Google and Reddit Tighten Their Policies Regarding Explicit Photos

Two Internet heavyweights took big measures today to put restrictions on the sexually explicit photos and videos being shared through their services. Google is banning public adult content entirely on its Blogger platform, while Reddit is now requiring that all explicit photos be posted with the consent of their subjects.

Miami Heat Owner Sues Blogger Over Unflattering Photo

Minority owner of the recently-crowned national champion Miami Heat, Raanan Katz, has been making waves all over the Internet the past few days over a controversial lawsuit regarding a photo of himself that he has deemed unflattering (seen above). The lawsuit is directed at both the originating blogger and Google (who refused to take down the photo), and according to paidContent, Katz is requesting that damages be paid him by both parties.

Interview with Haje Jan Kamps of

Haje Jan Kamps is the blogger behind

PP: Can you tell us about yourself and your background?

HJK: Sure thing. I was born in the Netherlands, and moved to Norway when I was about 5 or so. I started taking photos when I was about 14, but the art of photography didn't really click with me until I got my paws on my first digital camera - a Casio SX-2000, I think it was.

When I was doing research into my first digital camera, I was apalked by how little info there was about them in Norwegian - and decided to rectify that by starting a website. Not long after, it was bought off me, and it changed name to - now It was sn exciting time to be writing about digital photography, and I guess I was writing about photography as much as I was taking photos, right from the start.

Interview with Brian Auer of Epic Edits

Brian Auer is the blogger behind the photography blogs EpicEdits and FeelingNegative.

PetaPixel: Can you tell us about yourself and your background?

Brian Auer: 28 years old, one wife, two kids, and no super powers that I know of. Grew up in southern California, moved to north Idaho around age 12 and finished growing up. Went to college and grad school at the University of Idaho, took my first job in New Jersey, switched jobs, and now I'm in San Diego. All in all, my background is relatively unexciting. Now I have the office day job and all of my free time is spent with my family and/or working on my photography hobby.