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# pornography - Friday 28 May, 2021

Opinion: Sexually violent pornography is being promoted to first-time users of top sites
# Online Pornography
# Online Pornography

Opinion: Sexually violent pornography is being promoted to first-time users of top sites

Updated May 28th 2021, 10:19 AM 35,897 Views 2 Comments

A comprehensive study by Dr Fiona Vera-Gray and Professor Clare McGlynn of Durham University uncovered worrying levels of access to violent pornography.

# pornography - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Dr Mary Aiken: As Ireland is a hub for tech companies, we should be leading the way on online safety
# Online Safety Commissioner
# Online Safety Commissioner

Dr Mary Aiken: As Ireland is a hub for tech companies, we should be leading the way on online safety

Jan 16th 2020, 6:50 AM 9,134 Views 28 Comments

Ireland is falling way behind our neighbours in the UK when it comes to child internet safety

# pornography - Monday 18 November, 2019

'An ideal vehicle for harassment': New revenge porn law will cover deepfake technology
# Pornography
# Pornography

'An ideal vehicle for harassment': New revenge porn law will cover deepfake technology

Nov 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,200 Views 15 Comments

A number of US states have this year moved to ban the use of this technology to create pornographic videos of individuals.

# pornography - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online
# Porn Ban
# Porn Ban

UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online

Oct 16th 2019, 5:17 PM 11,933 Views 14 Comments

The new laws were due to come into effect from 15 July.

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems
# Internet Porn
# Internet Porn

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems

Oct 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,000 Views 17 Comments

Up to 17% of porn users experience personal distress as a result of watching the material.

# pornography - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Tánaiste says stricter online safety rules are needed: 'The days of self-regulation are over'
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Tánaiste says stricter online safety rules are needed: 'The days of self-regulation are over'

Jun 20th 2019, 1:14 PM 8,595 Views 0 Comments

Calls for an online safety Oireachtas committee were heard in the Dáil today.

# pornography - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Taoiseach says government will review UK's new 'porn block' law to see if it could work in Ireland
# Age Verification
# Age Verification

Taoiseach says government will review UK's new 'porn block' law to see if it could work in Ireland

Jun 19th 2019, 1:14 PM 19,742 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar confirmed that legislation to set up the office of a Digital Safety Commissioner is on the way.

# pornography - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence

Jun 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 84,880 Views 59 Comments

The father-of-one was also ordered to continue to engage in a sex offenders’ treatment programme

# pornography - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Minister says 'porn block' law needs to be considered, but says privacy issues also a concern
# Age Verification
# Age Verification

Minister says 'porn block' law needs to be considered, but says privacy issues also a concern

Updated May 22nd 2019, 4:19 PM 18,511 Views 57 Comments

Credit card details could be used to verify a person is over 18 under the new UK rules.

# pornography - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

Apr 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 24,981 Views 56 Comments

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?

Apr 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 21,935 Views 21 Comments

Age verification will be required to access online pornography in the United Kingdom from July.

# pornography - Monday 15 April, 2019

Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection
# Michigan
# Michigan

Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection

Apr 15th 2019, 8:15 AM 71,448 Views 72 Comments

The 40-year-old man’s father told him he had done him a favour by getting rid of his 12 boxes of films and magazines.

# pornography - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do

Dec 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,552 Views 44 Comments

Now is the time for a mature and sensible discussion about sex and porn. We really need mandatory modern sex education introduced in schools too, writes Caroline West.

# pornography - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

Aug 7th 2018, 3:45 PM 28,357 Views 64 Comments

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

# pornography - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website
# Evan Meehan
# Evan Meehan

Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website

May 2nd 2018, 7:45 PM 32,368 Views 0 Comments

A senior garda told a court today that the uploading of the images was “an enormously stupid thing to do”.

# pornography - Monday 23 April, 2018

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?
# Online
# Online

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

Apr 23rd 2018, 8:53 AM 25,856 Views 102 Comments

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

# pornography - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway
# Pornography
# Pornography

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway

Feb 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 212,281 Views 127 Comments

Gardaí said they would not be commenting.

# pornography - Monday 12 February, 2018

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party
# Travel
# Travel

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party

Feb 12th 2018, 8:33 AM 42,702 Views 0 Comments

All of the accused denied the charges, saying they were not naked or producing pornography.

# pornography - Friday 26 January, 2018

Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years

Jan 26th 2018, 2:02 PM 26,351 Views 77 Comments

The final two years were suspended by the judge.

# pornography - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer
# Office Raid
# Office Raid

Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer

Nov 5th 2017, 5:48 PM 15,371 Views 53 Comments

Damian Green says the claim amounts to “unscrupulous character assassination”.

# pornography - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge
# Pornhub
# Pornhub

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge

May 25th 2017, 2:35 PM 36,928 Views 35 Comments

He was deemed suitable for community service work, and so avoided jail.

# pornography - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences
# Australia
# Australia

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

Mar 9th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,622 Views 9 Comments

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

# pornography - Monday 27 February, 2017

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?

Feb 27th 2017, 10:02 AM 20,317 Views 50 Comments

Should they be part of the curriculum?

# pornography - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Babestation TV models are coming to Mayo (but the minister won't be meeting them)
# Mayo 4 Cam
# Mayo 4 Cam

Babestation TV models are coming to Mayo (but the minister won't be meeting them)

Jan 25th 2017, 11:04 AM 35,184 Views 48 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said he will “absolutely not” attend a meeting.

# pornography - Monday 12 December, 2016

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building
# Interior Ministry
# Interior Ministry

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building

Dec 12th 2016, 9:44 PM 29,217 Views 29 Comments

She was caught after her colleagues recognised her on a website devoted to people who top up their salaries by performing in pornography in their spare time.

# pornography - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,552 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# pornography - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 616 Views 79 Comments

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

# pornography - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

Oct 27th 2016, 9:47 AM 26,185 Views 98 Comments

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'
# True Blue
# True Blue

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'

Oct 27th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,284 Views 135 Comments

The Taoiseach thinks that some ‘young minds are being tainted and corrupted’.

# pornography - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones
# Sexualisation Of Children
# Sexualisation Of Children

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones

Jul 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,165 Views 121 Comments

Exposure to sexual imagery and language at a young age can lead to mental health problems.

# pornography - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'
# Think Of The Children
# Think Of The Children

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'

Apr 20th 2016, 7:44 AM 17,397 Views 71 Comments

Utah’s governor called pornography a plague damaging young minds as he signed the declaration.

# pornography - Friday 19 February, 2016

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming

Feb 19th 2016, 11:56 AM 62,259 Views 62 Comments

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

# pornography - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Images of young Cork women being used on 'depraved' porn site
# Violation
# Violation

Images of young Cork women being used on 'depraved' porn site

Jan 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 80,748 Views 51 Comments

One woman said images of her between the ages of 14 and 19 had been taken from her social media profiles.

# pornography - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Pornography being shown in pubs had the government in a fluster 30 years ago
# Nudey Films
# Nudey Films

Pornography being shown in pubs had the government in a fluster 30 years ago

Dec 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 25,509 Views 25 Comments

The government of the time was not one bit happy at the thought of sex shops coming to these shores either.

# pornography - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

More than 300 reportedly arrested in bust on huge child pornography ring
# Australia
# Australia

More than 300 reportedly arrested in bust on huge child pornography ring

Nov 25th 2015, 3:05 PM 15,289 Views 45 Comments

At least 106 victims have also been traced, most of whom are under 12.

# pornography - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Poll: Is mainstream porn degrading to women?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Is mainstream porn degrading to women?

Nov 24th 2015, 9:32 AM 29,785 Views 151 Comments

What do you think?

# pornography - Monday 19 October, 2015

Your porn browsing history could be made available for everyone to search
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Your porn browsing history could be made available for everyone to search

Oct 19th 2015, 8:16 PM 77,686 Views 75 Comments

Yes, this is real.

# pornography - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

The world's most famous nudie magazine is to stop publishing nudes
# Bunny Spoiler
# Bunny Spoiler

The world's most famous nudie magazine is to stop publishing nudes

Oct 13th 2015, 8:07 AM 20,908 Views 28 Comments

After 62 years, the magazine’s editor says nudity has become ‘passé’ in the internet age.

# pornography - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Poll: Is it time for Ireland to introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time for Ireland to introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?

Sep 16th 2015, 9:27 AM 16,308 Views 56 Comments

Does more need to be done?

# pornography - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

India banned internet porn on Saturday, then unbanned it 48 hours later
# CTRL ALT DEL
# CTRL ALT DEL

India banned internet porn on Saturday, then unbanned it 48 hours later

Aug 5th 2015, 9:27 PM 23,573 Views 31 Comments

“There’s no thinking behind the decision,” said one expert.

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