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August 3, 2011
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Inmates lose PlayStations for using them as XXX-Boxes

A pilot program allowing inmates to use PlayStations at Nevada State Prison has come to an abrupt end after inmates were caught using them to play pornographic movies -- and a group of prisoners is suing to get them back.

Prison spokesman Steve Suwe said the pornography that was among the problems prison officials found with the program. He said inmates were allowed to buy the PlayStation II units along with games rated "E" for everybody. No violent games or those with sexual situations - nothing above PG-13 - were permitted.

"The problem is the PlayStation II can play DVDs," Suwe …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 4, 2011 02:14AM Published Aug 3, 2011 10:34PM Copyright 2011 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.