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Pornography

  1. British Prime Minister Announces UK Will Block Internet Porn by Default

    Don't worry, British perverts -- you'll be able to opt-in to have pictures of naked people transmitted directly to your computer. Whew!

    British Prime Minister David Cameron really, really does not like pornography. In fact, the PM is so against the idea of naked pictures being available to anyone with Internet access, he's willing to work to change the entire way the Internet works in Britain to make it harder to find X-rated material. In a press conference today, Cameron announced that his administration had reached agreements with the UK's four major ISPs to place pornography filters -- which will default to 'on' -- on all new subscriber accounts.

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  2. Someone is Suing Apple Because the Internet Has Porn On It, Yes Really [Video]

    We're shocked -- SHOCKED -- to discover that there's porn on the Internet.

    Despite Apple's strict draconian anti-porn policies, the Safari browser on the iPhone and iPad remains one of the best porn apps available for Apple's mobile devices. That's because it connects to the Internet, and there's porn on the Internet. So. Much. Porn. Tennessee lawyer Chris Sevier is suing Apple because he accessed porn on his Apple device. He's even submitted a bizarre YouTube video to support his case.

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  3. The Science of Porn Addiction’s Surprisingly Safe for Work [Video]

    Internet pornography is almost impossible to escape. A single ill-advised Google search and you're awash in the private parts of strangers. It's all downhill from there. That's what I'm told, anyway. The addicting aspect of pornography is well-documented, but what exactly makes pornography addicting? Thankfully, the good people at AsapSCIENCE have given an answer. Essentially, it all comes down to your brain.

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  4. Study Finds 88% of Sexual Content Posted by Young Folks Online Stolen by Porn Sites

    Anyone that's been around the Internet for any amount of time is probably well aware that uploading images and videos to it effectively means losing control of those images and videos. Unfortunately, this is often something learned through personal experience. Young adults and children, which are increasingly online, aren't exactly the kind of folks that know about this little idiosyncrasy. A study conducted by the Internet Watch Foundation into the amount of sexually explicit images and videos online of young people found that 88% of those found were on parasitic pornography websites which had culled their content from the original source.

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  5. Search Engine Exclusively for Sexual Content Launches, Reaffirms Internet is for Porn

    In case you weren't already aware of the old adage, though you almost certainly were, the Internet is for porn. There's even a whole song about it in Avenue Q. Thanks to the suffix .xxx, which hosts exactly the kind of content you think it might, allows for things like search engines to easily distinguish between what is and what is not related to pornography. In fact, Search.xxx -- a search engine specifically for porn -- has now launched.

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  6. U.K. Government Considering Requiring License to View Porn Online

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is considering enacting a policy that requires adults to opt-in to viewing porn online in the U.K., effectively creating a "porn license," if you will. Enacting the opt-in will, as you might've guessed, require ISPs to block porn by default.

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  7. Seattle Library Upholds Man’s Right To Watch Porn On Its Computers

    Seattle's Lake City library has been fighting a particularly contentious fight lately, upholding patrons' right to watch pornography on library computers. Well, not that specifically, but rather the right of patrons to access whatever content they like on the library's unfiltered Internet content, LOLcats and porn alike. Naturally, there have been some complaints about the pornography, but things have been astoundingly civil so far.

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  8. Facebook Exploit Filling Feeds With Gore and Porn

    There's a new Facebook exploit out there that showed up a few days ago, but is only just now reaching critical mass. What does it do? Not much, just post gore and pornography to the infected user's feed, causing them to unwittingly share it with all their friends, their acquaintances, a number of people they've probably never met, and sometimes even Grandma. The exploit has been snowballing over the past few days, affecting more and more users directly by forcing them to post the material, and even more indirectly, those who just have the pleasure of stumbling across them.

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  9. Irish Airline Aims to Add In-Flight Porno For Passengers

    Irish airline Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary is looking to make flying with his company just a little more enjoyable. To that end, he's looking to provide a smartphone and tablet app for passengers that would grant them access to entertainment options, including some controversial additions like video games and gambling. Also porn. Did we mention the porn? He wants to charge passengers for watching pornography on his planes. Of course, there are some major obstacles.

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  10. UK Internet Providers Will Soon Require Users to Actively Choose Pornography Access

    Four major UK Internet Service Providers are to start blocking pornography as a part of David Cameron's attempts to crack down on pervasive and easily accessible adult content. When the plans take effect, new users of BT, Sky, TalkTalk, and Virgin will be presented with the option of parental controls which they will have to actively accept or decline. Prior to all this, the UK government approached Reg Baily, chief executive of the Christian charity group the Mothers' Union, about conducting a review concerning the "commercialisation and sexualisation of children," along side the Department of Education. The ISP pornography blocking iniative is thought to be only one of many upcoming policies that aim to make sexualized content increasingly difficult for children to be exposed to.

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