The news this week that Playboy has gone non-nude has been heralded as a victory for feminism, but I could not disagree more.
Playboy has been struggling ever since the birth of the Internet as millions (and then billions) of people suddenly had access to unlimited pornography for free in the privacy of their own homes. While other pornographic entrepreneurs made their fortune, the traditional incumbent providers such as Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler struggled to retain their relevance.
Then along came two major technological revolutions: social media and the rise of Apple. Continue reading Why a Non-Nude Playboy is a Bad Thing