Ones and Zeros: Mosquito STDs, Facebook Sex, Female Porn Addicts

_Some of the exciting and some of the depressing from the past week._ h3. zero: *MUSIC INDUSTRY'S CHART SHOWING LIFE WITHOUT NAPSTER* ("Mashable":http://mashable.com/2011/04/08/napster-never-existed/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm...

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Apr 9 2011, 4:00pm

Some of the exciting and some of the depressing from the past week.

zero: MUSIC INDUSTRY’S CHART SHOWING LIFE WITHOUT NAPSTER (Mashable)

The major labels are taking LimeWire to court in a trial scheduled to begin May 2, claiming a a $55 billion decline in record industry revenue over the last decade due to peer-to-peer filesharing. No word yet on how they’ll finger the MP3 format or the Internet or kids.

one: HAVE SEX AFTER FIELD TRIP, MAKE HISTORY: (Science)

A U.S. vector biologist appears to have accidentally written virological history simply by having sex with his wife after returning from a field trip to Senegal. A study just released in Emerging Infectious Diseases suggests that the researcher, Brian Foy of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, passed to his wife the Zika virus, an obscure pathogen that causes joint pains and extreme fatigue. If so, it would be the first documented case of sexual transmission of an insect-borne disease.

zero: FRENCH GOVERNMENT WANTS WEB COMPANIES TO STORE USER DATA FOR A YEAR (BBC)

But Google, Yahoo and others are fighting back. Next up: the Australian government and the Republicans

one: AFRICA’S GETTING CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET (The Age)

More offers of eternal love and great business deals headed for everyone’s inboxes.

zero: MORE WOMEN ADDICTED TO INTERNET PORN (Guardian)

Because only men are allowed to waste precious hours doing something stupid like that.

one: FACEBOOK MAKES SEX HAPPEN SOONER (Reuters)

Yeah but it also makes sex happen nerdier:

Even in the heat of passion, some people just can’t get enough of their digital devices, the survey found. When a call or text comes in during sex, 5 percent of respondents said they glance to see who is calling and 1 percent say they stop to answer the phone.

zero: LADY GAGA IS A NEWSPAPER EDITOR (Gothamist)

Was this why pay walls were invented?

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