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Visa, MasterCard Taking Action Against VPN Providers

Visa, MasterCard Taking Action Against VPN Providers

Jul 3, 2013 2:30 PM PDT
MasterCard and Visa reportedly have now started to take action against virtual private network providers in an apparent move to target websites that could be linked to copyright infringement.
ATVOD's CEO to Discuss Porn Regs, Enforcement at XBIZ EU

ATVOD's CEO to Discuss Porn Regs, Enforcement at XBIZ EU

Jun 25, 2013 1:15 PM PDT
XBIZ is pleased to announce that Pete Johnson, the CEO of U.K. regulatory agency ATVOD, will discuss new rules and enforcement targeting adult entertainment companies at XBIZ EU.
Nordic Hotel Chain Bans Porn

Nordic Hotel Chain Bans Porn

Jun 25, 2013 10:30 AM PDT
The Nordic region’s largest hotel chain — Nordic Choice Hotels — has pulled all porn from its in-room TV service.
ETO Award Winners Announced

ETO Award Winners Announced

Jun 24, 2013 1:30 PM PDT
The winners of the 2013 ETO Awards were announced during a ceremony this past weekend at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located just outside Birmingham.
Scots Want ISPs to Filter Extreme Porn

Scots Want ISPs to Filter Extreme Porn

Jun 24, 2013 10:00 AM PDT
Mirroring recent actions by Britain to control online porn, Scottish lobbyists are pressuring ISPs to also adopt filtering.
London Police Start Targeting File-Sharing Sites

London Police Start Targeting File-Sharing Sites

Jun 20, 2013 12:15 PM PDT
London Metropolitan Police's National Fraud Intelligence Bureau recently started a new initiative targeting websites that provide access to unauthorized content for “criminal gain.”
ATVOD Seeks to Block Payments to Non-U.K. Hardcore Porn Sites

ATVOD Seeks to Block Payments to Non-U.K. Hardcore Porn Sites

Jun 19, 2013 12:00 PM PDT
ATVOD's chief executive says he's in discussions with processors about blocking payments to non-U.K. websites that offer hardcore porn.
U.K.'s Internet Watchdog Given More Power, Money to Police Child Porn

U.K.'s Internet Watchdog Given More Power, Money to Police Child Porn

Jun 19, 2013 7:45 AM PDT
The U.K’s Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has been given new power and money to help police illegal child porn under a new zero tolerance policy put forth at a special summit called by British Culture Secretary Maria Miller.
U.K. Adopts Porn Opt-Out Filtering Plan

U.K. Adopts Porn Opt-Out Filtering Plan

Jun 17, 2013 7:30 AM PDT
he U.K. has settled its long debated issue of how to police Internet porn adopting a new plan that will make parental filters a default setting in all homes by 2014.
ATVOD Rules Against 10 Glamour Model Websites

ATVOD Rules Against 10 Glamour Model Websites

Jun 13, 2013 3:15 PM PDT
The parent company of affiliate program MNSCash.com has breached federal regulations by not registering its websites and paying fees for video-on-demand programming, ATVOD officials say.

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