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Fighting for your faith, Capping handheld porn
Good day for selling your soul; Bad day for good calls
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OOD DAY FOR: Selling your soul, as Turkish TV station Kanal T is seeking contestants for its new game show, “Penitents Compete,” in which a Muslim imam, a Christian priest, a Jewish rabbi, and a Buddhist monk will face off to try and convert 10 atheists to their respective religion. Some 200 people have already thrown their hats in the ring. The prize is a trip to the homeland of a contestant’s new religion—Mecca, Rome, Jerusalem, or Tibet. (Reuters)

BAD DAY FOR: Good calls, as Japanese telecoms NTT DoCoMo and KDDI have started imposing bandwidth restrictions on their 3G wireless networks, due largely to the popularity of downloading porn on cellphones. Japan is dealing with the problem first because it rolled out the world’s first 3G network in 2001, two years before the U.S. But porn on wireless devices is expected to be a growth industry, with revenue doubling to $4.9 billion a year worldwide by 2013. (Bloomberg)

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