Law and Politics

Cops, Porn Don’t Mix in Germany

BERLIN – A police academy trainee may never make it onto the force after superiors discovered he appeared in an […]

U.K. Lords Want More Details about Age-Verification

LONDON – The House of Lords committee set to review the Digital Economy Bill has called a halt to the […]

Fabian Thylmann Sentenced to 16 Months, €150K Fine

AACHEN, Germany – Fabian Thylmann, former managing partner of adult industry conglomerate Manwin (now MindGeek), pleaded guilty Monday to charges […]

Do National Porn Bans Work? Not Always.

LONDON – The Digital Economy Bill under consideration in the U.K. would require domestic and foreign adult websites to meet […]

U.K. Health Sec. Wants ‘Child Sexting’ Blocked

LONDON – As the U.K.’s 2016 Digital Economy Bill winds its way through the halls of Parliament, a number of […]

Members of British Parliament Discuss Blocking Twitter

U.K. — The Digital Economy Bill received an unopposed third reading from Members of Parliament (MP) on 28 November 2016, […]

Australia Tackles ‘Revenge Porn’ with New eSafety Commission

AUSTRALIA — Earlier this week, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced his commitment to combatting revenge porn with an enhanced cyber-safety […]

FBI Dark Web Investigation Stretches to Norway

Norway — Nearly two years after its inception, more details about the largest known law enforcement hacking campaign are still […]

Sky Begins Blocking Porn By Default

LONDON – With the activation of something which sounds like it came from the fantasies of a Reagan Administration-era employee […]

UK Parliament To Hear Bill to Regulate Online Porn

LONDON – Parliament begins today its consideration of the Digital Economy Bill, a sweeping piece of legislation which would, among […]