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Nearly All Brits Opt Out of Government-Imposed Porn Filters

See, isn't porn fun? (Wikimedia Commons)

UK residents aren’t embarrassed to admit they just want to sit around and watch porn sometimes.

The UK government began implementing filters on Internet porn at the end of 2013, requiring citizens to consciously inform their ISPs if they wanted to be able to view it. Now, it seems nearly 100 percent of Brits are opting into being able to access porn from their Internet plans, a recent Ofcom survey found. Read More

Tech Dirty to Me

Webcam Girls and Their Diehard Fans Flocking to Miami for Largest-Ever Camming Convention

Award-winning cam girl Little Red Bunny has just signed up to attend CammingCon. (Twitter)

At the beginning of August, hundreds of fans will pack Miami’s Eden Roc Hotel to meet models with whom they’ve all been intimate, and yet have never actually met beyond the screens of their webcams.

“[They'll] meet the models [they]’ve been chatting to for four years. People could start fainting,” Clinton Cox, the founder of the first annual CammingCon, told me over the phone. “There’s going to be a huge level of nerves… Who knows what the energy’s going to be like? It’s a giant science experiment.” Read More

Better Advertising Bureau

‘All You Need Is Hand': Pornhub Hires Creative Director to Soil Beatles’ Greatest Hits

The campaign poster that won Nuri Gulver his new job. (Image via Pornhub)

After months of deliberation by one of the world’s largest porn sites and its community, Pornhub has finally chosen a Creative Director to help the site break into the mainstream.

Pornhub held a contest over the past few months to find a new Creative Director, in which candidates submitted “Safe For Work” advertisements for Pornhub. A dozen of the contest’s best were chosen as finalists from thousands of submissions. Among the top-ranking campaign ideas were “Everyone’s got a ritual. Discover yours,” and “America’s Largest Do-It-Yourself Website.” From those, Nuri Gulver’s “All You Need Is Hand” campaign won Best in Show. Read More

XXX in Tech

These Two Are Seriously Trying to Get College Bros to Pay For Porn

Mr. Glass and Ms. drake, crime fighting duo. (Photo used with permission from Mr. Glass and Ms. drake's PR)

Nate Glass and jessica drake aren’t your average guest lecturers at college. Together, they’re visiting college campuses in different parts of the country, spreading the word about the harmful effects of pirating porn, beyond just a sore right arm. That’s right — they’re trying to get broke college kids to start paying for porn.

What’s in it for them? Mr. Glass is the creator of Takedown Piracy, an organization that combats the illegal piracy of porn. Ms. drake — who prefers that her name remain in lower case — is a porn performer, and has written and directed porn and sex-ed videos. She’s experienced countless instances of piracy firsthand. Read More

Survey Says

Porn Site Claims Sagittarians Are Most Likely To Make Amateur Porn

We bet this dude made a TON of amateur pornos. (Wikimedia Commons)

We don’t put much stock in astrology, but a study by amateur porn site Homegrown Video (link NSFW) suggests your zodiac sign might determine whether you’re into making your own pornos.

“Statistics collected by Homegrown Video over a six-month period found people with the astrological sign of Sagittarius, or those born from November 22 to December 21, are most likely to produce and submit a sex tape for public consumption than those of other astrological signs,” the company’s press release says. Read More