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UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 7:23 p.m.

Tumblr is banning adult content, and it’s already not going over well

The microblogging platform Tumblr has announced it is banning adult content. In a Tumblr post, Chief Executive Jeff D’Onofrio said the move was meant to promote “a better, more positive …


Starbucks will soon start blocking porn on all of its public Wi-Fi

Bad news for creeps: Starbucks has announced that it will soon block access to porn websites via the company’s Wi-Fi network. So pervs have only until the end of 2018 …


Ted Cruz says aide inadvertently caused his porn Twitter post

Sen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the “like” that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz’s Twitter feed overnight.


New York’s long war on storefront porn reaches new tipping point

A dwindling number of peep shows, strip clubs and adult DVD stores have survived New York City’s two-decade legal war on smut and now, some of the survivors are worried …


Britain to make porn sites check that users are at least 18

The British government says that starting next year pornography websites will have to verify that their users are at least 18.


Man admits to duping women into sex for porn ‘rehearsals’

A Kansas City-area man has pleaded guilty to duping dozens of women into having sex with him on camera by telling them they were rehearsing for roles in pornographic movies.


International child porn chat network broken up, Spain says

An international law enforcement crackdown on a network that allegedly distributed child pornography via the popular online chat application WhatsApp resulted in the arrests of more than three dozen people …


Coast Guard’s Twitter account hacked with sex invitation

A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman says an invitation to meet for sex showed up on the mid-Atlantic region’s Twitter account after it was hacked.


Consumer protection case filed in alleged fake porn scheme

Add a consumer protection complaint to the criminal rape charges facing a Seattle man accused of posing as a porn recruiter and tricking women into having sex with him.


Man accused of possessing child porn fails to show up for court appearance

A 23-year-old Moscow man who is facing 11 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child did not appear in court for his scheduled status conference Thursday morning.


Michael Jackson stockpiled pornography at Neverland Ranch, documents show

Michael Jackson’s activities at Neverland Ranch are back in the news this week amid the disclosure of documents suggesting the King of Pop kept a stash of pornography there.


Pornography a public health crisis, Utah lawmaker claims

A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible …


Rules tightened on adult stores

Some neighbors of Hollywood Erotic Boutique say that the porn shop on North Division Street has changed the way they live. Lynda Parry, for instance, no longer feels comfortable walking …


Inmate hopes for freedom, new relationship with son

A man who has spent more than three years in prison for a murder he maintains he didn’t commit suddenly has hope he might be released and reunited with his …


Child molester gets 12-year term for porn

A child molester was sentenced Friday in Spokane to 12 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Donald D. Holloway, 51, of Valley, Wash., received a longer sentence …


Clark: Spam could keep KPBX’s pledge drive healthy

Spokane Public Radio employees were in a red-faced dither last week when a link to a sexually explicit website somehow turned up on the KPBX Facebook page. I’m sorry. But …


Bill requires Idaho libraries to filter adults’ Internet access

BOISE – Saying pornography has “permeated our society,” the Idaho House voted 63-7 Monday to require the state’s libraries to filter Internet access for adults. Federal law already requires libraries …


Libraries can filter porn, Washington high court says

OLYMPIA – Public libraries do not have to turn off their Internet filters for adult patrons who want to view pornography on library computers, the state Supreme Court said today.


Porn tax proposed to buttress budget

OLYMPIA – Washington has long had sin taxes, but they’ve usually been on things like tobacco, liquor and beer. Now, with Washington facing a big budget shortfall, a state lawmaker …


Two arrested in drug raids

A marijuana-growing operation led police to an apparent bootleg porn business and launched an investigation into possible identity theft after the suspect told police he’d gotten employee files and credit …