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Abrasive, tasteless, and uncompromising, Flynt undoubtedly made the world safer for speech of all varieties.
The case against the popular pornography site rests on misleading data and hidden agendas.
Neither company will accept charges for Pornhub purchases going forward.
Michael Morrison used to be a boxer. Now he brawls with zoning boards and tax collectors.
That point seems to have escaped many people who have not actually watched the controversial film, some of whom think it should banned.
The federal definition of child pornography does not encompass risqué dancing by clothed 11-year-olds.
This isn't a bill about fighting child porn. Don't fall for it.
We've seen this before...
Anti-porn crusaders get their panties in a twist about a uptick in porn consumption during COVID-19.
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New York Times columnist and Decadent Society author defends prohibitionism in a conversation on The Fifth Column.
Adult performers are outraged at the proposed licensing requirements, and have vowed to fight the bill.
Online platforms would have to "earn" speech protections by compromising encryption—all in the name of fighting child porn.
GOP attacks on internet smut are heating up, but the porn industry has more practical threats to worry about.
At This Year's Vegas Porn Expo, Everything People Think They Know About the Internet and Adult Entertainment Is Wrong
The internet has turned adult performers into media entrepreneurs.
Jurors remain free to exercise judgment and mercy in a criminal justice system that often lacks both.
They probably won't succeed in criminalizing Pornhub, but manifesto-wielding conservatives are trying to reshape the GOP into a movement against individualism.
Want the Government To 'Defend Families' From Porn? Child Protective Services Should Be a Cautionary Tale.
The new right naively thinks a government more empowered to "protect children" would be good for families. Nope.
Reason editors discuss vaping deaths, the impeachment inquiry, and the resurgent conservative war on porn.
Prominent Pornography Researcher Frames Defamation Claims As Sexual Harassment, Prompting a Defamation Suit by Her Target
Nicole Prause and Donald Hilton, longtime opponents on the subject of pornography, are now facing off in court.
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Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
A finding of guilt would be an attack on the autonomy and self-ownership of all young people
Human Rights Watch and other groups say these systems draw serious concerns.
The laws governing public pensions allow for horrible people to collect government benefits.
Behold HB 2444, which would have required a $20 fee to remove pre-installed porn filters on devices that connect to the internet.
Notre Dame student bravely responds, "Give Me Pornhub or Give Me Death."
The Number of Men in Federal Prison for Viewing or Sharing Child Pornography Has Nearly Septupled Since 2004
Most are serving mandatory minimums, usually for crimes that did not involve assault or sexual abuse.
New rules ban erotic art, talk of shared sexual interests, kink groups, and anything that "encourages sexual encounters between adults."
Research shows a fifth of its users seek out sexual images. But the sharing site is now part of a massive media conglomerate.
Yet under Chinese law, some rapists get only three years behind bars.
Federal Judge Advocates Jury Nullification After Being Shocked by Overzealous Child Pornography Prosecution
It just makes sense to let jurors know about their already established power to exercise discretion over bad laws and ill-considered prosecutions.
All because one public servant downloaded porn onto his government-owned laptop.
Democrat Leslie Cockburn says she's "exposed" her Republican opponent as a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica."
...and reminds everyone that sometimes a strip show is just a strip show.