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Bill also calls for controlling the media to prevent sexualization

If you live in the EU, getting your pornographic fix may soon get harder -- a lot harder.

I. EU Parliament to Vote on Whether Porn is Sexist

The EU is set to vote this week on a proposal dubbed "Eliminating gender stereotypes in the EU".  The proposal is merely an initiative report, designed to convey the EU's intentions.  However, it could likely form the basis of future legislation, if ratified.

The report, which frames itself as an equal rights measure of sorts, quickly veers into censorship mode noting that there is an "increasingly noticeable tendency...to show provocatively dressed women, in sexual poses."  The bill goes on to suggest if the naughty pornography isn't whipped into submission now, it may be too late, commenting, "[Pornography is] slipping into our everyday lives as an evermore universally accepted, often idealized, cultural element."

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The report calls for a number of actions.  Among them:

17. Calls on the EU and its Member States to take concrete action on its resolution of 16 September 1997 on discrimination against women in advertising, which called for a ban on all forms of pornography in the media and on the advertising of sex tourism.

The term "media" is rather ambiguous, but many experts believe it could be applied to a blanket ban on pornographic magazines, pornographic premium television programming, and the most popular form of pornography -- online pornography.

Porn hurts
The EU has become the latest governing body to consider banning pornography.
[Image Source: Kelly Manning Photography]

 
The report also indicates that it plans to explicitly handcuff service providers and prevent them from posting such content, writing:

14. Points out that a policy to eliminate stereotypes in the media will of necessity involve action in the digital field; considers that this requires the launching of initiatives coordinated at EU level with a view to developing a genuine culture of equality on the internet; calls on the Commission to draw up in partnership with the parties concerned a charter to which all internet operators will be invited to adhere;

II. Opponents Point to Bill Gagging Media, Hurting Freedoms

In a blog, Christian Engström, member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Pirate Party, posted an angrily worded blog voicing his frustration at the measure that he says could "prevent any form of pornography in the media."

The bill is a more pervasive revamp of a 1997 resolution, which failed to stop pornography from further penetrating the European market.

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The Pirate Party is fighting to protect citizens' "right to porn". [Image Source: Uncoach]

One more scary provision of the bill -- it suggests that members states seize control of their local media, writing:

19. Calls on the Member States to establish independent regulation bodies with the aim of controlling the media and advertising industry and a mandate to impose effective sanctions on companies and individuals promoting the sexualisation of girls;

Many in Europe feel that there are holes in many member states' codes of law regarding sexual harassment in the workplace or voyeuristic photojournalism. But the tough question is whether those shortcomings are worth binding Europeans' wrists with a harsh measure that could prevent virtually all forms of adult entertainment.

In the U.S. serious efforts to ban porn have largely proven impotent.  While such measures have stalled it should be noted that the Republican Party's platform does call for a ban on adult entertainment.  A similar effort in the UK was also unable to finish.

Sources: Europa, Christian Engström/Pirate Party



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LOL
By omgwtf8888 on 3/7/2013 4:57:06 PM , Rating: 4
According to the article

"if pornography isn't whipped into submission now, it may be too late"

"stop pornography from further penetrating the European market."

"Many in Europe feel that there are holes in many member states' "

"But the tough question is whether those shortcomings are worth binding Europeans' wrists"

Nice play on words




RE: LOL
By Philippine Mango on 3/7/2013 5:32:32 PM , Rating: 2
the whole article is filled with them, nearly every sentence... here are a few you missed:

quote:

If you live in the EU, getting your pornographic fix may soon get harder -- a lot harder.

In the U.S. serious efforts to ban porn have largely proven impotent.

While such measures have stalled it should be noted that the Republican Party's platform does call for a ban on adult entertainment. A similar effort in the UK was also unable to finish.


RE: LOL
By Souka on 3/7/2013 6:49:21 PM , Rating: 4
so long as those Czech videos still get made... I don't care...


RE: LOL
By Reclaimer77 on 3/7/2013 7:26:23 PM , Rating: 2
That's it, I'm going in to smuggle Tiffany Preston out myself! So she can continue her important work. Who's with me!!???


RE: LOL
By inperfectdarkness on 3/9/2013 1:35:16 AM , Rating: 2
Too bad she's Canadian & has nothing to do with the EU.


RE: LOL
By superstition on 3/13/2013 3:26:30 PM , Rating: 2
A BelAmi fan, eh?


RE: LOL
By BelloBull on 3/11/13, Rating: 0
RE: LOL
By superstition on 3/13/2013 3:29:52 PM , Rating: 2
The Bible Belt's Love Affair With (Gay and Straight) Porn
quote:

GOP presidential hopefuls keep vilifying porn. Odd that the very people they're trying to pander to consume massive amounts of it.

In 2009, Benjamin G. Edelman of the Harvard Business School published the results of a state-by-state study on the number of people who were subscribing to adult membership Web sites; Edelman found that eight of the 10 states that had the highest per capita consumption of online porn were states that Republican John McCain won in 2008’s presidential election. Utah topped the list, and other red states in Edelman’s top 10 included Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alaska, North Dakota and West Virginia .

More recently, in December 2011, Rutgers University researcher/blogger Omar Haq published the results of his study on Google searches for gay porn. Haq found that between 2004-2011, the top 10 states that had the most Google searches for gay porn included five states that McCain won in 2008 (Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Louisiana, West Virginia ) and five states that Obama won (New York, Ohio, New Mexico, Nevada and Florida).

Colin Rowntree, founder/president of the BDSM -oriented adult membership Web site Wasteland.com, said that r ed states have some of his most loyal and enthusiastic customers . “ Retention of porn membership in Wasteland is significantly longer for red states and the amount of content viewed, and the length of sessions in the member area is also significantly longer for red state members .”

Texas , Rowntree added, has “ double retention from any other state . ”Other states at the top of Wasteland’s list when it comes to loyal subscribers, he said, include Georgia, Ohio and Illinois. The state with the lowest membership retention for Wasteland, according to Rowntree, is Democrat-leaning Vermont.


I suppose feminists are to blame...


RE: LOL
By Diablobo on 3/12/2013 6:34:59 PM , Rating: 2
This whole article sounds like it was written by an S&M fetish freak.

"Opponents Point to Bill Gagging Media, Hurting Freedoms."

Apparently the author likes getting spanked.

;)


Sexist
By wookie1 on 3/7/2013 10:04:01 PM , Rating: 5
Isn't it sexist to restrict a male's viewing preference then (porn) without restricting a woman's (romance novels or something?)?

Their anti-sexist moves are sexist. The least sexist course of action would just be to leave people to read or view what they want. Then again, they are subjects there and not citizens, and need to be reminded of that on occasion.




RE: Sexist
By half_duplex on 3/7/2013 11:21:15 PM , Rating: 2
Luckily, the subjects have the Union to deal with the problem that is themselves.


RE: Sexist
By inperfectdarkness on 3/9/2013 1:33:29 AM , Rating: 2
Wait, you mean Shades of Grey is a pornographic text? I'm SHOCKED!


RE: Sexist
By JKflipflop98 on 3/9/2013 7:39:40 PM , Rating: 2
Psst. . . girls watch porn, too. Keep that on the D/L.


So...
By Hakuryu on 3/7/2013 5:15:16 PM , Rating: 5
It's okay for the Germans to have their red light district, and France will be able to continue to put out movies of half dressed lesbian girls from 16-18, but straight porn sites are the devil?

And you know, once IE lets a porn sight slip and get through, another large fine for MS. Not that anyone even half tech-savvy could figure out a way around these things.




RE: So...
By Tony Swash on 3/8/2013 7:26:23 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
The proposal is merely an initiative report, designed to convey the EU's intentions. However, it could likely form the basis of future legislation, if ratified.


I wouldn't worry about this, I know the EU bureaucracy very well, I spent a lot of time in Brussels over a period of 20 years dealing with bits of it and this sort of thing is just the sop to a particular lobby. Writing reports is just a way to seem to be doing something whilst not actually doing anything. It's just how sprawling, labyrinthine political bureaucracies work. This will quietly be forgotten about.


RE: So...
By JKflipflop98 on 3/9/2013 7:38:19 PM , Rating: 2
I think your half-cocked little joke just stumbled over the truth. This is lead-up to another $1B+ fine for some American business.


RE: So...
By BelloBull on 3/11/2013 5:34:43 PM , Rating: 1
A man can be depicted where his penis is cut off or his balls kicked in. When it happens it's a joke, it's funny his private parts where hurt.

If a female has her boob cut off and thrown in a blender it's a national disaster. It's misogynist, she's a victim, call the national guard.

It is very apparent one gender is giving blunt favoritism and exclusive no-doubting than compared to the other. If you look at the justice system, especially considering rape this is true.


Now how many women looked at the legal system to get revenge or ruin men's lives by lying? Are females capable of being liars and jeopardizing and ruining entire lives of people? Certainly they are! Are they capable of being just as much if not more control-freak guys are? YES.

And that is what these Liberal Feminist are. Nothing but home-made LIARS who sit around all day in their pow-wows scheming and thinking how to fuck up the world next. So they can sit as queens at the top and control what consumers may and may not watch or buy. Yet the same women and sympathizers of the liberal feminist pushing for these bans sit on their behinds and do nothing when natural disasters strike. Then they want all the MEN to get out there and dig around in dangerous collapsed buildings for survivors, to be out in storms searching for people, or for men to be out armed to protect the citizens.

If a man wants to masturbate to his fantasies or porn there is no reason he should not be allowed to do so out of his own will. If a female is entitled to do so and promptly lessed talked about of course, why shouldn't he be allowed to do so too?

Let us not act and pretend females don't have hormones or aren't attracted to porn. A LOT of females masturbate and get off to fantasies like guys do. Second-Life for instance is a good example of many females who just love enjoying and sharing their fantasies with others.

You liberal feminist are not about equality. You are stripping the very roles of protection and chivalry of men and leaving our society VULNERABLE. A Vulnerability that will be clearly seen and shown to those of the outside-world. You are trying to turn our men into sissified whimps who will do nothing if a female comes in distress and will think "Defend yourself" when she needs help. Then other nations will have their men ready, in defense, ready to invade and take over the nations.

These silly liberal feminist women hate men and their hate is causing them to go astray. They are taking what also makes a man and burning it into an ash-pile. They are taking the confidence of men and putting it down. Soon men won't be able to look at the nude body of a female at all, or be charged with a hate-crime against women.

Men aren't being allowed to be men anymore and attracted to females. Soon men will find women unattractive completely thanks to all these liberal feminist turkey-necks and will only find attraction within themselves. Then birth-rates go down, men are no longer turned on by females. Then people stop reproducing,no babies are born, and in a few centuries or too you'll have a population so low that it'll become a jeopardy.

No interest in sex, no interest in marriage, no interest in the opposite sex. Not only are these bans completely ridiculous but it is also taking away from yes, the YOUNG Male's curiosity of sex and his interests as well as his genetic hard-wiring of wanting to mate.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2261377/Po...

So what happens when stupid bans like EU's Parliament surface up? All Books All Text All Video-games, All Movies, All Shows and all "Toys" get banned and sex precipitated in media turns into gender-exclusive "hate crimes". The Liberal Feminist might as well ban people having the liberty to have sex too. Like China or the Middle-East.


If porn is sexist...
By shikigamild on 3/7/2013 8:47:47 PM , Rating: 1
...they should ban Sex all together.




RE: If porn is sexist...
By lagomorpha on 3/7/2013 11:25:22 PM , Rating: 2
Don't give them ideas.


RE: If porn is sexist...
By TSS on 3/7/2013 11:49:58 PM , Rating: 1
They might just go for it. Lord knows not a single person in the europian parliament ever gets laid.

They wouldn't think this crap up otherwise.


RE: If porn is sexist...
By Amiga500 on 3/8/2013 4:24:06 AM , Rating: 2
Don't have me go all John Spartan on you!


RE: If porn is sexist...
By MrBlastman on 3/8/2013 12:13:16 PM , Rating: 2
Say what? Sex is sexist to the extreme.

Take women, for instance. They can multiple orgasm with little effort, all night long. They have no delay, no cooling off period, no waiting penalty. They can just keep going and going.

Men, on the other hand, we are discriminated against biologically. We have to wait 15 - 60 minutes between rounds until we can reflate and do her again.

Sex is a travesty. It is so one-sided.


I smell a...
By half_duplex on 3/7/2013 9:09:27 PM , Rating: 4
The real question is... how much will the EU's uber-fine cost Microsoft or Google this time around??




EU, just fine Microsoft
By unplug on 3/8/2013 1:58:54 AM , Rating: 4
Fine Microsoft $XXX.

For providing an operating system and internet browser for porn accessability.




Hahahahaha....
By Amiga500 on 3/8/2013 4:29:01 AM , Rating: 1
A few other points:

- This could keep millions of IT professionals employed essentially for life in a completely futile gesture. Unfortunately, it'd be my tax money that would be wasted paying for the futile gesture!!

- The high school geek will become a revered species if they know ways around the pornWall. Truly, geeks would have inherited the earth and long gone would be the days of geek victimisation!

- What happened free choice?




RE: Hahahahaha....
By ShieTar on 3/8/2013 4:40:44 AM , Rating: 2
Free choice will allow the members of parliament to say "no" to this rubbish proposal, and then we all forget about it.


Wont happen
By Aloonatic on 3/8/2013 5:29:05 AM , Rating: 3
Germans love their porn.

Germans run the EU

Just an excuse for bureaucrats to spend Microsoft's monies on porn subscriptions and DVDs/BluRays to see how "bad" porn is and whether it should get banned.

If only I had a family member in the EU bureaucracy, I might be able to get a job there.




ROFL...
By Ramstark on 3/7/2013 4:48:53 PM , Rating: 2
This porn industry articles in DT by Jason are becoming a Classic...I counted more than 15 hits...xD

About the subject at hand...what kind of politicians are those in the EU that try to ban por and punish Microsoft for trying to get its products there...wait a minute...they are castrated Macolytes!!!!!




Hehe
By sh3rules on 3/7/2013 9:27:50 PM , Rating: 2
The way the article is written and its content made me laugh. Trying to outlaw porn? It'll be only a matter of time until politicians are caught red-handed!




Will Aletta Ocean be out of work?
By carage on 3/8/2013 12:38:22 AM , Rating: 2
I certainly hope not...




about 1% correct
By blue_urban_sky on 3/8/2013 7:53:18 AM , Rating: 2
I skim read the link and only 1 paragraph had anything to do with porn and even then it was not about banning it just keeping it out of mainstream media.

quote:
whereas young women and men are most affected by pornography’s new cultural status; whereas the ‘mainstreaming of pornography’, i.e. the current cultural process whereby pornography is slipping into our everyday lives as an evermore universally accepted, often idealised, cultural element, manifests itself particularly clearly within youth culture: from teenage television and lifestyle magazines to music videos and commercials targeted at the young;


I think we can safely put away our bring back the porn plackards.

Classic article tho.




BringBackThePorn.com
By rountad on 3/10/2013 12:47:08 PM , Rating: 2
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By EmilyGrands22 on 3/9/2013 8:18:07 PM , Rating: 1
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HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By FITCamaro on 3/7/13, Rating: -1
RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By Reclaimer77 on 3/7/13, Rating: -1
RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By heffeque on 3/7/2013 7:05:33 PM , Rating: 3
The problem is that the UE is trying to copy the bad things about the US instead of the good ones. In Spain you can go to the beach and see girls on topless on non-nude beaches and nobody will think anything about it, yet some dumb-ass politicians want to ban that. WTH? Those politicians should burn in hell for trying to submit the population with their narrow minded religious bull-crap.

And I'm still at awe thinking of ways porn is bad. How many kids have died because of porn?

Retarded politicians... I'm angry.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By Aloonatic on 3/8/2013 5:32:53 AM , Rating: 2
People in power always want to keep the good stuff for themselves.

#historyRepeating


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By maugrimtr on 3/8/2013 8:23:32 AM , Rating: 2
This is just another EU report that will never make it into law. It actually reads like a horrible translation of something into English - I assume the original document is in german or french.

Also, these rules (e.g. controlling media) are obviously contrary to existing constitutional provisions of member states, i.e. that's not actually what the author meant.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By safcman84 on 3/8/2013 7:54:47 AM , Rating: 3
What is worse is that we will still be able to go to beaches were gpoing topless is the "norm" but won't be able to see topless women online cos it would be considered porn.

It will be a complete contradiction of European culture vs EU politics/law


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By ShieTar on 3/8/2013 3:37:29 PM , Rating: 2
I understand that you are going for satire here, but to be completely accurate, nudity is not porn. You can show a nude girl showering as a soap commercial spot on public television at 4 in the afternoon, its not porn. You need to wait until 11 in the night before you start showing erect/spread primary sexual organs on TV, because that is porn.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By ShieTar on 3/8/2013 4:38:58 AM , Rating: 3
Oh, come on. This is not about the EU, this is about some retarded 3rd-grade politicians who are trying to harvest some attention with such rubbish. The german press is not even reporting on this proposal, and I am rather sure that less then 5% of the parliament will support this thing.

And even if it would pass parliament by some miracle, the courts would just declare it void a week later because its not remotely in line with our consitution.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By michael67 on 3/11/2013 10:40:38 AM , Rating: 1
Like a law like that would have a big chance in the EU, and how ever you look at it, it would actually be pretty good if we could protect children from watching porn.

I was like around 14~15 when i got my first porn magazine, my kids got confronted whit porn when they ware around 10 years old, and i had to be mouth more creative to explain things about sex then my parents, and about whats (mentally) healthy and whats not, and that porn has noting to do with love.

I had to explain to my around 10 year old son and daughters, that having sex like porn stars do is not something that they have to do, and things like from the back and oral sex is not something that they needed to do on there first time or even for years.

Having your kids confronted all the time with porn, makes it also hard to find the right age to explain things, because even do they are confronted with it, they are to young to understand, also i had to put a lot of the burden the oldest, as kids understand kids better, and i could not use my own experiences as a guide line.

I am now a grandfather and had a talk with my oldest, and she told me i had done pretty well, explaining about the flowers and the bee's, compared to a lot of other parents, as we talked she understood pretty well why so many parents had problems explaining the differences between love, sex and porn.

Porn is also the main reason kids now a days have about 2.5 years earlier sex the first time, then when pre internet kids had there first time.

And imho that is not a good thing, imo having sex for the first time is about doing it with some one you love, not about something that is expected because of all the porn on the net.

Feeling the need to protect our children from to early being confronted by porn, is something i share, tho i think a ban on online porn is not a real solution, as it properly will not work a 100%.

And about being prude about sex and nudity we cant even hold a candle to the US, as almost all beaches in the EU are topless, and the PG ratings for movies with sex and nudity are lower then in the US.

So yeah in the EU there are also people that wane protect there kids, are they doing it the right way, properly not, but i understand there need for it, and i also think that in the US this bill would get more votes then in the EU.

Having a bill put up for vote dose not mean it will pass, it can also mean that politicians can say, look i tried, but no cigar.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By BelloBull on 3/11/2013 5:48:27 PM , Rating: 2
Parents also need to be more involved and monitoring of their children's activities. Just as they should be involved and monitoring of their children's activities offline. This also includes explaining natural things such as the birds and the bees. Instead of leaving them ignorant or lying to them with the old phrases "babies are born from cabbages and storks" as to avoid the conversation.

There are special block filters and programs called "Parent Controls" made available for this and other unwanted media. There are educational and safe videos and programs for children for parents to talk about what sex is.

Consumers are entitled to their entertainment and the internet itself is not a giant baby-sitting grounds for children. Monitoring what a child consumes or interacts with is a parent's main responsibility, not an internet one. The net first and foremost was made for adult usage in it's creation, not as a child's only play-pen.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By michael67 on 3/12/2013 7:03:51 PM , Rating: 2
No ware did i say i was for this bill, only saying that all that porn on the internet has not made my job easier as a parent, and that i understand the need from some that they wane fix a problem, that cant be fixed.

Also special block filters and programs are no magic wand, as they ware, and are far from full proof.

And good parenting is the only solution, to bad that i see so many fail at it!

And I think i have fulfilled my Parental duties pretty well, according to my kids, and what i observer from there behavior.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By piroroadkill on 3/8/2013 4:41:55 AM , Rating: 2
It'll never pass, but a lot of money will be wasted debating it.
This is a total waste of time and money.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By martin5000 on 3/8/2013 5:35:34 AM , Rating: 2
Exactly, this hasn't even been mentioned by the anti-EU press because it's a load of trivial crap and will never happen.

These crack-pot ideas come and go all the time, in the EU and the US, so I don't really see what the fuss is.


RE: HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAA!!!!
By kyleb2112 on 3/8/2013 6:44:19 AM , Rating: 2
And who just dealt a HUGE blow to the LA porn industry? Those prudish Republi...what? It was a bunch of liberals demanding condoms on everyone?
Today's left has an authoritarian streak a mile wide. Makes me almost miss hippies. At least they had the balls to form communes and test their utopian crap on themselves.


Utah, leads the red states in AE consumption
By superstition on 3/7/13, Rating: -1
RE: Utah, leads the red states in AE consumption
By Zaranthos on 3/7/2013 8:52:03 PM , Rating: 1
I'd dispute some of that since a lot of the bible belt is changing, in no small part to immigration.

Using Utah as an example of a conservative stronghold is also amusing. It's true it tends to vote Republican more than Democrat but it also voted more heavily for Ross Perot than many other red states. It's more of a fiscally conservative and socially liberal state. Consider that it probably leads the nation in acceptance to polygamy. Most conservative Christians would take exception to that ideology.


By mcnabney on 3/8/2013 9:40:04 AM , Rating: 2
Are you insane?

Utah is the home of busybody laws and regulations. Even now it is still a pain to drink in Utah.


By tng on 3/8/2013 9:42:05 AM , Rating: 2
Don't break his stereotype with logic! To many people who have not been there believe in this type of thinking.


By superstition on 3/8/2013 6:27:29 PM , Rating: 2
Utah isn't the only one:

The Bible Belt's Love Affair With (Gay and Straight) Porn

quote:
GOP presidential hopefuls keep vilifying porn. Odd that the very people they're trying to pander to consume massive amounts of it.

In 2009, Benjamin G. Edelman of the Harvard Business School published the results of a state-by-state study on the number of people who were subscribing to adult membership Web sites; Edelman found that eight of the 10 states that had the highest per capita consumption of online porn were states that Republican John McCain won in 2008’s presidential election. Utah topped the list, and other red states in Edelman’s top 10 included Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alaska, North Dakota and West Virginia .

More recently, in December 2011, Rutgers University researcher/blogger Omar Haq published the results of his study on Google searches for gay porn. Haq found that between 2004-2011, the top 10 states that had the most Google searches for gay porn included five states that McCain won in 2008 (Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Louisiana, West Virginia ) and five states that Obama won (New York, Ohio, New Mexico, Nevada and Florida).

Colin Rowntree, founder/president of the BDSM-oriented adult membership Web site Wasteland.com, said that red states have some of his most loyal and enthusiastic customers. “ Retention of porn membership in Wasteland is significantly longer for red states and the amount of content viewed, and the length of sessions in the member area is also significantly longer for red state members .”

Texas , Rowntree added, has “double retention from any other state. ” Other states at the top of Wasteland’s list when it comes to loyal subscribers, he said, include Georgia, Ohio and Illinois. The state with the lowest membership retention for Wasteland, according to Rowntree, is Democrat-leaning Vermont .


By inperfectdarkness on 3/7/2013 9:09:31 PM , Rating: 2
So? California produces the most porn, and it's the most liberal state in the union.

Clearly Americans love porn regardless.


By highlander2107 on 3/8/2013 12:46:37 AM , Rating: 1
California makes it because it's where movie studios are. These movie studios create an industry of movie making, which means if you're gonna make movies, Los Angeles is the place to do it, porn included.

To say "Americans love porn" is like saying, "Americans love sex", when last time I checked, everyone does.

You're clearly from a red state that doesnt want to own up to the fact your states are sexually repressed.


By inperfectdarkness on 3/8/2013 3:54:16 AM , Rating: 2
I actually live in europe currently, and all of America is sexually repressed, imho. Europe isn't much better. Brazil is where it's at.


By marvdmartian on 3/8/2013 8:04:34 AM , Rating: 2
Perhaps not for much longer. Didn't California recently pass a law requiring condom use in ALL adult entertainment where penetration was involved??

On an entirely different matter, sorta sucks to be in the EU, and not have that first amendment right to free speech, doesn't it??


By Jeffk464 on 3/9/2013 1:52:05 AM , Rating: 2
Nope, not california I think it was LA county or the city of LA. As crazy as the california legislature is the LA city council is worse.


By Jeffk464 on 3/9/2013 1:50:20 AM , Rating: 2
quote:
California makes it because it's where movie studios are. These movie studios create an industry of movie making, which means if you're gonna make movies, Los Angeles is the place to do it, porn included.


Actually thanks to liberal spending and policies the studios have been moving production(non-porn) out of the state.


By Nfarce on 3/10/2013 4:07:53 PM , Rating: 1
What is up with you bed wetting democrat liberals and your infatuation with conservatives and red states?


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