Tennessee lawyer sues Apple for getting him hooked on porn

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    The world can be a pretty bizarre place to live in and the feud of a Tennessee lawyer proves just that. Mister Chris Sevier is apparently suing Apple because, according to him, it’s the tech giant’s fault that he got addicted to porn. To put it in his own words - Sevier believes Apple shouldn’t be selling devices which allow unrestricted access to pornographic content.

    He specifies in his 50-page complaint that he con​​siders it to be Apple’s responsibility towards the consumer to take “the burden off of the buyers who do not want to see porn onto those who do want to see pornographic content to take the additional stepâ€.

    The additional step he is referring to would imply Apple shipping the devices in some sort of “safe mode†and then customers in need of something frisky could go on and disable this feature. Thus, “pure†gadget users like Sevier here would be spared of all the grief.

    The problems first started when Savier, wanting to go on Facebook, mistakenly typed “F*ckbook†instead. After logging into the site once, he became a frequent visitor of the place and could not disengage, alienating his wife in the process. From the complaint:

    “The Plaintiff became totally out of synch in his romantic relationship with his wife, which was a consequence of his use of his Apple product. The Plaintiff began desiring, younger more beautiful girls featured in porn videos than his wife, who was no longer 21 ... The Plaintiff could no longer tell the difference between internet pornography and tangible intercourse due to the content he accessed through the Apple products.â€

    So far Apple, did not make any comments on the lawsuit, but it’s hard to believe Savier will get anywhere with his story.

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    Some people just won't accept responsibility for their own actions.
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    Lol,wonder if i could sue Apple for getting me hooked on idevices? Hmmm.....
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    Only in America ...... Can one sue for anything. Next every one will sue Microsoft as well ....
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    My goodness! How ridiculous!

    It's a wonder he's not including Internet providers also in his suit!
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    Sshhh, it's an attorney.. don't give him any ideas :)
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    you notice that he's not suing the porn sites?
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    Lol......I'm having a real chuckle over these gentlemen! :D
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    Logic would dictate that he focus on therapy instead of wasting time with a frivolous lawsuit. And, I would hope that the court is smart enough to echo this.


    Because they can't stop laughing?
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    I'm suing Apple. No reason just sue happy that's all :D
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    At least we have the freedom to file frivolous lawsuits, among many other freedoms.

    Having said that, this case will be dismissed with prejudice.
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    Wasn't there anything more valuable or newsworthy to post then this?
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    And that's the shame of it.....as it has a real impact on the rest of the world!
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    Because they don't have any money. Same reason that people sue Smith and Wesson when they get shot. The person pulling the trigger is often broke. Companies have money.
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    That is beyond stupid. You buy an IPad to be able to have all internet accessibility (other than what requires Flash). What you do with your product after you buy it, is not at the fault of Apple, but to the person who looks it up. How is that Apple's fault that he got addicted to porn, and fell out of relations with his wife. That is his own. And nonetheless, a lawyer?! What has this world come to, when you can blame a company for your own actions and lustful wants? Shame on you.
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    Dell is next.

    No, I mean the Think Pady guys.

    And those pesky Android fones with web access.

    The library must go, too. Yup, you read it here first . . . unrestricted access to porn and We The People pay for it. I rather like Rubenesque wimmen myself, so I hate to see them go. Since probably my web enabled shoe warmer and toilet that tells time in CA . . . the hub of all porn, all I need is a monitor and cable and an itunes app and I can have porn everywhere. See I told you there will be a price to pay for unrestricted porn. What is next, some company will discover how to make hard copy available at my 7-11?

    When I want to see a great looking naked guy, I look into the mirror. I'll tell you what, I am hot, hot, hot!

    If everything allows unrestricted access to nekked wimmen, then, well, I will just kill myself. Whew, I am all porned out. I plan to sue DARPA for bringing us the Internet; they started it all. I mean Al Gore who invented the Internet, that is.

    I find it interesting that Apple makes us view porn and Al Gore is an Apple board member. See the connection? The Internet and Apple's plan allong was to porn-i-fy us to dickens.

    I just saw a site with naked kittens and the cows were not wearing diapers. So it is everywhere you want to be. I guess it is porn even in the bobvine world. So cows are naked, they deficate in public and they fornicate at will and the farmer is not required to bleep and censor their cow's naughty behavour? I say we start with the cows and then turn off the Internet.

    I think am glad to see the end to iPorn, it is about time.

    By the way, what are you all wearing? I am in the tub with my iPad, two little rubber ducks and the battleship. I have a hankering for a burger for some reason.

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