The UK government is going to conduct a review to ensure existing legislation appropriately tackles exploitative and abusive online content. This review is separate from the Online Safety Bill.
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In a partial U-turn on its policies that were implemented in 2018, Tumblr has now updated its Community Guidelines so that nudity is once again allowed, however, porn remains off limits.
Ofcom has warned that some websites are not doing enough to tackle adult video content on their platforms. Its concerns fell mainly on smaller websites, which could be hurt by the measures.
The United Kingdom is passing Online Safety Bill that will require porn websites to prevent underage access by putting in place an age verification system that will confirm they are over 18 years.
The Charts section of the UK's Department for Transport (DfT) website was found serving NSFW pornographic content yesterday. The problem has since been fixed by deleting the address.
OnlyFans is suspending the ban it announced on sexually explicit content due to mounting pressure from banking partners. The company says that it now plans to provide a home for all creators
The UK government has announced yet another delay on its mandatory age checks for pornography websites. It announced the delay was bureaucratic in nature as it failed to inform the EU.
Authorities in the UK have announced a new law, making age checks mandatory for pornographic websites. Adult companies will be responsible for implementing these systems provided by AgeID.
The UK government has postponed the rollout of its planned age verification rules for pornography websites. Open Rights Group cheered the decision saying more safeguards are needed.
Porn website conglomerate MindGeek has announced the system it will utilize to prevent minors from accessing porn websites through comprehensive age verification beyond the use of a single check mark.
At CES last week, Naughty America showed off a new augmented reality app that it's working on for mobile devices. The app is completely safe for work, as it has to be able to get into the App Store.
Malware is never fun, but even more frustrating when it targets software aimed at kids. Such is the case with Adult Swine, an app that targets games and then installs pornographic ads in them.
Facebook has partnered with the Australian eSafety office to help prevent intimate images from being uploaded if it is non-consensual. It will utilize digital fingerprinting to identify these photos.
Adult video website Brazzers has now been banned in Russia, after a recent decision by a district court. The porn site was found to have a 'negative influence on the human psyche.'
Adult streaming sites are exploiting a loophole in Google's video hosting services, utilizing YouTube's private video publishing feature as a backdoor for storing their content.
In what seems to be an effort towards suppressing child pornography, the Philippine government has now banned access to legitimate adult websites like Pornhub and xvideos.
Pornhub has released its yearly report regarding usage statistics for the past year. Mobile streaming and interest in VR is rising, while Windows users continue to dominate desktop usage.
The UK crusade against online porn has been taken to another level as the country's rules now require online videos to fall under the same censorship rules as published DVDs.
After having implemented an adult content filter several years ago, the UK Government is now planning to block adult websites which fail to adhere to its age verification requirements.
Sky has announced that its Broadband Shield will be enabled by default for new and existing users. It follows a trial which showed, when enabled by default, people were more likely to use it.
Adult entertainment website 'Pornhub' has reported that site traffic from gaming fans dropped 10% below average following the release of the highly anticipated video game Fallout 4.
An adult entertainment firm has interviewed the public, offering a small trial of its virtual reality porn experiences. The interviewees were given a trial using BaDoinkVR on the Samsung Gear VR.
A group of Evangelical Christians in Brazil have launched a "sin-free" rival to Facebook where 600 swear words, violence, pornography, eroticism and homosexuality are strictly outlawed.
After announcing the WankBand, Pornhub has introduced a new mission to shoot a pornographic video in space. The company has started an Indiegogo campaign to be able to fund the program.
One user discovered a loophole in YouTube's automatic word filtering for unsavoury content and promptly uploaded around twenty pornographic videos *cue canned laughter*
Google, working alongside the Houston police, has taken down a sex offender who was found to have child pornography stored on his computer. Google noticed the illicit images in the offender's inbox.
BT Broadband has revealed details of its new network-level Parental Controls, which will block access to adult content for all users by default, forcing them to opt out of the restrictions if desired.
As the UK prepares for porn to be blocked by default on all ISPs, user data shows that 8.5% of all UK web activity is based around adult content - more than the US, but not as much as Germany.
The UK is taking steps to ensure that both ISP's and search engines keep checks on what's displayed online; following a ban on porn, Bing has now introduced measures against online child exploitation.
A change in UK law means that pornography is to be blocked by default, becoming an opt-in feature. The move is ostensibly an effort to limit access to illegal content or underage content.
A document, the "Report on Eliminating Gender Stereotypes" includes a little clause that wants to ban access to adult content in the European Union. Controversial, and it's being debated on Tuesday.
Proposals to block web access to adult content in the UK, and force users to register with their ISP to view such material, have been rejected by Government ministers, but not everyone is happy.
Facebook has removed an image seemingly showing a woman in rather, ahem, 'risque' positioning while proving someone's theory that the Terms of Service are somewhat flawed in their usage.
Egypt's state prosecutor has ordered a ban on internet pornography after a similar order was ignored by authorities. The ban would take away what some would argue is the raison d'etre of the web.
A federal court in Illinois has ordered a man to pay $1.5m in damages - the largest award of its kind - after evidence proved that he had illegally shared ten adult movies via BitTorrent.
A NY State Court ruled that merely viewing child porn on the web can't be considered as a crime. The defendant conviction still stands because of image file found on his computer's hard disk.
As the debate rages on over the protection of children online, Google suggests that parents must take more responsibility, and not rely solely on the "blunt tool" of legislation.
Months after plans emerged to force internet service providers to block 'inappropriate' content and force users to opt in to viewing that content if desired, ISPs continue to resist the proposals.
The UK High Court has ordered an ISP to provide personal details for over 9,000 customers to a porn production company, which claims those users' IP addresses unlawfully downloaded its content.
Ultra-conservative politicians in Egypt take steps towards attempting a total ban on internet pornography in the country, in an apparent move to extend the influence of Sharia law on its citizens.