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‘Crowdsourced’ porn operator recruits students with taxpayer-funded school’s blessing

Times are tough for newly-minted college graduates. The aggregated outstanding student debt in the United States is about $1 trillion, with an average debt of $23,300. Roughly 10 percent owe more than $50,000.

The situation has gotten so bad that the New York Federal Reserve is worried the student-loan bubble will drag down the housing recovery, because recent college grads can’t afford monthly loan payments.

As The College Fix reports, though, one enterprising entrepreneur has a solution: porn.

The University of Missouri apparently sponsored an hour-long talk last Wednesday by businesswoman Cindy Gallop on “crowdsourced porn.”

The Show Me State’s flagship, taxpayer-funded bastion of higher education advertised the event on its official campus calendar. Tickets were free to students (and $5 for the general public).

The talk was well-attended, notes The Fix. Somewhere between 50 and 75 percent of the audience looked college-aged.

In a theater a little over a block from the campus, Gallop told students that hardcore pornography creates false, unrealistic impressions. That’s bad. It would be good, though, if students join her “movement,” which entails making porn — respectable, humane porn — and hawking it on her website.

As Slate explains (and as Gallop detailed to the audience), Gallop’s business model goes thusly: wanna-be porn stars record themselves frolicking in “real world sex,” then submit the results to her site, Make Love Not Porn. Accepted footage goes on sale (actually a long-term rental). The price is $5. The site shares profits 50/50 with the stars of the videos.

Earning cash has never been easier, Gallop told the audience during her Mizzou appearance.

“It is an easy way to pay off student loans,” she added, according to The College Fix.

Essentially, then, Gallop offered undergrads a chance to participate in what amounts to a pornography consignment website in order to pay off student-loan debt. And she convinced the school responsible for that debt to advertise her pitch.

Somewhere, Hugh Hefner is slapping his head in awe and admiration.

Gallop also said that her dream is for her website to become something like Youtube or Facebook, only filled with porn.

“I want to socialize sex,” the entrepreneur declared, according to The College Fix.

Officials from the University of Missouri did not respond to The College Fix’s requests for comment.

You might be seeing Gallop speaking on or close to a campus near you, though.

“We want @makelovenotporn on college campuses all over the US — and the world,” Gallop has tweeted.

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