Proposed Russian Law Opens Door To Iron Hand Of Online Censorship (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French on AVN.com    A new bill passed overwhelmingly by Russia’s parliament, the Duma, would allow Russia to cut its entire domestic internet off from the rest of the world, allowing President Vladimir Putin’s government total...

Are Online Companies Losing the Crucial ‘Safe Harbor’ of Section 230? (YNOT)

Read the full article by Gene Zorkin at YNOT.com WASHINGTON – If you’ve read much about regulation of the internet, then you’ve probably heard many times that the ‘safe harbor’ offered to website operators under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has been...

Reddit Bans Ads For ‘Adult-Oriented Products and Services’ (YNOT)

Read the full article by Mallory Hall at YNOT.com    Reddit announced an update to its NSFW Advertising Policy yesterday. The policy update officially banned all ads for “adult-oriented products and services” on the site. They wrote: We are updating our...

Online Censorship Gains Momentum With Instagram’s New Policy (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Zoe Tamara on XBIZ.com   CYBERSPACE — “Reduce, remove, inform” is the name of the game over at Facebook and as of this week, they’ve introduced more policy designed to ensure that the content they recommend to people “is both safe and...

It’s Official: U.K. Age Verification Begins July 15

Read the full article by Stephen Yagielowicz at XBIZ.com   LONDON — The speculation and wait is over as the U.K. government becomes the first country in the world to mandate age verification for internet users — with the new law coming into force July 15. The...

A Penthouse Divided (Slate)

Read the full article by Rebecca Onion at Slate.com Can a publication be both sexually provocative and a mouthpiece for the right? The iconic porn magazine seems to be trying. On Wednesday, Nicole...

AHF – Come Clean!

According to LA County records, AIDS Healthcare Foundation spent $2.3M to pass Measure B in 2012. But they only reported $1.6M of that amount to the IRS. Why try and fool Uncle Sam? Could it be...

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