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# 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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

Gardaí said they would not be commenting.

# pornography - Monday 12 February, 2018

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party Travel This post contains videos

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?

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)

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

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is mainstream porn degrading to women?

What do you think?

# pornography - Monday 19 October, 2015

# pornography - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

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

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 This post contains a poll

# pornography - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

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

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

# pornography - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

You can't buy adult eBooks in Germany until after 10pm

It’s been ruled that an old law for adult films applies to eBooks.

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