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This is a classic case of correlation does not imply causation. One study found that high speed internet access reduced rape. But they couldn't find evidence that porn on the internet was the cause, just high speed internet access. So this is just a correlation between 2 data points. A more recent study suggests that access to high speed internet increases ...


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One study in Sexual Medicine, found that that porn use did not predict sexual dysfunction, but instead, predicted higher levels of sexual responsiveness. Another study analyzed European men from Croatia, to find that there was no reliable connection between porn use and sexual dysfunction. The study reports that there was no statistical relationship between ...


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Good numbers are hard to find, but the answer is still certainly NO. One of the key problems in evaluating anything to do with the Porn industry is that almost nobody has any incentive to report honest numbers. All the really big numbers come either from dodgy sources trying to "big up" the industry or from campaign groups opposing porn who want to ...


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I would rate this as fairly plausible. A related story from the Bush era: During Bush's tenure, the White House's IT department blocked sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and most of MySpace. The ability to comment on blogs was blocked, as was certain content that was deemed offensive. According to David Almacy, who served as Bush's director for ...


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There is a working paper, Pornography, Rape, and the Internet, by Todd Kendal that argues the answer is no. The abstract: The arrival of the internet caused a large decline in both the pecuniary and non-pecuniary costs of accessing pornography. Using state-level panel data from 1998-2003, I find that the arrival of the internet was associated with a ...


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Well, the answer is that there is no definitive answer to that, yet. As with many behavioral addictions, including sex addiction, that would be a broader category, pornography addiction is just now starting to be researched and understood. In order to give a clear view of how polarizing this topic is, I will bring two articles to this discussion. The first ...


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I'd like to add to Sancho's answer. His answer is very correct, there is no ban on small-breasted porn models, but there is an "in practice" reality to the claim due to how the censors categorise and interpret the classification systems in Australia. There is no specific rule stating that small breasts are bad, but in practice many complaints are registered ...


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This paper by Anthony D’Amato from 2006 deals specifically with the correlation of increased internet access and decreasing rape. This is probably the most relevant part: Four states with lowest internet access Increase in rape of 53% Four states with highest internet access Decrease in rape of 27% It's also correlational and he admits as much in ...


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The analysis by Jennings states: when the death ages of these porn stars were averaged it was discovered that the average life expectancy of a porn star is only 37.43 years whereas the average life expectancy of an American is 78.1 years. He has simply calculated the average age at death of those unfortunate 129 persons and presented it as "average life ...


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Firstly, the photos of child porn covers released on the internet are confirmed to be fake, by a police spokesperson. In a statement, police spokesperson Kelly Hoover told USA TODAY, "Some of the documents appear to be copies of reports that were authored by Sheriff’s Office personnel as well as evidentiary photographs taken by Sheriff’s Office ...


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From http://venturebeat.com/2013/02/18/the-big-data-of-porn-what-number-crunching-teaches-us-about-adult-films/ (original source is this study: http://jonmillward.com/blog/studies/deep-inside-a-study-of-10000-porn-stars/) Based on his review of about 8.6 percent of the database’s profiles, the average porn star has a bra cup size of 34B. Double-D bra ...


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Summary: There is evidence to support the figure, but it is misleading. While the OP dismisses surveys out of hand as untrustworthy, they actually can shed light on the issue, and explain the higher-than-might-be-expected level of 1-in-3 porn viewers being female. For example, consider this survey of 316 men and 372 women. Gert Martin Hald, Gender ...


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Following the references, it appears that the factoid derives from the following study: Michele L. Ybarra, Kimberly J. Mitchell, Merle Hamburger, Marie Diener-West, and Philip J. Leaf, X-Rated Material and Perpetration of Sexually Aggressive Behavior Among Children and Adolescents: Is There a Link?, AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR, Volume 37, pages 1–18 (2011) In this ...


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This is demonstrably untrue. At least one gay porn star identifies as a bottom. Obviously, NSFW things follow. Armond Rizzo is a gay porn star of some repute (254k Twitter followers), and the top page or two of results I got for a Google search for ~gay porn star self-identified bottom. According to an interview with "Gay Demon" (explicit images present ...


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Here's a list of about 17 studies that link porn use to sexual dysfunctions and lower arousal. The first 3 studies in the list demonstrate causation as participants eliminated porn use and healed chronic sexual dysfunctions. The paper (not a study) published in "Sexual Medicine Open" (Prause & Pfaus, 2015) has been critiqued in the peer-reviewed ...


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The cause and effect relationship might be the other way around. People are using pornography because they aren't getting married (or having other forms of intimate relationships) as much as they used to. Current western society has become highly dependent upon technology. People seldom use their phones to talk anymore. They would rather send a text ...


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Apparently I can answer my own question well enough from one recent study: In order to offer contemporary porn references and some idea of the breadth of videos that are being tagged as cuckold, I have put together a brief empirical section. Obviously, this is by no means an exhaustive analysis of videos considered cuckold porn. But it does capture ...


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Original radaronline.com accusations The original source of this story is radaronline.com. They also provide access to the mentioned police report from 2003[*]. Jackson was charged in 2003 with among other molestation - but not with possession of child pornography - , and acquitted in 2005. The radaronline.com article mixes up a lot of different things - ...


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I find it highly unlikely that you can prove anything like this hypothesis by any statistical method. Even if some researchers believe it. Beeing a sceptic I find that the world is full of believers in flat earth, no visit to the moon and so on. (Or sorry, not meant to offend, religion). Remember the old cautioning tale from statistics that: the number of ...


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Feeras Antoon is actually the CEO and owner of MindGeek Feeras Antoon is (according to his LinkedIn profile) currently CEO at Manwin Canada. According to this 2012 article in Die Welt he controls the largest number of the approximately 1000 Manwin employees and seems to have acted to keep the whole enterprise running while Fabian Thylmann was "sitting in ...


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