post about the weirdnesses of porn, and I agree. This is what I call fetishes...and men and boys seem to form these inexplicable madnesses, like Rush always needs a woman no more then thirty years old, lest he has to deal with the inevitable decay of mortality...

I worry about boysn and this Internet. It's like they form an imprint and forever make themselves hopeless for love with an imperfectly formed woman ( and given time and no plastic surgery, we all fade to imperfection). Do you ever wonder if homosexuality is like a fetish, like the peculiar inexplicable sexual proclivities--like SHOE fetishes, for crying out loud.

Craving someone young enough to be a granddaughter, like Rush clearly craves---or feet, or the bodies of men...truly. We women can never understand the irrationality of men.

49 posted on 07/15/2013 9:51:59 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

We cats can never understand the irrationality of women. (Speaking from a recent, 2 hour old experience.)


50 posted on 07/15/2013 9:54:51 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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