Man Accused Of Illegally Downloading Porn Countersues For Defamation

Man Accused Of Illegally Downloading Porn Countersues For Defamation

We’ve written quite a bit in recent months about porn company lawyers who have tried to bully alleged copyright violators into settling out of court lest it become public record that they are accused of downloading movies that predominantly feature the word “anal.” But there are a few people who have been willing to stand up and defend their reputatiion, like the Kentucky man who recently fired back at his accusers with his own lawsuit. [More]

Woman Sues Porn Companies For Threatening To Sue Her Over Alleged Illegal Downloads

Woman Sues Porn Companies For Threatening To Sue Her Over Alleged Illegal Downloads

During the years when the music and movie business began going after people for allegedly downloading copyrighted files, the porn industry did very little, claiming it didn’t have the resources to wage large-scale legal battles. But then someone realized there was money to be made in just threatening people with legal action, and a slew of lawsuits followed. Though many people, even those who claim they are innocent, have just paid up to avoid having their peccadilloes made public, one woman has fired back with a suit of her own. [More]

Comcast Not Cooperating With Lawyers Looking To “Shake Down” BitTorrent Users

Comcast Not Cooperating With Lawyers Looking To “Shake Down” BitTorrent Users

For several years, a small number of law firms have made an awful lot of money by identifying people it believes have used BitTorrent to download copyrighted porn, then nudging those people into paying up rather than having their names be made public. Comcast has decided it doesn’t want to be a part of such behavior and is refusing to comply with subpoenas in these cases. [More]

Either Comcast's Billing System Is Messed Up Or This Woman Really Loves Ordering Porn

Either Comcast's Billing System Is Messed Up Or This Woman Really Loves Ordering Porn

Who among us hasn’t had a slight bit of buyer’s remorse after buying porn? It’s okay, you don’t need to raise your hands; your silence speaks volumes. But one Comcast customer is being quite loud about the fact that she keeps having to ask the Kabletown folks to remove hundreds of dollars worth of pay-per-view porn items from her cable bill. [More]

DirecTV Says My Being Out Of Town Is An Explanation For Mystery Porn Charges

DirecTV Says My Being Out Of Town Is An Explanation For Mystery Porn Charges

We’re sure cable companies constantly get calls from parents complaining about pay-per-view porn charges that no one in their house will own up to. But apparently folks at the satellite provider also thinks people are breaking into empty houses just to watch overpriced T&A. [More]

Facebook Works To Stop Porn Flood

Facebook Works To Stop Porn Flood

Some Facebook users reportedly suffered a deluge of pornographic and violent images earlier this week due to a hacker-spawned exploit, but the social network says it has the problem under control. The images that flooded accounts’ news feeds allegedly consisted of hardcore porn with celebrity faces pasted in, as well as disturbing images, one of which featured an abused dog. The problem continued for as long as 48 hours before Facebook got a handle on it. [More]

Ryanair's In-Flight Porn App Would Let You Join The Mile-High Club All By Yourself

Ryanair's In-Flight Porn App Would Let You Join The Mile-High Club All By Yourself

Michael O’Leary, CEO of cheapo European airline Ryanair, is taking a break from his plans to remove toilets from his planes to talk up his idea for an app that would allow passengers to do everything from gamble to watch porn. [More]

Hacker Admits To Splicing Porn Into Comcast's Super Bowl Broadcast

Hacker Admits To Splicing Porn Into Comcast's Super Bowl Broadcast

Back in February 2009, Comcast’s standard-def broadcast of the Steelers-Cardinals Super Bowl in the Tucson area shifted to porn for 37 seconds. The incident was a black eye for Comcast and caused the company to apologize by offering $10 rebates to offended customers. Now a man has admitted to hacking Comcast’s signal to cause the craziness. [More]

Could Adult Industry HIV Scare Lead To Shortage Of New Porn?

Could Adult Industry HIV Scare Lead To Shortage Of New Porn?

An internet search of almost any random phrase will eventually turn up some sort of X-rated content. One could argue that this would signify no shortage of pornography available online. And yet porn fans continue to want more. Unfortunately, a number of the folks who fornicate on camera have had to take a breather this week after one adult actor has reportedly tested positive for HIV. [More]

Shut Down Google Account Was Flagged For Kiddie Porn…But Not Really

Shut Down Google Account Was Flagged For Kiddie Porn…But Not Really

Last week, Google users look on in horror as we shared the story of Dylan, a man who was a huge fan of Google’s Web services until he was suddenly locked out of his account with no warning or explanation. His Twitter campaign had the intended effect, getting the attention of a senior VP at Google who fast-tracked an appeal and got Dylan an explanation and his account access back. So what really happened? [More]

Netflix Suggests That Your Child Watch A Very Educational Documentary About Porn

Netflix Suggests That Your Child Watch A Very Educational Documentary About Porn

Okay, the category Dan and his family were browsing on Netflix is called “Feel-Good Movies.” Not “Feel-Good G-Rated Movies,” or “Feel-Good Kids’ Movies.” Still, he was still a little alarmed to see an R-rated documentary on the porn industry between the Rugrats and Leapfrog features recommended for his young son.

“Look what they suggest as ‘a feel good movie’ right in between Rugrats and Leap Frog,” he writes. “Both children’s programming and age appropriate for our son. Unlike their suggestion…”

ICANN Gives .XXX Porn URL Suffix The OK

ICANN Gives .XXX Porn URL Suffix The OK

After reversing its 2007 decision to avoid an .xxx suffix for porn sites, the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers approved the distinction in a 9-3 vote — with four abstentions — of the board that went against the ICANN Government Advisory Committee’s advice. [More]

Marriott Bans Pay-Per-View Porn From New Hotels

Marriott Bans Pay-Per-View Porn From New Hotels

Business travelers looking for an expense-account friendly way to unwind after a hard day on the road may want to skip new Marriott hotels if their tastes turn to “sophisticated” entertainment. The chain has announced that the in-room entertainment systems in those hotels won’t offer adult video-on-demand options. [More]

Retailers Do Not Want To Sell Magazines, Porn, Porn Mags

Retailers Do Not Want To Sell Magazines, Porn, Porn Mags

Add this to the woes facing the magazine industry: retailers are cutting back on the space they allocate to print products, and many are outright banning titles that show a little skin. Over the last three years, 18,000 North American retailers stopped carrying magazines, an 11.3% decline. [More]

Are Drive-Thru Adult Stores The Wave Of The Future?

Are Drive-Thru Adult Stores The Wave Of The Future?

Like it or not, adult videos and sexual aids are a multi-billion dollar business. And while many who purchase these items are more than happy to do so over the internet, some still like the immediate satisfaction of picking up their x-rated goods at the local adult emporium. One such store in Alabama has found a way to make those customers happy without them ever having to leave their cars. [More]

Judges: Hookers & Porn Are Not Tax Deductions

Judges: Hookers & Porn Are Not Tax Deductions

No matter what you may think of the health benefits of a paid companion or of an XXX-rated DVD, the New York State’s Tax Appeals Tribunal has made it clear — hookers, pills and porn do not count as tax-deductible medical expenses. [More]

Michigan College Cancels New Pornographers Show Because It Doesn't Want To Promote Porn By Association

Michigan College Cancels New Pornographers Show Because It Doesn't Want To Promote Porn By Association

Anyone who has ever listened to the songs of Canadian power pop supergroup The New Pornographers is aware the band is strictly PG. And the folks at Calvin College in Michigan are aware of this fact. But that still hasn’t stopped them from pulling the plug on the band’s scheduled show for fear that their school be associated with the word “pornographers.” [More]

Sprint Customer Finds Naked Pictures On Her Repaired Cellphone

Sprint Customer Finds Naked Pictures On Her Repaired Cellphone

A woman in Colorado had her eyes burned out by images of “nude women and male genitals” on her cellphone’s new(ish) memory card, reports KRDO.com. She says the Sprint employees who worked on her phone must have known it was there, since they’re the ones who swapped in the new card. She’s pretty upset: “If [young family members] had seen those pictures, it could have ruined them for life.” [More]