Study Shows Americans Okay with Staying Online During Sex

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A survey commissioned by security vendor PC Tools and conducted by Harris Interactive may reveal a bit too much about how much Americans like to romp around the Web. According to the study, some 25 percent of U.S. residents are just fine being "plugged in" to the Internet while also plugging (or being plugged by) their sexual partner.

"While some of these results may seem amusing, they show that staying connected is a very serious issue to many, no matter what the circumstance," said PC Tools vice president of marketing Stephanie Edwards."

"It is also noteworthy how we entrust our computers and the Internet with our most intimate details -- even if we don't have the time or inclination to worry about computer maintenance or safety."

The survey is filled with amusing serious statistics , like 29 percent of people in the U.S. seeing no problem being online during a honeymoon, while 8 percent were okay with surfing cyberspace during religious services.

It should come as no big surprise that men (18 percent) were more concerned with women (12 percent) about others seeing the websites they visited, though not by much. And we suppose it also shouldn't be shocking that nearly a third said they would be willing to risk downloading malicious files by visiting a suspicious website or link.

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