Category Archives: Legal

New regulations on online porn – The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2014

On 1 December 2014, new regulations governing the content of commercial video on demand in the UK passed into law, with no parliamentary debate and no consultation beyond the usual suspects – those, such as the British Board of Film … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Margo MacDonald MSP

Margo MacDonald MSP passed away on 4th April 2014. An independent MSP, she was truly a voice of reason in an increasingly right-thinking age. She was one of the few sex-positive politicians, and not shy about it either. Margo MacDonald … Continue reading

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41 Extreme Pornography Cases Reported in Scotland Last Year – and 5 convictions

CAAN-Scotland has completed a Freedom of Information Request to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in Scotland to determine the number of extreme pornography cases in Scotland. They have replied that from August 2011 to August 2012 there were … Continue reading

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The CPS and the MET down but not out – Don’t expect Commonsense or Justice anytime soon..

The prosecution of Simon Walsh for offences under the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, has come to a close having (rightly) failed. Yet there is no indication that the CPS or the MET have any intention of reconsidering the … Continue reading

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Anti-Prostitution Campaigner to Challenge Saunas in Edinburgh

You remember back in April the minor uproar caused by someone asking why Edinburgh City Council condones prostitution in saunas? Well, the fellow has made the papers again. City faces legal challenge over ‘brothel’ policy (Scotsman 21 July 2012) THE … Continue reading

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