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'Pedobear' Mocks Penn State at Bowl Game

Costumed fan wears 'Keep quiet and don't tell anyone' sign

(Newser) - "Pedobear" turned up to poke fun at Penn State during the Nittany Lions' 30-14 loss to the Houston Cougars at the Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas. A fan, dressed as an Internet meme used to mock pedophiles, wore a sign reading: "Keep quiet and don’t tell anyone”... More »

Apple Yanks 'Pedobear' Dance App

Pedophile mascot sneaks into app world

(Newser) - Apple customers will no longer be able to grind to the Dancing Cuddle Bear app. It seems the hairy mammal is actually a well-known mascot for pedophiles so, no, he's not going to be teaching moves any longer, notes Gawker . Apple officials apparently got a clue after The Smoking... More »

Cops Goof on 'Pedobear' Warning

Police warn parents about a cartoon's 'love for girls'

(Newser) - Some California cops seem to have missed the point of ' Pedobear ,' a cartoon commonly used to mock pedophiles online, writes Adrien Chen on Gawker . The well-meaning folks at San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department have issued a misguided "Guide to Pedo Bear." The colorful handout describes... More »

Paper Mistakes 'Pedobear' for Olympic Mascot

Cartoon bear is associated with pedophilia, not sports

(Newser) - From the fact-checking department: When publishing an image of Olympic mascots, check to make sure there's not a cartoon bear with ties to pedophilia mixed in. A Polish paper made just such a mistake, accidentally lifting the meme known as "Pedobear"—widely used to mock pedophiles—from Google... More »

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