The Crusade Against Pornhub Is Going to Get Someone Killed

The Crusade Against Pornhub Is Going to Get Someone Killed

It also used the hashtag #Traffickinghub, the eponymous name of the mainstream campaign to shut down Pornhub, founded by Laila Mickelwait and "powered by" Exodus Cry , a faith-based anti-trafficking organization with ties to a homophobic megachurch that wants to end the porn industry .Posts by extremists viewed by Motherboard use these anti-trafficking organizations' branding and language.

Privacy News Online | Weekly Review: November 13, 2020

Privacy News Online | Weekly Review: November 13, 2020

Inrupt will let people put their private information in data pods and then release those pods to tech companies only when needed – giving users much more control over their data and privacy than they currently have.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.

German authorities want large porn sites to implement age verification or be blocked via DNS

German authorities want large porn sites to implement age verification or be blocked via DNS

Internet service providers (ISPs) in Germany may soon be forced to apply DNS blocks to stop users from accessing porn sites like Pornhub, xHamster, and YouPorn.

How Pornhub Enables Doxing and Harassment

How Pornhub Enables Doxing and Harassment

This doxing led several of the women in Girls Do Porn videos to endure ongoing harassment, depression, and suicidal thoughts, according to court records, online posts, and an interview with Motherboard.

DIY Facial Recognition for Porn Is a Dystopian Disaster

DIY Facial Recognition for Porn Is a Dystopian Disaster

Someone posting on Chinese social network Weibo claims to have used facial recognition to cross-reference women’s photos on social media with faces pulled from videos on adult platforms like Pornhub.

Mindgeek, the world’s largest porn company, is behind the UK’s AgeID system

Mindgeek, the world’s largest porn company, is behind the UK’s AgeID system

Streaming services like Hulu and Netflix are well known for leveraging data, and characterizing users. Coined the ‘Porn Pass’ AgeID will offer a database by which users can verify their identities before viewing adult content.

Porn block: UK free porn website ban starts on 1 April – what it means

Porn block: UK free porn website ban starts on 1 April – what it means

Non-compliance The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), the UK’s pornography regulator, states that pornographic websites which do the following will not be considered compliant with the new law: Any porn site that fails to comply with the news rules will face a fine of up to £250,000, or a blanket block by UK internet service providers.

Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. This is what they do with it.

Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. This is what they do with it.

Like other streaming giants, MindGeek’s sites analyze user data, but the company has an edge when it comes to producing tailor-made content in-house. MindGeek owns several production companies of its own, which can harvest data analysis from MindGeek’s porn sites, which also means that customized porn videos can be created efficiently.