Category: Sex News

Sex News: Playboy nude again, Sandusky son charged, Uber notification privacy mess

First Playboy’s CEO said he had no idea what to do with the brand. Then in very sex negative terms he said internet porn ruined Playboy’s stale business model. Now… “After a year of keeping its magazine models clad, Playboy has decided au naturel is the way to go, after all. The magazine announced on…

Sunday Sex Reads: Best of the Week

“In 1998, Leo Hindery, one of the country’s most prominent cable news executives, flew to Denver, Colorado to speak at a conference for the Roman Catholic church. The internet is corrupting the fiber of our country, he complained. The impropriety of cyberspace was “perhaps the greatest threat to morality and decency we face today.” ……

Sex News: Porn facial recognition illegalities, lobster porn, PC Gamer’s Sexy Bathtub Geralt

“A facial recognition startup called Pornstar.ID, a reverse-image lookup for identifying porn actors, has trained its neural network on upwards of 650,000 images of more than 7,000 female adult performers. … did those performers consent to being identified and listed on the Pornstar.ID site? Did they agree to having their biometrics scanned so as to…

Sunday Sex Reads: Best of the Week

“The evidence that the arrival of a Super Bowl correlates with an increase in trafficking ranges from fuzzy to nonexistent. The few statistics regarding arrests made in and around the game often conflate prostitution and coercive sex trafficking. Reports can be misleading. After the 2014 Super Bowl, New Jersey authorities announced that antitrafficking efforts “recovered…

Sex News: Climb Grope Mountain, Pornhub tries sex ed, a cockring FitBit, porn’s CalOSHA meeting

“Design company Bompas & Parr have just unveiled a climbing wall with penises, vulvae, faces, boobs, and bums for grips. … The wall is called Grope Mountain, and it’ll be on display in London and Liverpool on 14 February, for all your Valentine’s Day related needs.*” * You’ll soon be able to climb a wall…

Sex News: UK to violate net neutrality, porn traffic drop for Women’s March, VR porn’s boner problem

“Forthcoming internet legislation will enshrine the rights of internet providers to block pornography websites into law, bypassing EU rules that prevent online content being filtered. The move, which is part of a wider crackdown on online porn, represent a threat to EU “net neutrality” laws that protect a free and open internet.” * Porn blocking…

Sex News: UK buries rape clause, Snapchat censors, 50 Shades musical, Gwyneth Paltrow’s gross Goop

Fluffing for their IPO. “The mobile storytelling platform, once popularized as a sexting app, is cracking down on sexually explicit and deceptive content within Discover, the publisher section of the app, the company announced Monday.” * Snapchat Discover is cracking down on sex, clickbait and fake news (Mashable) “Feeling sexy and romantic has been linked…

Sunday Sex Reads: Best of the Week

“It’s time for another timely reminder that the credit card companies are why we can’t have nice adult things online. Well, to be fair, I suppose it’s the credit card companies and their shadowy political masters. Like that makes it better?” * #Pornocalypse Comes To FetLife (ErosBlog: The Sex Blog) “To “identify” which men were…

Sex News: Mass FetLife censorship via financial discrimination, Kink moves to Vegas, Facebook censorship in crosshairs

Recent censorship enacted at FetLife is the result of financial discrimination by multiple credit card processors who have ceased business with FetLife for what the processors claim are “Illegal or Immoral” reasons. It began for users one week ago when FetLife announced changes to content guidelines, stating “We can no longer allow FetLifers to publicly…

Sex News: Sexual kompromat’s history, the allure of threesomes, hookup culture’s context

“Chinese tech and entertainment giant Tencent has found itself at the center of a public relations firestorm after a sexually suggestive video leaked from an official company party. The clip, which has gone viral across Chinese social media, shows female Tencent employees kneeling in front of male colleagues onstage during a year-end event for staff.…