How ‘Swingers’ Might Save Hollywood From A Federal Pornography Statute

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The “swingers magazine” Connection has fought to overturn Section 2257 of Title 18 of the U.S. Code since 1995. In an effort to combat child pornography, Section 2257 and its 2006 amendment mandated that producers of “actual sexually explicit content” and “simulated sexually explicit conduct” must keep records of the participants. However, Connection argued that “producers” was “overbroad”; even married couples who filmed themselves were subject to the statute, violating their right to free speech and anonymous speech, should they want to keep their real names secret. Read full article here

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