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Pornhub has better sense of humor than Italian cheese police

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Cheesemakers are so angry that Pornhub ran an ad comparing Parmigiano-Reggiano to premium smut, they're threatening to sue the porn company.

In the ad, for Pornhub Premium, a man out shopping with his wife spots a block and remarks “Why don’t we get this aged Parmigiano-Reggiano? They say it’s the Pornhub Premium of cheeses.”

The Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Consortium, established by the Italian government to regulate the regionally-protected product, was very angry indeed.

“[it is ]not only distasteful and unacceptable, but offensive for our producers and their work,” the consortium said in a statement that described Pornhub as “vulgarly” exploiting the protected term.

Pornhub is one of the world's most popular websites, and is no stranger to marketing antics.

India's porn ban collapses in less than 48 hours


Politicians learn the hard way that you can't get between the voters and their preferred recreational activity.

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David Cameron will publish the financial details and viewing habits of all UK porn-watchers

That's not what he says—all porn sites will have to gather and retain proof of customer identity. But everything leaks, so it's what he meant.Read the rest

NSFW survey shows what women want in porn

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PornHub and RedTube's new survey shows that Southern ladies tend to love porn more than other American women, and women are more likely to enjoy porn with lesbians and gay men, regardless of the women's orientation.

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70s porn faces

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Over at Dangerous Minds, Tara McGinley shared photos of 70s "blowjob faces."

Given the era's dietary standards, they could also pass for 70s poo faces. face1sdfsdfsdfsdfsdf blowjog2sdfsdfsdfsdfsdf face5knknknlnlnlnk

Link on Heinz bottles sends customers to porn

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Heinz let a domain name expire, whereupon the URL fell into new ownership and the link printed on ketchup bottles began sending customers to porn.

A shocked [customer] Daniel promptly turned to Heinz's Facebook page to point out the mixup, writing that "Your ketchup really isn't for under-age people."

"Even if the bottle was a leftover, it's still in lots of households," he went on.

"It's incomprehensible that you didn't reserve the domain [web address] for one or two years. It really doesn't cost the Earth."

Heinz's social media team were instantly apologetic, replying that "we really regret the event very much and we're happy to take your suggestions for how we implement future campaigns on board."

Important sign in the California Department of Porn

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Andy Offutt, insanely prolific porn pioneer


Chris Offutt, son of Andrew J Offutt, a golden age science fiction author, reveals that his father wrote and published hundreds of early porn novels, pioneering descriptions of the clitoris in men's stroke-books, producing at least one book a month.

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Porn companies carpetbomb Google with sloppy takedowns, remove tons of Github projects

Takedown Piracy is a copyright enforcement outfit that works on behalf of porn companies; they sent thousands of takedown notices to Google demanding the censorship of search-results for links to pages that contained the word "pure," "rebound," "lipstick," and other common words, including several Github pages that had nothing to do with their clients' movies.

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No charges for Japanese man who dumped a quarter-ton of porn in a park


70 year old Hideaki Adachi said he was disposing of the porn for a sick friend, and he assumed that the park's population of homeless people (with whom he volunteers) would arrange for its disposal.

(via JWZ)

Orgasms from the shoulders up

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At the subscription-only Beautiful Agony site, people submit videos of themselves having an orgasm, shot from the shoulders up; Vice interviewed the founders.

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Judge tells porno copyright troll that an IP address does not identify a person

In Florida, District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro has dismissed a suit brought by notorious porno-copyright trolls Malibu Media on the grounds that an IP address does not affirmatively identify a person, and so they cannot sue someone solely on the basis of implicating an IP address in an infringement. This is a potentially important precedent, as it effectively neutralizes the business-model of copyright trolls, who use IP addresses as the basis for court orders to ISPs to turn over their customers' addresses, which are then inundated with threatening letters. The porno copyright trolls have a distinctly evil wrinkle on this, too: they threaten their victims with lawsuits that will forever associate the victims' names with embarrassing pornographic video-titles, often with gay themes.

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David Cameron's porn-filter advisor arrested for possession of images of sexual abuse of children


Patrick Rock, a Thatcherite who served as special advisor to UK Prime Minister David Cameron and played an influential role in the Prime Minister's national Internet censorship plan, has been arrested for possession of images depicting the sexual abuse of children. The National Crime Agency is conducting forensic analysis of the computer networks at the Prime Minister's office/residence, Number 10 Downing Street.

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NSA spied on non-terrorist "radicalizers"' porn use in order to discredit them


A new Snowden leak reveals that the NSA targeted "radicalizers" of Muslim faith, mining their Internet connections for pornography usage. They compiled lists of targets who could be blackmailed, discredited and compromised by targeted leaks of this information, and circulated the lists to officials in the Departments of Justice and Commerce and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Only one percent of the targets of this program are alleged to have any connection to terrorists; the rest were targeted because of their political beliefs.

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How Sony made sure everyone would see uncanny CGI nudes resembling Ellen Page

Ellen Page recently starred in Sony's video game Beyond: Two Souls, her likeness and performance captured and used for the CGI epic's protagonist, Jodie Holmes. The game was a hit--popular enough for nude images of Jodie, generated by removing steam from a shower scene, to end up "leaked" online. As puerile as they were uncanny, however, no-one took much notice.

But then Sony did something really, really stupid: it threatened anyone publishing the images and ordered them to take them off the internet.

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Netanyahu briefly follows Persian sex site on Twitter

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, briefly followed an Iranian "sex feed" over the weekend. At the time, reports Ilan Ben Zion, @PersianHotBook had only 15 followers—and it soon lost its latest fan.

The apparent Twitter faux pas was the second for Netanyahu among Iranians in a little over a week, after he was roundly mocked on social media for telling BBC Persian that Iranians should overthrow their government so they can be free to wear jeans. That comment was followed on Twitter by a groundswell of pictures of ordinary Iranians showing off their denim duds.

The Likud Central Committee said that it runs the account, that it suffered a "malfunction," and that it is investigating the "malfunction."

Porno copyright troll John Steele accused of identity theft -- by his mother-in-law

John Steele is one of the shadowy figures behind the notorious porno-copyright-trolls Prenda Law, about whom we've written rather a lot, as they are a colorful bunch of grifters. Steele had previously been accused of stealing the identity of Alan Cooper, the caretaker of one of his properties, making him the CEO of one of the shell companies behind which Prenda hides.

But that identity theft is hardly as damning as the latest revelation: Steele's mother-in-law has accused him of forging signatures in the course of Prenda's dirty business.

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