Monitored in Reuters: Nigerian pupils browse porn on donated laptops

ABUJA, July 19 (Reuters Life!) – Nigerian schoolchildren who received laptops from a U.S. aid organisation have used them to explore pornographic sites on the Internet, the official News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported on Thursday.

The notebook computers were donated by the One Laptop Per Child aid organization. A spokesperson said the laptops will now be “fitted with filters.”

The laptops, called  the OLPC Children’s Machine XO, were developed by Nicholas Negroponte, brother of former US Ambassador to Manila John Negroponte.

OLPCNews, an unofficial site, in an article One Pornographic Image Per Nigerian Child says:

Of course, the worst kept secret for any telecenter or cybercafe is what happens when you mix Internet access and young men: porn.

This is the modern version of Pinoy kids in the 80’s bringing dad’s Playboy magazine to the classroom.

 

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