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Vivid Entertainment wants to distribute porn on PSN

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 12 Sep 2009 21:27 User comments (24)

Vivid Entertainment wants to distribute porn on PSN Vivid Entertainment, the largest adult entertainment video production company in the world, is interested in distributing pornographic content through the PlayStation Network (PSN), and then possibly with Xbox Live or on the Wii console. Vivid owner, Steve Hirsch, hopes to convince Sony first, having had trouble initially offering Vivid titles on the Blu-ray Disc format.
"Our point is pretty simple," Hirsch told Kotaku. "As long as age verification is in place that (Sony) feels comfortable with we see no reason why adults shouldn't be allowed to access adult movies on the Playstation 3." The company is drafting a formal request that will be sent to Sony Computer Entertainment, but has not yet discussed the prospect with the console maker.

The decision to approach Sony about PSN porn comes after some pornographic content has become available from Japan's DDM.TV on the PS3 console. "They had made it clear in the past they were not interested," Hirsch said. "Now that they have agreed to in some way allow adult films on the Japanese platform we are going to move forward and make a formal request."

He understands that it is an uphill battle, but doesn't see a problem with an Adults Only section on the PS3's online network, especially when there are any number of ways of verifying a user's age. "It is certainly something that creates a lot of attention, when you talk about adult content being put on any new platform," he said. "It isn't that dissimilar to getting it on cell phones.

"Certainly we understand there is going to be some resistance on Sony's part when it comes to adult content on their console. We all understand there are kids who use the Playstation every day and we want to keep content away from them, but there are also adults who use it."

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24 user comments

112.9.2009 22:25

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He understands that it is an uphill battle, but doesn't see a problem with an Adults Only section on the PS3's online network, especially when there are any number of ways of verifying a user's age.
And any number +1 ways to spoof it.

212.9.2009 22:33

Vivid can try if they want. I'm fairly certain Sony will say no. They don't want to have to deal with the headache that would inevitably come from allowing it and I don't blame them. Ager verificatino is a joke. If people want and need to watch porn that badly, they can do so by some other means.

312.9.2009 23:02

They should hit up MS first....

But seriously why not? but up 2 or 3 levels of safe guards a Drivers license number a CCard and a 20$ registration fee with lengthy TOS to allow the PSN/Live account to take adult content.

412.9.2009 23:05

lol who watches porn on Wii.

512.9.2009 23:06

Originally posted by SSSJDanny:
lol who watches porn on Wii.
Can be used as a martial aid ^_~
And sell all kinds of toys..... the sexual aid and education on the WII has not even hitt a 1000000000000000000th of its potential!!!!!!!!

613.9.2009 0:39

Porn can't be sold on Blu-Ray, I highly doubt this will happen

713.9.2009 1:08

Originally posted by Morreale:
Porn can't be sold on Blu-Ray, I highly doubt this will happen
Uummm sony no longer has the only BR production plants and there are more than a dozen porn blu ray videos on the market....

813.9.2009 1:21

That would be a nice feature though. I wouldn't mind having it but I don't see how kids would have access to it unless they are teens or get on a parents account. If teens really want to view this material they can just as easily go on Google.

913.9.2009 1:23

Originally posted by TBandit:
That would be a nice feature though. I wouldn't mind having it but I don't see how kids would have access to it unless they are teens or get on a parents account. If teens really want to view this material they can just as easily go on Google.
If they dont get it now in 5-10 years it and any channel you want streamed for a price will be available.... and I can;t wait for the day the local provider goes away and just provides bandwidth...

1013.9.2009 1:56

Quote:
Originally posted by Morreale:
Porn can't be sold on Blu-Ray, I highly doubt this will happen
Uummm sony no longer has the only BR production plants and there are more than a dozen porn blu ray videos on the market....
Ohh ok, I thought it was just a general thing... Missed that lol

1113.9.2009 1:59

Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by Morreale:
Porn can't be sold on Blu-Ray, I highly doubt this will happen
Uummm sony no longer has the only BR production plants and there are more than a dozen porn blu ray videos on the market....
Ohh ok, I thought it was just a general thing... Missed that lol

Sony just turned down JAV groups when they were one of the handful of production plates doing BR back when HVDVD was still around.

At least thats what I heard not heard much about it but have seen BR porn films so I am making an ass of myself assuming :P

1213.9.2009 4:05

Hahaha.

It won't happen.

1313.9.2009 4:39

Originally posted by Morreale:
Porn can't be sold on Blu-Ray, I highly doubt this will happen
You really should check your facts before you talk rubbish so confidently - there is a massive amount of porn both straight and gay on blu-ray.
just go to tlavideo or movietyme or any number of online sites and check it out

1413.9.2009 5:00

I can't wait.....Now if I only had a PS3 :)

1513.9.2009 10:43

i dought it will happen but it will be nice to see "what happens" :)

1613.9.2009 22:08

Who buys porn now a days anyway?

1713.9.2009 22:09

Originally posted by cleverick:
Who buys porn now a days anyway?

Those who don't know what torrents are.

1815.9.2009 20:35
herman31
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You better think again porn can be sold anywhere its legal


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195.5.2010 15:40
moviebox
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207.5.2010 3:43

porn is everywhere all a kid has to do is walk in his/hers parents room at the wrong time and they see porn.any average 12 yo kid with a computer and internet access can view porn.Might not be legal or morally right but its possible.Porn on the PSN is unneccassary but if it raises sales they will probably do it anyway.a drivers licence number and CC details are very easy to obtain especially if your dad/mum leaves there wallet/purse lying around.As for porn on blu ray if individuals have a blu ray burner and blank blu ray disks its possible,not sure if companies are making them or not.


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217.5.2010 5:07
Paula_X
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wasn't Jacko a $ony artist?..

"so beat it, just beat it" .. hehehehehe

227.5.2010 5:44

Hey, why not? I'm sure the process of qualifying for PSN porn would be a lot more difficult that qualifying for other internet porn. Heck, you don't even need to qualify for sites like redtube. With the possible exception of sticking buttons, I can't see any problems.

As for bluray, I can't see how they would have any issues. Perhapse the production is just too expensive for their desired proffit margin (the profit margin is about about 1500% on their DVDs).

237.5.2010 10:12
Paula_X
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isn't it just.. rent a hotel room.. pay some crack whore $50 for an hour and then bang her brains out without telling her it's being filmed..

real high production values.

248.5.2010 0:55

Originally posted by Paula_X:
isn't it just.. rent a hotel room.. pay some crack whore $50 for an hour and then bang her brains out without telling her it's being filmed..

real high production values.
probably cheaper,cleaner and hotter to use a back packer instead of a crack whore.

custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

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