pornography

A minor cryptocurrency partners with a major porn network. What could go wrong?

Yesterday brought some interesting news in the cryptocurrency space. In a move that is at once sleazy and ridiculous, PornHub and its tech arm MindGeek announced a partnership with the creators of Ver

Reddit bans ‘involuntary porn’ communities that trade AI-generated celebrity videos

Following other recent bans on the controversial practice of AI-generated, face-swapped porn, Reddit too has brought the ban hammer down. On Wednesday, the social platform shut down r/deepfakes and r/

Zelda, Overwatch are top Pornhub searches for 2017

Pornhub, a website dedicated to the distribution of pornographic videos, is onto all you porn lovers and your sexy, sneaky ways. In a nearly catastrophically complete year-in-review post, the company

PornHub uses computer vision to ID actors, acts in its videos

They say porn adopts new technologies first and PornHub [NSFW], a site that is as NSFW as it sounds, is proving that old adage true. The site – which receives 80 million visitors a day – f

Pornhub now supports interactive toys, proving porn paves the way

Pornhub, an adult content site, has announced compatibility with interactive sex toys like the Kiiroo Onyx – essentially an articulated sex jar – and the Fleshlight Launch – also ess

A whole lot of people watched VR porn in 2016

The adult entertainment industry has long been a silent driver of new technologies, from ISPs to graphics cards. With virtual reality, many see porn as one of the more obvious use cases that could lea

Social media sites may need to apply age checks under UK anti-porn law

Social media sites such as Twitter face being regulated in the UK under anti-porn proposals, as part of the government's Digital Economy bill proposal.

UK wants to censor ‘non-conventional’ sex videos

In an ongoing effort to prevent pornography from soiling the shores of Britannia, UK lawmakers are working to prevent the spread of ‘non-conventional’ sex videos online. The proposed law b

Yahoo open sources its porn-detecting neural network

Ever wonder how things get marked NSFW on the internet? It's Yahoo. Yahoo does it — with their special-made, smut-trained, porn-detecting neural network. And now you can, too, because the team behin

The reality of VR porn

Is virtual reality porn merely an example of an industry -- already known for early adoption of new tech -- extending its market reach, or could the growing sophistication of the online porn experienc

Utah representatives want to install porn blockers on all cell phones

Utah Senator Todd Weiler has proposed a bill to rid the state of porn by adding Internet filters and anti-porn software on all cell phones and requiring citizens to opt-in before viewing porn online.

Dutch Startup Leakserv Takes Aim At Revenge Porn

Dutch startup Leakserv is playing in the online identity management space, with a special focus on helping victims of revenge porn who want specific content taken offline.

Should Tech Companies Be Subject To The Fourth Amendment?

As courts grapple with how to apply the Fourth Amendment’s privacy provisions to online crime fighting, it may become difficult for law enforcement and technology companies to collaborate to fight t

Are Secret’s Raging Hormones A Problem Or An Opportunity?

I can't recall the exact wording on the short-lived post that found its way into my personal feed on Secret, the anonymish sharing app, the other day. But the illustrative image behind it was less eas

Should Employees Be Fired For Using Their Job-Provided Laptops To Look Up Porn?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/employeelaptop.jpg" />Here’s a fascinating privacy debate for y’all to chew on this Friday afternoon. A public official in Australia

Music Piracy May Be Going Away But It's Not Dead Yet

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/tpbb.jpg" />A recent study suggests that the music industry has done such a good job pushing people toward legal services (<a HREF="http:

Adult Movie Industry Follows RIAA's Footsteps, Sees Lawsuits As New Revenue Source

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/calculator.jpg" />It used to be that when you thought of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/bittorrent/">BitTorrent</a>-related lawsu

Dumb: Clergyman gets caught leering at porn using church computers

A Swedish clergyman is in a bit of hot water after it was discovered that he used the church’s computers to download an insane amount of pornography. I bring this up because A) it’s funny

Ron Jeremy lashes out at streaming porn sites

[photopress:ronjeremyyyy.jpg,full,center] Yes, I have my very own photo of Ron Jeremy Ron Jeremy, Thespian, doesn’t like that sites such as YouPorn are sucking the adult entertainment industry d

Australia moving ahead with ISP-level porn filtering despite previous failures

[photopress:ausxxx.jpg,full,center] Despite the fact that previously attempted ISP-level filtering technology failed, the Australian government will go ahead with a plan to implement such filtering, s
Load More