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A Major Porn Site Just Got Hacked

And some potentially very embarrassing info could be out there

(Newser) - Hackers may not just know the identities of nearly 800,000 people with accounts on the porn site Brazzers, but also their thoughts on particular scenes and actors, Motherboard reports. Hackers made public the email addresses, usernames, and passwords of 790,724 Brazzers members. A spokesperson for Brazzers tells Motherboard... More »

Elizabeth Smart: Porn Made My Ordeal Even Worse

She records video for anti-porn group

(Newser) - Elizabeth Smart has shared new details of her horrific kidnapping ordeal in a video for an anti-porn group , in which she says she has witnessed firsthand how damaging porn is. Smart—who was kidnapped in 2002, when she was 14, and raped repeatedly over the next nine months—says captor... More »

After James Deen Ugliness, Stoya Trying to Fix Porn Industry

She opens up to 'New York' magazine

(Newser) - Stoya, who was the first of 13 women to come forward accusing porn star James Deen of sexual abuse or threats, expands on her accusations in an extensive interview with New York magazine this week. She'd been dating Deen for about a year when he raped her, she says:... More »

Senate Candidate Sends Voters to Anime Porn Site

Sharron Angle blames her opponent

(Newser) - If you want to learn more about Joe Heck, a congressman and Senate candidate from Nevada, don't go to joeheck.com. All you'll find there is a lot of very graphic anime pornography. Still, that's where Sharron Angle, Heck's opponent for the GOP Senate nomination, directed... More »

Va. Candidate Blames His Porn Tabs on Research

Mike Webb said he was trying to confirm a theory about computer viruses

(Newser) - It happened in Germany , and was only a matter of time before it happened stateside. A candidate mounting an independent bid for Congress in Virginia's 8th District on Monday morning posted screenshots to Facebook while discussing a weird experience he had while attempting to land a temporary job. Except... More »

Utah Takes On Newest 'Health Hazard': Porn

Governor to sign 2 measures, including bill mandating computer techs report child porn

(Newser) - In an effort to fight today's "sexually toxic environment," the governor of Utah is expected on Tuesday to sign both a state resolution and a bill that declare pornography a "health hazard," CNN reports. Gov. Gary Herbert's resolution, more general statement than punishable mandate,... More »

Adult Actor Who Accused James Deen Dead at 31

Colleagues are mourning Amber Rayne

(Newser) - Amber Rayne, one of the adult actors who accused James Deen of assault , is dead at age 31, Adult Video News reports. A cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy, but sources says she died in her sleep, peacefully, at home over the weekend. Rayne, who worked in the... More »

I Left Porn So People Would Like Me. I Regret It

Bree Olson writes of trying to have a real life

(Newser) - Bree Olson worked in the porn industry from age 19 to 25, then left to pursue more mainstream pursuits. It's been a painful bust. "People look at me as if I am the same as a sex offender," she writes at the Daily Dot . "They... More »

James Deen in More Trouble, Now Over Condom Use

Porn star's production company hit with citations, fines

(Newser) - James Deen, already under fire for alleged sexual assault , is now under more fire. California OSHA officials say the porn star's production company didn't use condoms and then didn't offer vaccines or follow-up medical exams to employees who may have been exposed to hepatitis B, the Guardian... More »

Emma Watson: I Pay to Learn About Sexual Pleasure

'Harry Potter' star recommends OMGYES.com

(Newser) - Emma Watson is learning about things you won't find in the Hogwarts school library. The 25-year-old Harry Potter star—who says she's taking a break from acting to educate herself about feminism—is learning about women's sexual pleasure from a website called OMGYES.com , reports People . "... More »

Mayor's Facebook Post Reveals His Porn Browsing

Besides, the Internet connection was too slow to actually watch any of it

(Newser) - It was only research. So says a German mayor who, via a post on his town's official Facebook page, inadvertently busted himself for checking out online porn. Thomas Koppl of Quickborn, in the course of a political debate, posted a screenshot of the German constitution to Facebook. He neglected... More »

Actor Says Porn Addiction Nearly Ruined His Life

Terry Crews says he now wants to help others

(Newser) - Terry Crews has revealed a "dirty little secret" in a series of Facebook videos : For decades, the NFL player turned Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor and Old Spice guy was addicted to porn. "It really, really messed up my life in a lot of ways," the actor says, per... More »

10 Awful Things We'd Do for Money

Murder, sex, assault, treason, pornography, and so much more

(Newser) - Judging by the skyrocketing Powerball jackpot , Americans are willing to turn a blind eye to statistics in the pursuit of easy money. But it turns out that's not the worst thing we'd do for a payday. "Many Americans admit they would be willing to go to incredible,... More »

Porn Site's Scholarship Goes to Middle-Aged Mom

Her boss is accused of trying to have her killed

(Newser) - MaryAnn Uribe has had a rough few years. In 2014, for instance, her former employer allegedly tried to have her killed. But, thanks to a purveyor of Internet pornography, things are looking up for the 48-year-old mother of two in San Antonio, Texas. Uribe has been announced as the recipient... More »

Unique Porn Startup Battles 'Silicon Valley Prudes'

'Make Love Not Porn' is barred from usual tools of business because of content

(Newser) - It's a story about a pornography startup trying to make a go of it, but this one has a few unique twists. As a profile in Priceonomics explains, entrepreneur Cindy Gallop has a message behind her Make Love Not Porn video platform: She's worried about "the creeping... More »

New James Deen Accusers Detail On-Set Attacks

2 more women come forward, say porn star raped them while filming

(Newser) - Two more porn stars have come forward with accusations of assault against James Deen , and they're extremely disturbing. Both allegedly took place on porn sets, while filming, and the Daily Beast has the details:
  • Amber Rayne says that, while filming her first scene with Deen, she called him a
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Porn Stars Accuse James Deen of Rape, Assault

A firestorm is brewing around the adult-film star

(Newser) - Adult film star (and Lindsay Lohan co-star ) James Deen has been hailed as a feminist and as porn's "boy next door," but over the past few days a much more troubling persona has emerged. As Vice reports, a number of porn stars have accused Deen of... More »

Lawsuit: Airbnb User Unwittingly Hosted Porn Shoot

Woman says California mansion was littered with evidence of it when she returned

(Newser) - Built on the tail end of the Roaring Twenties, the Acacia Mansion in Ojai, Calif., likely has been the scene of many a Gatsby-esque party. But, after allegedly serving as the set for a five-day fetish porno shoot last August, it’s safe to say that the bar for wild... More »

No More Porn at Hyatt

No more on-demand movies in hotels

(Newser) - Hyatt Hotels will no longer offer on-demand pornographic movies in its rooms across 618 properties in 51 countries. "This content will not be introduced to any new Hyatt hotels, and it will be discontinued or phased out at all hotels," the company said Wednesday. Hyatt is just the... More »

Online Porn Isn't Behind Playboy's Troubles

It's more about an outdated fantasy lifestyle, writes essayist

(Newser) - In announcing that it would no longer run nude photos in print or online, Playboy explained that the pervasiveness of online porn forced its hand. But at the New Republic , Jeet Heer makes the case that more is at play here regarding that remarkable decision—perhaps the end of an... More »

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