iPhone's 'Siri' directs Chinese to brothels: Media
Published on Oct 29, 2012 8:06 PM
BEIJING (AFP) - Concerns that the Chinese version of the Apple iPhone's new voice-activated assistant "Siri" directs users to brothels has been raised by netizens and lawyers, state media said on Monday.
Users of the recently released Mandarin version of Siri were given several options for finding prostitutes upon request, but could not verify if the listings were accurate, the state-run China Daily said.
It cited a lawyer as saying the information supplied by Siri had "affected the public order and had a negative influence".
Prostitution is banned in China, which retains a largely conservative attitude to sex.
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