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Over 200,000 people sign petition against sex doll imports

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2019-07-31 14:13


In this July 11, 2018, file photo, workers assemble sex dolls at the WMDOLL factory in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, China. Reuters


By Jung Min-ho

More than 200,000 people have signed a petition against the import of life-size sex dolls into Korea.

As of Wednesday, more than 210,000 people signed the petition on the Cheong Wa Dae website, a month after the Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision to allow the import of such dolls.

"They are not ordinary sex toys," the petitioner wrote. "A life-size sex doll resembles a woman's body in every detail. It can even be customized to fit an individual's needs for hairstyle, facial structure, birthmarks or anything.

"Nowadays, deepfake celebrity porn videos can easily be found online. There's no guarantee that sex dolls won't be used for such purposes. People may be shocked to find sex dolls that look just like them. If that happens, who will take responsibility for the damage?"

A sex doll is a type of sex toy the size and shape of a human. Sex dolls exist in various forms, but are distinguished from sex robots that can exhibit more complex interactions.

Many countries allow the import of such dolls as long as they do not resemble a child ― another complicated legal issue in some countries.

The Korea Customs Service refused to allow the import of life-size sex dolls of any kind on legal grounds as there is a ban on the import of "morally degrading products." But it faced a legal challenge in 2017 by a Korean company that took the issue to court.

A district court in Seoul ruled in favor of Incheon Main Customs, saying such dolls would "degrade human beings' dignity." But an appeals court overturned the decision, saying state intervention must be minimized in such private matters, which was upheld by the top court.

The petitioner said she believes sex dolls seriously degrade human beings' dignity.

"A sex doll looks just like a woman, but it can be sexually exploited. After using sex dolls, they won't be able to perceive other human beings in the same way they used to," the petitioner wrote.

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enzoa176 pts Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

I couldn't care less for sex dolls but, seriously, before worrying about silicone dolls they should worry about a lot of more relevant issues concerning humans.

"The Korea Customs Service refused to allow the import of life-size sex dolls ... as there is a ban on the import of 'morally degrading products.'"

But you can buy and import a wife from an underdeveloped country.


"After using sex dolls, they won't be able to perceive other human beings in the same way they used to"

True, dolls don't need GHB or a beating to stay still.

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homoschmexical310 pts Wednesday, July 31, 2019 0
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

This is hilarious. Korea lol. Abuse, alcoholism, animal mistreatment, elderly mistreatment is okay. God forbid you get a silicone likeness of your idol, even though REAL people get plastic surgery to look like idols and would look way more real in a deep fake porn. But okay Korea.

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