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Violet Blue unapologetically covers the intersection of tech trends and media stories about corruption, hypocrisy and redemption from tech's fault line, San Francisco.
Violet Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. She contributes to ZDNet, CNET, CBS News, and SF Appeal.
Porn's iPad future, Capcom's live game Cross Assault displays ugly sexism and Spreading Santorum's SEO endures despite Google's changes.
PayPal has forced its merchants that publish and distribute e-books to censor erotic literature.
Kickstarter's porn clone, YouPorn isn't hacked, Richard Branson gets dot-XXX, China's sex tastes go upscale.
Reddit bans child porn, Pinterest gets porn clones, Sears goes NSFW, YouPorn goes Redis, a year in adult apps and more.
Iran's terrifying campaign against the internet and netizens is about to go full-throttle with the country's own intranet.
Beware of date site privacy problems, Facebook sex predator, Pakistan censorship, no science in online matchmaking.
Apple fanboys have a reputation for hostile attacks based on suggestion, and it's harming Apple's image.
Match.com's data on US singles, Megaupload reviled by Perfect 10, China's sex toy spam industry and more.