Home > News > Adult Attorney Warns Against Censorship Increase • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


Adult Attorney Warns Against Censorship Increase

Adult Attorney Warns Against Censorship Increase
Get XBIZ News
Mar 30, 2009 4:00 PM PDT    Text size: 
SAN FRANCISCO — For marketers hoping that the end of the Bush administration meant the end of moves to restrict media, the increase in attacks coming from the Left may come as somewhat of a surprise.

Bent on increasing society's level of political correctness, these Leftist ideologues are not motivated by faith but by the desire to suppress ideas, opinions and speech that they disagree with or otherwise find offensive — and increasingly the battle ground upon which they are waging their cultural war is within the realm of videogames — some say in an attempt to sway the attitudes of our children.

Noted First Amendment attorney Lawrence G. Walters commented on this new wave of censorship from the Left, which is increasing now that they're in power.

"The adult industry has been fighting back against the wave of censorship from the Right advocating decency issues, however a new threat has emerged from the emboldened radical Left: Political Correctness," Walters told XBIZ. "This culture war has evolved to include mainstream movies, music and games — as well as the more traditional adult media."

"Leftist academics are calling for the suppression of certain voices so that the messages of 'oppressed' groups can be more clearly heard," Walters said. "Numerous defamation suits have been filed against anonymous posters on Internet forums, seeking to silence certain viewpoints."

Walters recently addressed the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in a session entitled "Silencing the Censors."

"We are in a culture war here," Walters told the audience. "Like it or not, the video game industry is on the frontline of a war between the family values groups on one hand and the civil libertarians on the other hand. We didn't ask for this — we're just trying to entertain people with a product the public seem to want."

Could the attacks currently being focused on the videogame industry spread increasingly into the adult entertainment markets?

"In short, the adult industry is not immune from the censorial influences of the Left, which will now find political support for their feminist, antiporn agenda," Walters concluded. "This is the new face of censorship: The battle rages on, but the flank has changed."

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Understanding 'Camming Sociology' Can Enhance Interactions

After working for six years in the live cam industry as a cam model and almost double the amount of time studying — while working simultaneously — how relationships work in cyberspace, I am... More »

Proper Fisting Techniques for Gentle Stimulation

Does the phrase “anal fisting” make your sphincter clench in terror? Does it seem like an urban legend or an extreme party trick? Most people scoff at the idea of trying it because it sounds... More »

Camming Games, Contests Keep Customers Engaged

Last issue, I talked about the importance of changing up the ambience in a cam model room via new décor and small visual tweaks, to keep viewers engaged long-term. This time, I’d like to discuss... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.


XShow 18+ 2017

Jun 01 - Jun 03
Moscow, Russia

Cam Summit

Jun 02 - Jun 04
Lloret de Mar, Spain

AW Summit

Jun 06 - Jun 09
Mamaia, Romania

Gaelic WWW Conference

Jun 19 - Jun 21
Wicklow, Ireland
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!