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Controversial U.K. Porn Filtering Consultation Closes Today
Sep 6, 2012 8:00 AM PDTA public consultation asking British citizens to weigh in on mandatory Internet porn filtering closes today.
100,000 Brits Sign Porn Blocking Petition
Sep 4, 2012 8:15 AM PDTAn Internet porn blocking petition signed by more than 100,000 citizens including ministers of parliament and religious leaders will be slapped on the desks of the British government on Thursday.
German Copyright Firm Plans to Out Porn Pirates
Aug 23, 2012 10:45 AM PDTA German law firm on Sept. 1 plans to reveal the names of as many as 150,000 online users who allegedly traded porn through file-sharing networks.
Poll Finds 37 Percent of Brits Favor Porn Filtering
Aug 20, 2012 9:00 AM PDTA new survey has found that more than a third of U.K. citizens would back the government in forcing ISPs to block porn sites.
Royal Relative Nude in Playboy Magazine
Aug 15, 2012 1:30 PM PDTA royal relative is appearing nude in the September issue of Playboy magazine.
French Mainstream Porn Spoof Lands in Box Office Top 5
Aug 6, 2012 8:00 AM PDTThere’s more rising in France's movie theaters than the “Dark Night.” Low budget spoof “Porn in the Hood” is the country's number one French-language box office film.
Scottish Politicians Calling for Porn Filtering
Jun 28, 2012 11:30 AM PDTCiting a rise in sex crimes and easy access to porn by children, prime ministers in Scotland are calling for an Internet porn opt-in filtering system.
U.K. Lawmakers Begin Consultation on Porn Opt-in Plans
Jun 28, 2012 8:00 AM PDTMembers of the British parliament are beginning a 10-week consultation today to decide on whether to adopt a national Internet porn filtering plan.
U.K. ISPs to Start Piracy Warnings in 2014
Jun 26, 2012 4:15 PM PDTISPs in the U.K. will start sending piracy warnings to customers in early 2014, according to newly published rules.
Broadcaster Louis Theroux Painting Dark Picture of Porn for BBC TV
Jun 7, 2012 9:00 AM PDTBritish journalist and filmmaker Louis Theroux who 15 years ago explored the wild world of porn for his “Weird Weekend” TV series is at it again with a new BBC2 TV series “Twilight of the Porn Stars” — but this time he’s painting a much darker picture.
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