While politicians bickered, one thing China and Japan could always find common ground on was anime. And, uh, pornography. Which is why this recent incident was all the more surprising.
A 13-year-old in the U.K. admitted to raping his 8-year-old sister, telling police he had been watching porn on his Xbox 360 when he "decided to try it out." The gut-wrenching case adds fuel to the controversy there over whether and how access to online pornography should be controlled.
Update 5/28/2014: Monster Monpiece is finally out in North America (Europe gets it next week), and the sentiment in this Japanese preview still holds: It's a great game, but damn that embarrassing girl-stroking mechanic.
Stoya, a winsome, altogether charming young lady who makes pornography for a living, guest edited our sister site Fleshbot this week, including a intriguing set of diaries from a recent jaunt to Japan. She takes in the usual sex tourism sight: the porn shops, maid cafés, and the love hotels.
A 22-year-old California man pled guilty today to child pornography charges for getting a 10-year-old boy to send nude pictures of himself in exchange for Call of Duty "cheat codes," according to U.S. Attorney court records.
When you search for "work related" videos on the internet, the results are normally limited to the title or tag given to any uploaded clip. What if computers could recognize specific human interactions? Would they get embarrassed?