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Cameron calls for ISP-level parental censorship tools

Prime Minister David Cameron has warned ISPs to be more robust with their plans to provide better tools to help parents censor sexualised content online, or else the government could step in with its own regulation measures. "The social response is not something we can leave to chance. We need to make sure we hold businesses …
Kelly Fiveash, 6 Jun 2011
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Playboy sneaks NAKED LADIES onto iPad

Playboy has whipped open the bathrobe on its latest plan to combat falling sales and the ready availability of free net smut – an online version of the magazine's entire 57-year back catalogue. Those wishing to cough $8 a month (or $60 a year, $100 for two years) for the iPlayboy service are promised "every issue, every …
Lester Haines, 20 May 2011
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Indonesian anti-smut MP caught ogling filth

An Indonesian MP who was instrumental in passing the country's controversial and tough anti-pornography law fell on his sword yesterday after being caught ogling smut in parliament. The mono-monickered Arfinto, of the "staunchly Islamic" Prosperous Justice Party, was captured last Friday by a local photojournalist as he copped …
Lester Haines, 12 Apr 2011

YouTube punts filth to shocked Reg readers

NSFW We're obliged to shocked reader Darrin Maunders and indeed to all of you who emailed to express your disgust at copping an eyeful of filth down at YouTube over the weekend. YouTube's Latest TV box, showing naked couple Despite his distressed state, Darrin was able to keep it together long enough to send us a screen grab of …
Lester Haines, 7 Mar 2011
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Survey sets out to pin down nation's pr0n habits

A ground-breaking and timely survey of how individuals use porn was launched yesterday. The aim of this survey, available online at pornresearch.org, is to collect evidence around the everyday uses of pornography and find out how the people who use it feel it fits into their lives. Ultimately, the data may be used to challenge …
Jane Fae , 24 Feb 2011
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Facebook pulls naked smutty filth from NY Academy of Art page

Facebook is in the doghouse again – and this time it is none other than the New York Academy of Art taking them to task for their online censoriousness. The dispute has rumbled onward in the Academy's official blog since the end of January, when Facebook notified the administrator of the Academy's official Facebook page that …
Jane Fae , 22 Feb 2011
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Jacqui Smith 'shocked' to discover we're drowning in sea of porn

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has professed herself "shocked" at the availability of porn on the internet after investigating the issue for a radio documentary. Which raises the question of what exactly she thought she was cracking down on during her time in charge of law and order. Smith famously left her job as Gordon …
Joe Fay, 22 Feb 2011
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Iranian web developer faces death over porn site charges

An Iranian web developer faces the threat of execution over allegations he helped develop and promote pornographic websites in the strict Muslim country. Saeed Malekpour, 35, only confessed to the "trumped up" offences after he was tortured The Guardian reports. Malekpour, a resident of Toronto, was arrested in October 2008 on …
John Leyden, 10 Feb 2011
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Oz net filter jams up with smut, may be pulled out altogether

A former Australian regulator recently speculated that there may be changes in the works for Australia's smut regulation, suggesting that self-regulation may eventually follow. This is ahead of a review of the classification system that is being conducted by the Australian Law Review Commission (ALRC). Does the future for the …
Jane Fae , 7 Jan 2011
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Daily Express social network pwned by slew of smut

The Daily Express MyExpress web service has been swamped by masses of sex spam text in a mighty pwn which may have begun two years ago. Reader profiles on the site have been turned into handy catalogues of naughty practices, seemingly by Eastern European hackers and to no obvious end. The reams of text have the appearance of …
Jane Fae , 21 Dec 2010
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Handheld porn market growing fast

Apple might not like it, but smutty services for mobile phones and other devices are still growing strongly. The market for handheld filth is expected to be worth $2.8bn by 2015, up from $1.7bn in 2009. Video chat and subscription-based services will drive most of the growth, according to Juniper Research. Video chat …
John Oates, 14 Oct 2010
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Jobsian fondle-slab in SEXY FILTHGRAM CRACKDOWN

Famous fruitbrand fondle-slabbery firm Apple is moving to further bolster family values and hierarchical, authoritarian control - not to mention other rightwing American values such as abstinence from youthful or otherwise unapproved sexy sexuality - by the use of a traditional instrument of The Man's dominance: the US Patent …
Team Register, 13 Oct 2010
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Wales Audit Office boss sacked amidst laptop smut claims

Jeremy Colman, Auditor General for Wales has resigned from his £170,000 a year post after porn material was allegedly found on his laptop. In fact, the post is in the gift of the Queen, so his resignation has been forwarded on to her. The National Assembly is now looking for an interim successor. His laptop was seized, The …
John Oates, 4 Feb 2010
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Smut is OK, says Montreal prof

A Canadian prof, after a great deal of painstaking research, has found that looking at porn has no measurable negative effects on men's psychology. "We started our research seeking men in their twenties who had never consumed pornography. We couldn't find any," says Simon Louis Lajeunesse of the Université de Montréal. "The …
Lewis Page, 4 Dec 2009
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OMG! US science quangocrats surf porn at work!

In a shock revelation, US media have revealed that federal quangocrats at the National Science Foundation (NSF) have been browsing outrageous amounts of porn at work. In an "exclusive" culled largely from publicly-available documents and congressional testimony, the The Washington Times (the paper perhaps most famous for being …
Lewis Page, 30 Sep 2009
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Taxing times for Hungary's porn inspectors

NSFW A group of Hungarian tax inspectors is apparently "protesting" at being forced to watch hard-core grumble flicks in an attempt to decide if the filmmaker has legitimately claimed £10,000 in allowances for set-dressing his DVD romps. According to Ananova, Northern Hungary tax supremo Maria Nagy bemoaned the probe into Ferenc …
Lester Haines, 9 Jun 2008
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Anti-paedophile group targets child abuse sites

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has called for international cooperation to tackle a core of 2,755 foreign-hosted abuse sites that it says are responsible for the majority of images of children obtained by UK paedophiles. In its annual report, released today, the consortium of ISPs and content providers argues that the …
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Workplace smut runs rampant

Audits of workplace PCs by security firm PixAlert discovered that more than a quarter (25.8 per cent) of the 10,000 PCs scanned contained pornography or other inappropriate images. Authorised scans of around 125 corporate and public sector networks by PixAlert over the last nine months also found 12.4 per cent of 12,000 email …
John Leyden, 18 Apr 2007

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