Law: Reach Out and Touch Someone

Dial-a-porn has parents calling "Foul"

"Hi," says the recorded female voice on the telephone. "Come and join us nasty sluts in 6,900 kinky taboos." This is dial-a-porn, sex over the phone wires, now as available in many states as the correct time. For a cost that can range from 20 cents to several dollars, callers can listen to recorded fantasies, some of them merely purple, some filled with the darker colors of sadomasochism, rape and bestiality. Since they first appeared in 1983, the dial-a-porn services have grown quickly. So has the frustration of parents who discover that their children have become clandestine callers, often running up...

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