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Britain looks at ISP block for adult content — again

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Britain looks set to re-open the question of how adult internet content is regulated, as embattled Prime Minister David Cameron scrambles for ways to shore up support from the conservative heartland. According to a report in The Times, the U.K. government is planning to a review of current rules to...
Britain looks at ISP block for adult content — again

Google porn-bans Reddit Android app for linking to… Reddit

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Within the past 24 hours Google Play removed and banned indie developer Andrew Shu’s Reddit Is Fun app from its market.Google Play’s brief email told Shu the app - a fan-created link client - is a “Violation of the sexually explicit material provision of the Content Policy.”The much-loved Reddit Is...
Google porn-bans Reddit Android app for linking to… Reddit

Vine warns app users of adult content

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Vine, the six-second video app owned by Twitter, has updated its rating in Apple's App Store to warn users that it's user-generate content may not be suitable for children. The video-sharing service allots users six seconds to craft a creative video; some users have a more adult interpretation of that...
Vine warns app users of adult content

Adult websites responsible for as much as 30 percent of the data delivered on the web, says ExtremeTech

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The likes of Netflix and Megaupload — not to mention good old-fashioned torrenting — are usually touted as some of the biggest drivers of internet traffic, but ExtremeTech took a look at another source: adult content. The site surveyed usage data pulled from Google's DoubleClick Ad Planner, and discovered...
Adult websites responsible for as much as 30 percent of the data delivered on the web, says ExtremeTech

Windows 8's Arbitrary App Certification Rules Could Block Skyrim And Other Huge Games

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We have already mentioned that some game developers were having a hard time accepting Windows 8 as a viable gaming platform. The primary concern is with Microsoft's insistence on walling off its Metro UI and accompanying Windows Store. When a distribution system is walled off, new restrictions come along that...
Windows 8's Arbitrary App Certification Rules Could Block Skyrim And Other Huge Games

Twitter And Buddy Media Introduce "Age Screening" So Brands Can Screen Who Follows Their Accounts

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News updates all day from Fast Company.As Twitter continues to court advertisers to purchase real estate on the platform, it also has to come to terms with the rules that bind certain brands. Today Twitter and partner Buddy Media introduced age screening, a new opt-in feature that lets brands with age-restricted or...
Twitter And Buddy Media Introduce "Age Screening" So Brands Can Screen Who Follows Their Accounts

How mobile networks are policing the web — badly

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While the British government considers forcing internet providers to censor the web, it turns out that many European mobile operators are happily acting as censors themselves already — and mistakenly blocking lots of legitimate sites along the way. According to a report this week from Open Rights Group and the...
How mobile networks are policing the web — badly

John Steele's Claims About Alan Cooper Contradicted By History

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Earlier this week, we wrote about John Steele's attempt at the character assassination of Alan Cooper, his former home caretaker who accused Steele of forging his name on various documents concerning shell companies associated with Prenda, the law firm Steele worked for. As part of that filing, Steele tried to...
John Steele's Claims About Alan Cooper Contradicted By History

"Human Error" Caused Vine's DildoPlay Editor's Pick

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This morning, new Vine users woke up to quite the treat. Twitter’s new video sharing app launched a NSFW, porn clip called “DildoPlay” to the top of the Editor’s Picks section of the app, a place where users can browse the latest and greatest vines. Vine only launched last week,...
"Human Error" Caused Vine's DildoPlay Editor's Pick

The First .XXX Search Engine - It's Surprisingly Demure

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It was bound to happen at some point: Search.xxx, a new search engine from ICM Registry, the operator for .xxx domains, has made its debut. So why does it look so much like other search engines? Search.xxx is a surprisingly demure site that lets users search for their preferred brand of "content"...
The First .XXX Search Engine - It's Surprisingly Demure
There's No Way To Stop Children From Viewing Porn In Starbucks

Here, Have Some Nekkid Pictures With Your Internets

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(flickr.com/mattmangum) This morning an intriguing project crossed the Hacker News transom: Hornify.it, a bookmarklet that replaces every image on a page with, um, nude photographs. Of course we immediately experimented with our own homepage and found more breasts than you'd see on Bourbon Street on Fat Tuesday. So it's a little...
Here, Have Some Nekkid Pictures With Your Internets
VINCI Launches First Kid-Focused App Library, Woos Developers With 75% Rev Share

Google tweaks image search to make porn harder to find

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The company says the move is designed to ensure adult content is shown only to those who explicitly request it. [Read more]...
Google tweaks image search to make porn harder to find

After Privacy Uproar, Quora Will No Longer Show Data On What Other Users Have Viewed

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Earlier this month, Q&A site Quora unveiled a new feature, Views, that started showing data about the exact posts that users of the site had viewed. At the time, we noted that it could certainly rub some folks the wrong way — Quora is a site that definitely plays into...
After Privacy Uproar, Quora Will No Longer Show Data On What Other Users Have Viewed

Kids are three clicks away from adult content on YouTube, study says

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A child watching videos on YouTube is an average of three clicks away from potentially disturbing adult content, according to a recent study released by British digital security firm Kaspersky Lab. The study, released Tuesday to coincide with Europe's Safer Internet Day, looked at popular children's programs and the "related...
Kids are three clicks away from adult content on YouTube, study says
T-Mobile's Web Guard censorship tool may be blocking sites without adult content

What We Should Learn From Comic Creators Censoring Themselves For Apple

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On the heels of Tim Cushing's story about Apple threatening removal of a comics app due to what it deemed to be adult content, leading me to wonder whether Apple realizes that their devices are indeed used by adults throughout the world, it's worth highlighting something Cushing mentioned somewhat...
What We Should Learn From Comic Creators Censoring Themselves For Apple

U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

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In February 2011, FraserSide IP LLC, a subsidiary of adult entertainment company Private Media Group, filed a complaint against Youngtek Solutions Limited, the owners of two “tube” sites called EmpFlix and TNAflix. Specializing in adult content, the sites will be familiar to many readers since they were heavily promoted by...
U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

Pinterest Will Test Advertisers' Tolerance By Allowing Artistic Nudity

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Pinterest will test advertisers' tolerance for sexy content when it changes its acceptable content user policy to allow artistic nudes. The online pinboard service currently obliges members "not to post User Content that: is sexually explicit or contains nudity, partial nudity or pornography." Although Pinterest doesn't take paid advertising, hundreds...
Pinterest Will Test Advertisers' Tolerance By Allowing Artistic Nudity
Google TV gets its first native porn app
After controversy, Vine makes porn harder to find

And Now There’s A Kickstarter For Porn

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Well, Kickstarter, it looks like you’ve finally arrived. And I don’t just mean that you launched 27K projects, saw $99 million pledged, or attracted 30 million+ visitors last year — all of which equalled a sizable increase in activity on your compared to the year prior. No, I mean that...
And Now There’s A Kickstarter For Porn
MiKandi promises to revolutionize adult content creation with Glass

Fantasies, fetishes, bondage and porn! GoGoFantasy is the Kickstarter for all that and more

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Crowdfunding is all the rage these days. Massolution, a research firm that specializes in crowdsourcing tallied the results of 170 crowdfunding platforms and recently announced that these companies had raised $1.5 billion and successfully funded more than 1 million campaigns in 2011. All this and more can be found in its first-ever Crowdfunding...
Fantasies, fetishes, bondage and porn! GoGoFantasy is the Kickstarter for all that and more
Deadspin Launches Indiegogo Campaign, Asks America to Determine Market Value of Ryan Lochte DickPic

Vine app gets 17+ age rating with latest update

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Twitter-owned video sharing app Vine was updated early Wednesday, bringing in-app Twitter and Facebook sharing as well as an age rating for possible adult content....
Vine app gets 17+ age rating with latest update
Survey Finds 36 Percent of Americans Don't Watch Porn (And Are Total Liars)

Playboy fined for offering hardcore porn on websites accessible to children

www.guardian.co.uk
Adult pay-TV company did not have acceptable web controls to check users were aged 18 or over, Ofcom concludesPlayboy has been fined £100,000 by Ofcom for offering hardcore videos and pornographic images online that could by accessed by children.The media regulator said that the adult pay-TV company's failure to have...
Playboy fined for offering hardcore porn on websites accessible to children
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