xHamster has announced the winners of its first awards.
Serenity Cox has won the 2023 xHamster Award for Lesbian Creator of the Year
A group of European NGOs co-signed a letter penned by an Italian digital rights attorney and activist, urging the European Commission to investigate the self-reported data of the top adult sites in order to potentially reclassify them as “Very Large Online Platforms” (VLOPs) for the purposes of enforcing the Digital Services Act (DSA).
An Amsterdam court on Wednesday ordered Cyprus-based tube site xHamster to obtain consent from every Netherlands-based amateur model featured in videos posted on the site, or else remove those videos.
The U.K.’s Conservative government today reversed a longstanding position by vowing to “crack down on porn sites,” and selectively enforce controversial legislation by targeting four high-profile tube sites, including Pornhub and xHamster.
xHamster signaled today that it is willing to work with German media authorities towards preventing minors in that country from accessing adult content.
The local official crusading for Germany to hide all sexual content behind an age verification wall unveiled this week an AI tool called KIVI, which automatically scans all online content to determine which images are not compliant with the law.
Tobias Schmid, the obscure local bureaucrat who spearheads Germany’s War on Porn and recently led a successful movement to force ISPs to ban xHamster in the country, gave an interview last week in which he admitted he has “no clear answer” on how to make age verification effective and acknowledged his anti-porn crusade is “a bit Kafkaesque.”
xHamster has been blocked in Germany following a government order to the country’s top internet service providers.
Hours after the German government ordered the country’s major internet service providers to block xHamster, one of the ISPs, PŸUR, told a digital rights group that it reserves the right “to have the decision legally reviewed by an independent court with a view to the legal regulations of net neutrality.”
Germany’s Commission for Youth Media Protection decided unanimously on Thursday to impose a network ban on xHamster.
xHamster has released its 2021 Creator Report, including sales data and purchase habit data for over 30,000 customers.
The one-man War on Porn being conducted in Germany by an obscure, conservative local bureaucrat from the North Rhine-Westphalia region has now gone federal, with his attempt to “shut down” all major tube sites over alleged age-verification infractions receiving the blessing of the federal Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media (Kommission für Jugendmedienschutz or KJM).
Germany’s most vocal proponent of state censorship of adult content, an obscure local bureaucrat named Tobias Schmid who serves as the head of the State Media Authority (LMA) of North Rhine-Westphalia, announced this week he has identified the hosting provider of xHamster in order to continue actions towards blocking the site.
On the eve of Election Day in the United States, xHamster has released the results of a poll of 6,500 visitors to identify potential connections between their political affiliations and their porn-viewing habits.
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) and xHamster will host “Shooting Like a Studio on an Amateur Budget,” a special INSPIRE workshop for amateurs and performers on Thursday, September 24, at 11 a.m. (PDT).
The new, sexually charged Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion single — and instant pop culture phenomenon — “WAP” has already spawned, less than a week after its release, a new search trend on adult tube sites.
From monoliths like XVideos to Pornhub, tube sites have upended the adult industry ever since they first emerged onto the scene in 2006.
Adult industry marketing specialist Alex Lecomte will lead a personal branding workshop Saturday at 12 p.m. (PDT) to broadcast live on xHamster and Stripchat.
xHamster has announced a three-day fundraising event for trans and sex worker charities to celebrate the Pride month, from Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28.