FBI Says Barbie ‘Video Girl’ Doll Is Perfect For Kiddie Porn

Why give pedophiles the idea? From CNN:

The FBI is warning law agencies that the new Barbie “Video Girl” doll could be used as a tool by pedophiles to make child pornography.

In an alert entitled “Barbie ‘Video Girl’ a Possible Child Pornography Production Method,” the FBI said the doll has a built-in hidden camera in the chest and a small LCD screen for video display in her back. The FBI “cyber crime alert” doesn’t cite any misuse of the doll, which has been on the market since July, but talks about the possibility.

“FBI investigation has revealed instances where an individual convicted of distributing child pornography had given a Barbie doll to a 6 year old girl,” the alert said.

The document went on to cite the findings of another investigation that found “examples where a concealed video camera had recorded child pornography.” That camera didn’t involve a doll, FBI special agent Frederick Gutt in Seattle, Washington, said Friday.

“The possibility of the combination of these two in a single device presents a concern for investigators,” said the alert, dated November 30…

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  • Dave_Plankton

    I guess it must have been a quiet day at FBI HQ for someone to release this warning. With a total of zero instances of these being used to produce child pornography in the four months since their release I can’t really see why this merits a warning. Of course now that the FBI has drawn attention to the possibility that it could be used in this way, it will probably end up happening which will, in turn, allow them to say their warning was justified.

  • Anonymous

    I guess it must have been a quiet day at FBI HQ for someone to release this warning. With a total of zero instances of these being used to produce child pornography in the four months since their release I can’t really see why this merits a warning. Of course now that the FBI has drawn attention to the possibility that it could be used in this way, it will probably end up happening which will, in turn, allow them to say their warning was justified.

  • Anonymous

    I guess it must have been a quiet day at FBI HQ for someone to release this warning. With a total of zero instances of these being used to produce child pornography in the four months since their release I can’t really see why this merits a warning. Of course now that the FBI has drawn attention to the possibility that it could be used in this way, it will probably end up happening which will, in turn, allow them to say their warning was justified.

  • Anonymous

    I guess it must have been a quiet day at FBI HQ for someone to release this warning. With a total of zero instances of these being used to produce child pornography in the four months since their release I can’t really see why this merits a warning. Of course now that the FBI has drawn attention to the possibility that it could be used in this way, it will probably end up happening which will, in turn, allow them to say their warning was justified.

  • Anonymous

    I guess it must have been a quiet day at FBI HQ for someone to release this warning. With a total of zero instances of these being used to produce child pornography in the four months since their release I can’t really see why this merits a warning. Of course now that the FBI has drawn attention to the possibility that it could be used in this way, it will probably end up happening which will, in turn, allow them to say their warning was justified.

  • Bluevellocent

    Give kids some credit, how are they not going to know about this camera in America, if the doll is something they are familiar with.

  • Bluevellocent

    Give kids some credit, how are they not going to know about this camera in America, if the doll is something they are familiar with.

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