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Saudi Government Reportedly Trying to Wipe Out Online Porn
Jan 4, 2015 12:00 PM PSTSaudi Arabian authorities blocked more than 400,000 porn sites in 2013 in an ongoing effort to weed out access to erotic material in the country, according to Vice.com.
Study: CP Generates Most Traffic to Hidden Sites on Tor Network
Jan 2, 2015 6:08 PM PSTA new study by University of Portsmouth (U.K.) computer scientist Gareth Owen finds that of the computer connections to websites that are specifically designed to be untraceable through the so-called "Dark Web," the bulk are going to sites that host child pornography.
Illinois Makes 'Revenge Porn' a Felony
Dec 31, 2014 3:00 PM PSTIllinois has become the latest state to criminalize "revenge porn," crafting what its creators hope will become a model for federal legislation.
Margaret Thatcher Considered Banning Sex Toys
Dec 31, 2014 10:45 AM PSTDocuments just released by the National Archives reveal that when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister of England, she considered banning sex toys to protect “public decency” using anti-pornography laws, Newsweek reports.
Calif. Authorities Issue Alert After Possible HIV Gay Porn Shoot Infection
Dec 29, 2014 6:47 PM PSTAn alert has been issued after a gay porn performer apparently has become infected with HIV. With the announcement, public health officials noted that the use of PrEP might help prevent the transmission of HIV on the porn set
Hardcore to Bid for Once-Seized MaxHardcore.com Domain
Dec 29, 2014 8:55 AM PSTMax Hardcore — the porn actor, producer and director whose MaxHardcore.com domain was seized after he was convicted on obscenity counts and spent 30 months of a 46-month federal prison sentence — wants his signature domain back.
Amazon to Get Experts' Identities in Fyre TV Trademark Battle
Dec 28, 2014 12:00 PM PSTAmazon Inc. has a right to know the identity of non-testifying experts in Fyre TV's trademark battle over the use of the name Fire TV, according to a ruling this week.
MyRedBook Operators Plead Guilty to Prostitution Charges
Dec 26, 2014 2:28 PM PSTThe two operators of MyRedBook.com and SFRedBook.com — the pair of escort websites that were seized by federal authorities in June — have both plead guilty to charges of facilitating prostitution over the Internet. The guilty pleas represent the first two federal convictions for online operators who knowingly allowed prostitution over the Internet.
China Reflects on 2014 Anti-Porn Achievements
Dec 26, 2014 12:00 PM PSTChina's anti-pornography authorities on Thursday announced that it had confiscated a total of 15.79 million illegal publications in 2014.
German Star Julia Pink Appeals Ruling Dismissing Case Against Church
Dec 26, 2014 10:32 AM PSTGerman porn star Julia Pink has decided to appeal a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit against a church that fired her from her day job as a school teacher and supervisor of adults with disabilities.
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Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments
Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented...
AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth
The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW...