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Couple left sickened over child porn sent to Xbox

Herald.ie reports -

A HORRIFIED Dublin couple who had child pornography sent to their Xbox while online are demanding to know how the incident happened.

The makers of Xbox are investigating the incident in which the unwitting gamer was sent sickening images of boys naked from the waist down to his console.

The man was playing an online game when an unsolicited message containing the images was sent to him. He immediately told his partner and they contacted the gardai.

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dragonelite3504d ago

Can you actually send images to other users or something
on the 360? all i know is you can send messages and sound message.

Nitrowolf23504d ago

idk, but that is just sick, i hope they arrest the person who sent it

GameOn3504d ago

I didn't think you can send images. Maybe video chat.

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Obama3504d ago

Well you can send images over on psn, so I guess xbl should have that feature.

Blaze9293504d ago

You can send picture messages if you have the vision cam. You just attach a picture along with txt and/or voice. But with picture, I believe it's default to only accept messages with pictures from people on your friends list according to your privacy settings.

You can't send attachments of saved images though like PSN. Only pictures you take for that message with the camera.

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IdleLeeSiuLung3504d ago

I'm shocked about the fanboys here making juvenile comments on a serious case like this. Those pictures means some child out there is being taken advantage of.

This can happen on any platform, and as the network continues to grow and become more popular you will have more and more sick people do this sort of thing.

elpresador3504d ago

....cause what I find funny as hell is if a naked pic of a 17 year old is taken and sent toay it is porn and disgusting but if that person turns at tomorrow and it is done then then it is ok.....granted i know they probably mean a pre teen but whatever. Also, on the PS3 you can search and see any kind of porn thanks t the web browser so dont think you cant get porn on your ps3. Still, as the old saying goes. if there is grass on the field play ball as i like to say....or is it if they are old enough to crawl they are in the right position? Or is it if they are old enough to bleed they are old enough for me? Dont matter, as long as they are at LEAST 18 on the day you see them naked or whatever, then it is ok (unless you are say 16 and you see say a 15 year old naked then that could be ok i guess).

MorganX3504d ago

Seriously? The Xbox platform is responsible for pedophiles? This coming from someone who creates a Hitler account. Only in America.

Danteh3504d ago

yeah I actually facepalmed when a guy named freaking Adolf Hitler expressed an opinion about this matter, wtf

God_Of_Epicness3504d ago

Only On Xbox LIVE.

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This i think is just a publicity stunt you know what i mean? It doesn't make sense. Calling cops just cos someone send you a porn picture while you were playing games in the net? Well, Hello and welcome to the new millennium friends, this ain't 1980 anymore. I won't report it to the cops cos i'll look so desperate.

MorganX3504d ago

Sending pornography to a minor is a crime. Sending child pornography to anyone is a crime. They did the right thing calling the police.

JonnyBadfinger3503d ago

Im a little concerned about what you just wrote buddy, you say you wouldnt report to the authorities but you also fail to mention that you would delete it. Plan on keeping it for yourself do ya?

Anyway you can only send 1 picture per message and that article states that mulitple were sent, yet only the 1 message.

And those who are saying you NEED a XBLIVE Vision Camera are wrong, its a little thing called Photo Party which allows you to send images to friends from your USB, Computer and Digital camera.... i think i dunno never used it so, not 100% sure on how the feature works but i think thats right.

As distasteful as those pictures are there aint much Xbox LIVE can do to stop it, at the end of the day the person pressing the button that decides what gets sent. Plus its not like the pictures can be sent anonymously... you need a gamertag to use xbox live and they all require some level of personal information, credit cards, email, names, address, and i would assume they can find your IP address(cause its one of there ban methods: IP bans), so even if thei was a real story (doubt it) the idiot who sent the pictures may as well start digging his grave now.

thedarkestfaction3503d ago

I would love to receive something like that so I can go to their house, bash their brains in, and save their children from an unfortunate future. They do not deserve to take another breath on this earth for treating a child like that.

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GR8 13504d ago (Edited 3504d ago )

That's sick anyway you can't send porn over xbox live this is just made up bull sh*t by Sony and Sony Fans.

mrv3213504d ago

Can you send pictures over xbox live?

MorganX3504d ago (Edited 3504d ago )

Yes, you can send pictures over Live! You have to take the pic with the Live! Camera. It makes great pictures of pictures.

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Gamer7l3504d ago

You have to ACTIVELY VIEW an image, if sent in a message....and you have the option to only receive such messages from people on your friends list.

Tekton0143504d ago

then maybe he opened the picture, who wouldn't if they were sent a message? common sense?

Gamer7l3504d ago (Edited 3504d ago )

Really....are you that ignorant?? What's your e-mail? I have something really cool to send you. :o

If you don't know the person who sent you the message, a SMART person would just delete the message, WITHOUT VIEWING IT.

dktxx23504d ago

Its good he opened it. if he didnt open it we wouldnt know someone was doing this sick sh!t.

xbox live messages are different from emails. i dont think there are 360 viruses floating around, because theirs nothing useful to steal on a 360. no credit or bank information whatsoever. thats stored with Microsoft on their own systems. so if someone sends you a message feel free to open it. just tell your kids differently.

rexus123453504d ago (Edited 3504d ago )

This could be some stupid little boy taking a picture of himself and sending it to random people, criminal usually don't go out of their way and attract attention like this.

Edit: never mind about this theory if there are more than one pictures

clarkjudo3504d ago

Yes, that is possible. Someone they know, because the message was opened. Some people do not open things from someone they do not know. Hopefully they were not trying to seek a lawsuit with Microsoft. A sick way to get money. So, I hope the truth comes out and justus is served.

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