Net neutrality could make it significantly harder to access free porn 4 years ago

Net neutrality could make it significantly harder to access free porn

Free porn sites are warning that they could be about to become a lot less free under the United States' recent net neutrality ruling.

Sites such as PornHub and XHamster have opposed the reclassification of the internet from "utility" to "luxury," which will allow internet service providers to charge sites to be in their fast lane — consigning sites that can't pay up into a slower speed lane.

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It is expected that adult sites will begin charging consumers in order to cover the burden of these fees — effectively gutting the rampant free porn industry.

According to Life Site News, last year viewers watched 4,599,000,000 hours (that's 5,246,000 years) worth of pornographic material on PornHub alone. PornHub (again, by itself) racked up 23 billion visits in 2017 — 729 per second.

In 2015, Psychology Today reported that no fewer than 20% of all mobile device searches are for porn... So it's safe to say this turn of events could end up affecting some of you (you know who you are, no need to raise your hand).

Free porn giant PornHub offered this withering assessment of the FCC decision to destroy net neutrality:

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Here is an illustration of some people who have just discovered that they now have to pay for their pornography:

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