PORNOGRAPHY

  • UP teacher held for showing pornographic clip to students December 12, 2014

    Mathura: Police arrested a primary school teacher on Thursday evening when parents of students filed a complaint against the teacher accusing him of showing pornographic clips to kids on his mobile. Police Circle Officer Anil Kumar Yadav said a lady teacher also was named in connection with the case and...
  • China's Baidu, Tencent to be fined for spreading porn: Report December 3, 2014

    Beijing: China's ministry of culture said it would fine 11 Internet companies including Tencent Holdings and Baidu for spreading pornography and violence, state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday. China launched an anti-pornography campaign in April as part of wider efforts to "clean up" the Internet. The move has coincided with...
  • US man jailed for 50 years in Kenya for pedophilia December 3, 2014

    Nairobi: A Kenyan court has jailed a paraplegic American man for 50 years after he pleaded guilty to charges of sexual abuse of minors and child pornography. Magistrate Joseph Karanja delivered the sentence to Terry Ray Krieger, 59, describing Kreiger's actions as depraved and horrific. Karanja says Krieger robbed his...
  • World's first drone-filmed porn video goes viral November 11, 2014

    New York: The world's first drone-filmed pornographic video has gone viral on social media even though its creators say that it was more of an art project. The three-minute video consists of a fast-flying drone panning over a variety of beautiful landscapes, mountain vistas and majestic beaches as bare bodies are...
  • Why promote porn stars when talented actors are waiting for opportunities to prove their potential?: Soni Singh on Shanti Dynamite entering 'Bigg Boss 8' October 27, 2014

    Are the makers of 'Bigg Boss', in an attempt to get huge TRPs, ignoring the potential harms of roping in porn star Shanti Dynamite as the second wild card entry of this season? Will the critics chide the makers for using Shanti to grab everyone's attention? These issues, which are...
  • Women more likely to watch same-sex porn: Study October 5, 2014

    London: Women are more likely to watch same-sex porn videos than heterosexual porn videos, says an interesting study, adding that women watch more porn than men. The findings revealed that top three categories for female viewers are "lesbian," "gay (male)," and "teen," while the top categories for men are "teen," and...
  • China shuts around 1.8 million accounts in pornography crackdown: Report September 20, 2014

    Beijing: China's Cyperspace Administration has closed nearly 1.8 million accounts on social networking and instant messaging services since it launched its antipornography campaign in April, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday. The campaign has been focused on shutting down websites showing pornography and services used to solicit prostitution. Most of the...
  • Man arrested for sending porn clip to Delhi Police helpline on WhatsApp August 22, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly posting a pornographic clip at the recently launched WhatsApp anticorruption helpline of the Delhi Police. The accused identified as Chandan Singh was arrested by the New Delhi District Police after it received a complaint from Deputy Commissioner of Police (Vigilance) on August 19....
  • Indian diplomat's jailed paedophile son appeals term in Australia August 7, 2014

    Melbourne: A 34yearold pedophile son of an Indian diplomat who was jailed by an Australian court for over 10 years for a series of sexual offences on Thursday appealed the sentence, claiming the jail term was "manifestly excessive." Navin Edwin was last year sentenced to 10 years and eight months...
  • German MP charged over child porn allegations July 17, 2014

    Berlin: A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer, prosecutors said on Thursday. The prosecutor's office in the northern city of Hanover said that it had charged Sebastian Edathy, a former highflying member of parliament known...
  • The more Internet porn you watch, the more narcissistic you become July 3, 2014

    New York: Watching porn is what narcissists love to do the most, a new study has found, adding that the more Internet porn people watch, the more narcissistic they tend to be. Earlier research shows that the more control narcissists have over sex, the more gratifying the experience tends to be. "The...
  • Pornography does not have a significant impact on rape and crime against women in India: Study June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In an interview with CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey, Samajwadi Party National General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav, blamed pornography for rising rapes in Uttar Pradesh, but a recent study by researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, disagrees. Titled, 'Sexual crime in India: Is it influenced by...
  • Does porn cause men's brains to shrink? May 30, 2014

    Washington: Researchers found less gray matter in the brains of men who watched large amounts of sexually explicit material, according to a new study. The research, which appeared Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, could not determine if porn actually caused the brain to shrink however, and the authors called for...
  • Apple rejects female masturbation app May 19, 2014

    New York: An app that teaches women how to masturbate has been rejected by Apple from its iTunes stores worldwide. Created by designer Tina Gong, 'HappyPlayTime' is a sex education app currently in development that teaches women how to masturbate. The app uses lighthearted games to teach users about the female anatomy...
  • New Android malware can take control of your phone, accuse you of watching illegal porn and try to extort money May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: If a report is to be believed, researches have detected a new piece of malware that is infecting Android devices. It attacks a device and remotely disables it until users pay a hefty sum of money. AndroidTrojan.Koler.A malware, with the help of your phone's geolocation technology, discovers which country...
  • China might partially ban web giant Sina for pornograpic content April 25, 2014

    Beijing: China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday. Sina apologized for "the suspected problem" of pornographic content on its literature and video sites. It said in a...
  • China launches crackdown on online pornography, asks websites to clean up their links to avoid shutdown April 14, 2014

    Beijing: China announced to launch a renewed campaign against the spread of pornography on the Internet and asked websites and portals to clean up their links to avoid shutdown. The campaign 'Cleaning the Web 2014' will conduct thorough checkups on websites, search engines and mobile application stores, Internet TV USB...
  • World's first academic pornography journal launched March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: For those interested in knowing the culture of pornography or the nature of sexual fantasy, here comes a first-ever "dedicated" porn journal. Named as 'Porn Studies', the open-access journal is an "international, peer-reviewed journal to critically explore cultural products and services designated as pornographic", its London-based publisher Routledge...
  • Germany: Indianorigin exMP denies wrongdoing in pornography case February 17, 2014

    Berlin: Indianorigin former German lawmaker facing probe for allegedly possessing child pornography has denied any wrongdoing and said he intends to initiate legal proceedings against the state prosecutor's office for spreading "false information" and "unjustly harassing" him. Sebastian Edathy, 44, said that he received no warnings about an impending investigation...
  • Porn not an addiction, increases pleasure: Study February 13, 2014

    New York: There is no such thing as porn addiction and those who say it actually ignore the positive benefits it holds, shows research. New study has found very little scientific data if any at all to support some of the purported negative side effects of porn 'addiction'. "There...
  • FIR against Google for pornographic content on Google Play February 8, 2014

    Varanasi: A FIR has been lodged against search engine giant Google under the IT Act following a complaint by a local for allegedly facilitating pornographic content on android based mobile phones, easily accessible to underage users. The FIR was registered against the Manager of Hyderabadheadquartered Google India on a complaint of...
  • SC notice to DoT seeking response on how to block child pornography November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Telecom Department seeking a response on how to block child pornography. The apex court had earlier made it clear that the government will have to take steps to block porn sites particularly those showing child pornography. "Nothing,...
  • California criminalises 'revenge porn' in a firstofitskind law October 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: California Governor Jerry Brown signed a firstofitskind state law criminalising what has become known as revenge porn, the distribution of private, explicit photos of other people on the Internet, usually by exlovers or spouses, to humiliate them. The measure, which passed both houses of the Democraticled state legislature almost...
  • British man gets 27 years in US jail for planning to torture, eat children September 18, 2013

    A British man who admitted planning to kidnap, torture and eat at least one child using a sound-proofed dungeon he built in his home in Massachusetts was sentenced to nearly 27 years in US prison on Tuesday. Geoffrey Portway, 40, a British citizen, was sentenced by Judge Timothy Hillman at US...
  • Over 3,00,000 attempts made to watch porn in UK Parliament: Report September 5, 2013

    Over 300,000 attempts were made to access pornographic websites from the British Parliament in the past year, according to official figures. Following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the 'Huffington Post UK', the House of Commons authorities acknowledged that users of the Parliamentary Network servers have repeatedly attempted to access...
  • Indian national arrested in UAE for circulating child pornography August 16, 2013

    An Indian national has been arrested on suspicion of circulating child pornography in the UAE, a media report said on Thursday. According to The National newspaper, the man was using peer to peer (P2P) software, through which users can communicate with each other, to spread pornography featuring children. On a tipoff,...
  • UK to automatically block online porn, users have to opt in to access July 23, 2013

    London: Internet service providers in Britain will be asked to automatically block access to pornography sites unless customers opt in, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Monday. Cameron announced the move as part of measures to stop extreme sexual images he said were "corroding childhood." In a speech to a children's...
  • Google, Yahoo urged to act on child pornography July 22, 2013

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged the Internet search engine providers Google, Yahoo and Bing on Sunday to block images of child abuse, calling for more action against online pornography. In a television interview, Cameron said search engines must block results for searches using blacklisted keywords to stop Internet users...
  • Difficult to block international porn websites: Centre to SC July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The government told the Supreme Court that it is difficult to block international porn sites in the country and sought more time to consult various ministries to find a solution. Its plea for holding wider consultations came after the apex court pulled up the government for taking such...
  • Businessman arrested for uploading his wife's porn video clip July 1, 2013

    Nagpur: A city businessman has been arrested for allegedly shooting pornographic video clips of his own wife and uploading them on to a social media website, police said on Monday. Incidentally, his wife had filed a domestic violence case against him last year, which had prompted businessman Dharmendra Jain, to shift...