Latest Pornography by region Stories

2010-04-16 10:44:00

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch challenged Attorney General Eric Holder about his administration's policy of the enforcement of Federal obscenity laws, more commonly known as hard-core adult pornography. Such content, which includes depictions of graphic sex acts, group sex, bestiality, torture, incest, and excretory functions, has proliferated on the Internet with very little push back from...

2010-01-01 15:27:48

In 2009, Chinese authorities arrested over 5,000 of its citizens for violations of Internet pornography laws "” a number that could be much higher in 2010 as the government promises to come down even harder on Web offenders as part of its beefed-up "state security" plan. The Chinese government is already infamous for its heavy-handed monitoring and restriction of Internet activity "” a phenomenon that critical observers have dubbed the "Great Firewall of China." According to...

2008-10-17 21:00:07

European investigators believe that terrorist groups are using child pornography Web sites to pass coded information, The Times of London reports. Italian police found computer child pornography during a 2001 raid on a mosque in Milan, the newspaper said. British investigators made similar discoveries in 2006 in two raids. The Metropolitan Police are working on a pilot research program to look at possible links between terrorism and pornography, sources told The Times. This might...

2008-09-29 18:00:20

WASHINGTON - Congress is sending President Bush several bills that would tighten laws on child pornographers' use of the Internet. The House on Friday passed by 418-0 a measure clarifying that images obtained over the Internet were subject to federal interstate commerce laws. The bill was in response to a federal court ruling that prosecutors must show that images kept on a computer had crossed state lines. "This legislation closes the jurisdictional loophole that allowed a guilty man to...

2008-09-19 09:00:25

Few instincts are so strong or so widely shared as the urge to condemn other people for their sexual idiosyncrasies. And yet, argues Howard Jacobson, it is when we explore the outer boundaries of our sexual desires that we become most fully human "We are all sick in our own way," Felix Quinn declares. Felix Quinn is the hero of my new novel, The Act of Love, and he, admittedly, has an axe to grind. He is a cuckold and he likes it. His idea of a good time is lying lonely in his bed, knowing...

2007-03-21 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maryland has become a legal safe haven for child pornography traffickers, the National Association to Protect Children (PROTECT) said today, and the state's political leaders are fighting to keep it that way. PROTECT launched a national grassroots campaign on Wednesday to demand that Maryland strengthen its laws against child pornography. Maryland is one of just five states remaining in the U.S. with misdemeanor penalties for child pornography...

2006-03-09 17:36:39

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police may search computer hard drives for child pornography if their owners subscribe to Web sites selling the images, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday. There is a "fair probability" customers of child pornography Web sites receive or download the illegal images, opening the door for police searches, according to the ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The ruling affirmed a lower court's decision supporting an affidavit by the Federal...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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