Bug 461926 - webcollage screen saver displaying pornography
webcollage screen saver displaying pornography
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdeartwork (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 472061
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Reported: 2008-09-11 09:56 EDT by Darryl L. Pierce
Modified: 2015-06-21 20:06 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-18 09:48:24 EST
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Description Darryl L. Pierce 2008-09-11 09:56:04 EDT
Description of problem:
On a development machine I use KDE. I had the screensaver set to random. 

This morning I came back to that machine to find that the screensaver had kicked in and was running web collage. And the images being displayed were pornographic and very explicit. 

I do *not* browse porn sites on that machine, and it does not share any data with other machines and is used solely for testing code. 

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Not sure how to get it to redisplay those images, but I would prefer that the app allow the user to decide what sites to visit rather than randomly downloading images.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2008-09-11 10:51:48 EDT
Ugh, this problem existed in kde3 (and we hacked around it), and I thought it was addressed in kde4.
Comment 2 Steven M. Parrish 2008-09-28 17:12:30 EDT
Bumped the priority up.  Need to address this before Fedora gets a NC17 rating.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2008-09-28 21:49:17 EDT
I think the approach we're going to take is
1.  include a temporary hack/workround (as we did with kde3)
2.  bug xscreensaver maintainer to make webcolloage choose a better default for itself, so that xscreensaver users/consumers (like kscreensaver) don't need to add workarounds forever.
Comment 4 Ngo Than 2008-11-18 09:48:24 EST
drop webcollage screen saver in kdeartwork-4_1_3-2_fc10/fc9

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