Jul 15, 2016

U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to criminalize 'revenge porn'

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced long-stalled legislation on Thursday that would make it a federal crime to share sexually explicit material of a person online without the subject’s consent. The “Intimate Privacy Protection Act” is an effort several years in the ...

Jul 14, 2016

Strip clubs get ready for Republican convention

On paper, the Republican Party classifies pornography as a major public health problem. But just in case delegates to the nominating convention here next week forget that, Cleveland’s strip clubs are going all out to get ready for the party, due to embrace Donald ...

Jun 23, 2016

Japan's porn industry apologizes over coercion claims

Japan’s multibillion-dollar pornographic industry has issued a formal apology and promised change in response to allegations that women have been forced to perform sex acts on film against their will. The move comes after the arrest this month of three talent scouts accused of ...

Graphic designer found guilty of child pornography in Japan

Mar 16, 2016

Graphic designer found guilty of child pornography in Japan

A 55-year-old graphic designer from Gifu has been found guilty of child pornography offenses in the first such ruling relating to computer graphics. The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday sentenced Akashi Takahashi to one year in prison, suspended for three years, and ordered a ...