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Manual on Massage Parlor Regulation (LAW)

Posted on August 19, 2013, in Pornography Laws, Research

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Read full article: http://pornharmsresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/PH_NOLC_MassageParlorWebEdition1.pdf In this introduction you will find an analysis of case law on massage parlor regulation. The study starts with the five landmark cases that have been upheld based on U.S. Supreme Court dismissals for want of a substantial federal question, followed by an analysis of the challenges to massage parlor regulation such […]

Parents’ group fights FCC bid to loosen indecency rules (News)

Posted on April 2, 2013, in Indecency, News, Pornography Laws

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Title: Parents' group fights FCC bid to loosen indecency rules
Publication: The Hill
Author: Brendan Sasso
Date: 20130402

The Parents Television Council, a media watchdog group, is pushing back against the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to soften its policy against indecent radio and TV content. Tim Winter, the president of the Parents Television Council, said in a statement late on Monday that the FCC’s announcement is “deeply vexing.” “It unnecessarily weakens a decency […]

Ira Isaacs, Defecation Porn Shock Artist, Sentenced 4 Years In Prison (NEWS)

Posted on February 20, 2013, in News, Pornography Laws, Sexual Violence

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Title: Ira Isaacs, Defecation Porn Shock Artist, Sentenced 4 Years In Prison
Publication: The Huffington Post
Author: Megan Griffo
Date: 20130117

Looks like someone’s career went down the toilet. Ira Isaacs, a self-proclaimed “shock artist” notorious for integrating feces-eating into porn, was sentenced on Wednesday to four years in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and a $10,000 fine, LA Weekly reported. The 61-year-old South Bronx filmmaker was found guilty last April of violating federal obscenity […]

Why Iceland is seriously considering a ban on Internet porn (OPINION)

Posted on February 20, 2013, in Opinion, Pornography Laws, Societal

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Title: Why Iceland is seriously considering a ban on Internet porn
Publication: Deseret News
Author: Jamshid Ghazi Askar
Date: 20130215

Iceland’s interior minister is preparing legislation that would effectively render Internet pornography inaccessible to Icelanders. The Daily Mail broke the story Tuesday: “Iceland could become the first Western democracy to block all Internet porn under radical new proposals. … Two years ago, the Icelandic Parliament (successfully) banned all strip clubs on the grounds that they […]

Pornography, Respect, and Responsibility: A Letter to the Hotel Industry (Opinion)

Posted on January 24, 2013, in Indecency, Opinion, Pornography Laws, Societal

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By: Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is co-founder and a member of the faculty of Zaytuna College. July 9, 2012 See original letter here. We write to ask you to stop offering pornographic movies in your company’s hotels. We make no proposal here to limit your […]

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Leaves FCC Broadcast Indecency Policy Intact and Enforceable (Opinion)

Posted on January 24, 2013, in Opinion, Pornography Laws, Societal

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Author: Thomas North, Decent TV
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BY: Thomas North, President of Decent TV January 2013 Read and Print Article as PDF Here. In June, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided FCC v Fox and ABC TV, and the ruling was in favor of those two television networks. Specifically, the Court found that an FCC policy, under which broadcasts by those networks […]

Finance and Pornography at the SEC: A Media Studies Approach (Research)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Internet, Pornography Laws, Societal

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Abstract This short piece examines investigations into the use of workplace computers to access pornographic material at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States. Rather than focus on the individual or institutional morality of these activities, it examines what thinking about the role played by media in these violations of SEC policy tell us about the […]

Why Most Men Aren’t Man Enough to Handle Web Porn (Opinion)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Brain Science, Men, Pornography Laws

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Alain De Botton December 26, 2012 Find original article here: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2012/12/26/why-we-should-limit-internet-pornography/ All parties, on left and right, believe in freedom. The question is whether there are ways of having too muchfreedom, or of using it in the very wrong way, so that it starts to hurt other things we care about, like prosperity, safety and happiness. The […]

THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM RE: CHILD PORN (Opinion)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Addiction, Children, Pornography Laws

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Charlie Butts January 4, 2013 Find original article here: http://www.onenewsnow.com/culture/2013/01/04/the-root-of-the-problem-re-child-porn While authorities continue a crackdown on child pornography, an expert suggests they are failing to deal with the real problem. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has reported the arrests of more than 200 adults in a five-week, international investigation of child pornography. The investigation identified 123 child victims, most […]

Pornography: The Salted Caramel Ice Cream of Sex (Opinion)

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Addiction, Brain Science, Pornography Laws

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Ethlie Ann Vare October 22, 2012 Find original article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ethlie-ann-vare/porn-addiction_b_2001888.html David Kessler, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration, posits in his book, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, that the modern food industry intentionally layers fat, sugar and salt in its products to trigger our craving for more […]