Hunter Moore investigated by FBI, UK porn filter conspiracy theories, Coca Cola vs. porn cybersquatters and Big Porn is sued for patent infringement.
Violet Blue unapologetically covers the intersection of tech trends and media stories about corruption, hypocrisy and redemption from tech's fault line, San Francisco.
Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is a freelance investigative reporter on hacking and cybercrime at Zero Day/ZDNet, CNET and CBS News, as well as a noted sex columnist. She has made regular appearances on CNN and The Oprah Winfrey Show and is regularly interviewed, quoted, and featured in a variety of publications that includes ABC News and the Wall Street Journal. She has authored and edited award-winning, best selling books in eight translations and has been a sex columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has given keynote talks at such conferences as ETech, LeWeb, and the Forbes Brand Leadership Conference, and has given two Tech Talks at Google. In 2010, the London Times named Blue one of “40 bloggers who really count.” Ms. Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. Violet Blue bio courtesy of TTI Vanguard.
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Passengers can report unfair TSA screenings or suspected profiling with Apple and Android app FlyRights.
Groupon challenged over adult offers, Daily Mail creates a moral porn panic to force UK internet filters, and the birth of the datasexual.
CISPA authors and supporters have tried everything they can to avoid another SOPA protest - except tell the truth about their bill.
Revenge porn site becomes anti-bullying site, a dating spreadsheet goes viral, UK's largest abortion provider hacked, Kink sues a tube site and more.
An anti-bullying website has taken over and removed Hunter Moore's infamous revenge porn site IsAnyoneUp.com.
GOP chair says Google helped with unprecedented snooping bill CISPA, widely opposed by organizations and individuals alike.
EA is under fire for same-sex content in it games, ICANN is set to make more adult TLDs and a scary sextortion crime.