Sensual bot chat
But since he worked in web security, he was curious to follow the trail.He played along, researched the link and discovered it had over 8,000 clicks since it was created in January.Back in late May, Satnam Narang, a single, 31-year-old security response manager at Symantec (a cybersecurity firm that owns Norton anti-virus) was flipping through Tinder in his Santa Monica apartment.After months of no success, suddenly, he had a stream of matches.And here's where the scam really happens: At the top of the page it says your credit card is needed — just to make sure you're over 18. But it's not: On the bottom of the page, in tiny print, details say you're really being charged as much as a month by a company called
And they ruse is easy to fall for, because it plays into our desire for easy flirtation.But they all had sketchy bios and no shared interests. "I sent them messages and out of the three accounts I encountered in that string of that session, I got a reply from two of them.And they were both the exact same reply." Narang figured it was a hoax.“The whole idea of a sex-capable robot is very contemporary, now and edgy. But Harmony is a sophisticated piece of machinery and her primary design is to carry on conversations,” he said.And as for the critics who say artificially intelligent sex dolls disturbingly cross the line into a form of female sex slavery, Mc Mullen calls the argument “absurd.” “This is not designed to replace anyone or promote the objectification of women. “Should my toaster be able to refuse to toast my bread?
Narang has practical advice: "Remain cautious and remain skeptical.