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Love It Or Leave It: ShotGuard Panties

If you're one of those people worried about how the widespread use of digital cameras and camera phones has contributed to illegal and icky photo taking - or if your name is Britney, Lindsay or Paris and you're prone to panty (and lack of panty) shots - you'll be pleased to learn there's a remedy in the works.

In an effort to prevent "panchiras," (or "panty-glimpses" using infrared), textile company Cramer Japan has developed a nylon and polyurethane weave that blocks infrared rays. They are called ShotGuard Inner Shorts and will block out pervy photogs. They cost $17. Someone get Tinseltown's starlets a Monday-Sunday pack stat!

Source: Wired

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DigitalAngel DigitalAngel 9 years
You can be at a bar in a skirt and someone can "upskirt" you and you'd never know. Escalators are another big spot. If I understand these, the perv won't get any shot, not even of your panites
Nitrobezene Nitrobezene 9 years
Bah ha ha ha ha!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 10 years
Hollywood - get thee to the ShotGuard panty store!
Ashenturtle Ashenturtle 10 years
Kinda crazy that someone came up with these. Now to get certain people to wear them!
discocactus discocactus 10 years
If you're that concerned about it maybe you should get a restraining order or star wearing pants.
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 10 years
I agree with everyone that thinks its really sad that a product like this is necessitated! What has the world come to?!?!? All craziness aside, I think these are fantastic!
peachiepink peachiepink 10 years
wouldn't wearing regular panties do the trick?
millarci millarci 10 years
all I can say is 'wow...'
ALSW ALSW 10 years
Funny and sad...:)
ReverendZelda ReverendZelda 10 years
These must be so bad for your girlie bits...
Performita Performita 10 years
What if they begin to make everything of this material. So the day you don't want to be photographed, you just wear your nylon and polyurethane weave that blocks infrared rays shirt and skirt and whatever :D
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
err, yes those celebs should be given these in their awards show goody bags!
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
Wow ... shame that these are really needed.
KandiQTC KandiQTC 10 years
^-^;; If people only understood how common cellphone-taken pantie shots are in Japan. lol This might be wise for young ladies to have there.
bugness bugness 10 years
I said leave it, because I can't think of a time that I'd actually need them. But figurine is right... they do look uber comfy...
c0rkie c0rkie 10 years
what?!
rubialala rubialala 10 years
It's good I guess, but totally useless for me as I wear panties all the time and don't have the paps pointing their cameras down south every time I get out of my car.
lickety-split lickety-split 10 years
sounds like something high school girls would wear because of the class meanie in gym.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 10 years
Now if only they would wear them.
Pink_Lipstick Pink_Lipstick 10 years
This is very amusing to me.
audreystar audreystar 10 years
so sad it has come to this. :oy:
guineapiggin9 guineapiggin9 10 years
LOL...before I read the description I thought they were like bulletproof panties or something. I'm such an idiot that way...:rotfl:
shafiii shafiii 10 years
wow, to think some people are actually at the risk of getting pervy pictures, that they actually need these panties and want them astounds me. this is quite a funny invention
Lorrie30 Lorrie30 10 years
Are you kidding me? :ROTFL:
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
Ahahahaha! Please Brit, Paris and Lindsay, get these and WEAR them!
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