This week in sex and tech includes Facebook, .XXX, SOPA's porn expert, Kindle Fire filters and a Silicon Valley sperm donor.
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.
Amazon's KDP Select now lets indies enroll Kindle books as free on Prime: Some see opportunity, others say monopoly.
Controversy continues for Apple's virtual personal assistant Siri and its behavior around female sexual healthcare crises.
ZDNet Great Debate put Amazon Kindle Fire vs. Apple iPad: Violet Blue picks Fire for the top holiday tablet.
Kindle Fire cases, wearables for engineers, gadgets and nerdy cat toys - this offbeat, affordable gift list for geeks has it all.
Major pornography companies have filed a lawsuit against ICANN over adult TLD .XXX.
For the past few days an exploit has been hijacking Facebook users accounts and posting explicit gore and pornography to users' timelines.
It took Change.org two months, 186K signatures and a furious Twitter campaign to get pro-rape pages removed from Facebook.
China faces US cyberspying accusations after proposing a "Code of Conduct" to the UN and renewing its internal internet censorship.
CNN's Black In America documentary ignites issues of "pattern matching" and shocking sentiments about race in Silicon Valley.