Pay For Your Porn

Free Porn Videos And Photos Killing The Sex Industry, ‘Pay For Your Porn’ Attacks Piracy

Free porn videos and photos are killing the sex industry, according to adult performers. Now they are launching a campaign called Pay For Your Porn that attempts to do just as the name suggests: make people pay for what they watch rather than resort to copyright piracy or free porn websites.

In a related report by The Inquisitr, Verizon invited a lot of criticism when they defended the incest porn on their FiOS network, claiming it was a “tremendous benefit to customers.”

When it comes to porn usage statistics, mobile porn accounts for 62 percent in the United States, with 52 percent on smartphones and 10 percent on tablets. But in general, 36 percent of all internet traffic is pornography, and the biggest free porn sites receive over four billion page views and 350 million unique visits per month. The world’s largest internet porn site, XVideo, transfers 29 petabytes a month, or 50 gigabytes per second, of free porn videos.

But the actors and actresses behind the Pay For Your Porn campaign claim such free streaming porn sites have a tendency to pirate copyrighted content because users are “sharing” the supposedly free porn without permission. Megan Wozniak, who works for Adult Empire, is behind the campaign and says that they can’t expect law enforcement or politicians to help them:

“Unfortunately, porn still has a stigma attached to it, so we know that we won’t ever receive help or support from legislatures, that’s why we decided to rally together this grassroots campaign on our own and spread the word.”

In the past, the movie industry has aggressively pursued any sharing websites that held copyrighted content. For example, the owners of MegaUpload were chased into other countries. In the case of the copyrighted material of the porn industry, performers like Jessica Drake says this “very serious criminal activity” is affecting her livelihood.

But Porn.com’s David Kay argues that the industry needs to become like Netflix and charge more reasonable monthly rates that are less than $10. He argues the free porn streaming websites like his keep the other companies afloat by giving them a percentage of all ad revenue.

Still, the Pay For Your Porn campaign believes that it would be better for users to simply foot the bill:

“Purchasing content ensures it’s better produced, delivered in higher quality formats, more secure, and fosters the creation of new adult content. Porn piracy hurts everyone, from the creators behind the scenes to the porn stars fans love to watch. Everybody needs to make a living – theft only helps take away the ability of the tens of thousands of people in the adult industry.”

Are you surprised that people in the sex industry are claiming they might go out of business due to the free porn videos sharing sites? Do you think governments should intervene just as they have for other industries?

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