Pornhub sues Texas over new law demanding age verification and health warnings

August 11, 2023

We'll be bringing you all the latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news storyPornhub have filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas over a new law requiring age verification for the viewing of adult content. The advocacy group Free Speech Coalition, which lobbies against censorship laws related to obscenity, is one of the plaintiffs in the case alongside Pornhub. The plaintiffs are hoping the court agrees to block the law before it goes into effect in less than a month. In the complaint they filed, the accuse the law of being a ploy to obtain personal information from viewers of adult content, as such information is required to verify age. Instead, the complaint references on-device content filtering, which it states is a better means of restricting underage access to explicit content.