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The Notorious Pornographer Who Scandalized Japan

Netflixs latest the first-person POV shot. He rose to prominence at a time in Japan when censorship laws were strict and real sex was unheard of Japanese interpretation of Breaking Bad. (At one point, a character says, Soon, porn will make more money than meth.) Much of the action revolves around Muranishi and Toshi building up their entourage, sparring with competing porn distributor Ikezawa (Ryo Ishibashi), conspiring with a mob boss, and dodging the cops. It is also beautifully shot throughouta fantasia of neon signs, shadowy karaoke bars, and colorful…

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I Experienced Porns Sexual Harassment Problem Firsthand. It Must Be Stopped.

I watched as he locked the door, a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. We were in his office, which doubled as a makeshift dressing room, and Id just changed into the outfit hed requesteda yellow crop top with jean-short cut-offs, white cotton panties, and no bra. Id been hired to film a became normalized. If a stranger slapped my ass on set or pulled my shirt up to tweak my nipples, I learned to accept it as common on-set behavior, as complaining about it

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Meet Badass, the Grassroots Activists Hitting Revenge Porn Where It Lives

Katelyn Bowden was holed up in her mother’s basement watching Stranger Things when she got a Facebook message nobody wants: Someone had gotten ahold of nude photos of her and posted them on the notorious image sharing website Anon-IB. "I recognized the photos and confronted my ex," Bowden says. "But he said his phone was stolen." That sounds like an easy lie, but it this case, it was true. And so the hunt began. Bowden is a 32-year-old bartender in Ohio, and at the time didn’t think of herself as…

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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 – found that its old, antiquated methods of tagging videos by hand was not sufficient. Rather than hire someone to go through the hundreds of thousands of videos and tag them by hand, the team at PHub hired a robot. “Ultimately, we want to provide our fans with whatever it is they have a penchant…

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Get The Whole Online Experience By Trying Our Internet Simulator

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Begin Simulation. Wow. You are a very rare person who is known as “an outdoorsy type.” You have no interest in the Internet, and you never have to delete your history because you never had one. When someone asks if you would like to look at a website with them, you say, “No, I prefer to read a book or look at a REAL tree or get married.” You get your news from the things people shout out of their cars during bad traffic,…

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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 essentially an articulated sex jar. Certain pre-coded videos played on Pornhub will send signals to these wireless devices, recreating the action on screen with motors and actuators. The company says that interactivity is the next step in porn. It was one of the first to bring free VR content to the adult industry. We expect this to be extremely popular amongst our fans, said…

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Forced into porn: Japan moves to stop women being coerced into sex films

Reports of women tricked into X-rated appearances has prompted authorities to confront the booming porn industry When Kurumin Aroma was approached on Tokyo street four years ago and asked if she was interested in glamour modelling, she spied an opportunity to realise her dream of becoming a TV celebrity. The talent scout had a proper business card and spoke very respectfully, so I thought he was someone I could trust, Aroma, who uses an assumed name in public, told the Guardian. But months later, the 26-year-old became one of an…

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