Violet Blue

Violet Blue

An author, editor and journalist on hacking, privacy, sexuality and critical issues that affect at-risk populations, Violet Blue is known for being outspoken and controversial.

Ms. Violet Blue is an investigative tech reporter for Engadget, ZDNet, and CBS News, as well as an award-winning sex author and columnist. In addition, her journalism resume includes seeing her byline on CNN, The San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, MacLife, O The Oprah Magazine, CNET, Playboy, Penthouse, Bizarre, and many other magazines and websites.

Forbes and Oprah Winfrey have both called her podcast (Open Source Sex) “One of the Internet’s most popular podcasts.” Blue titled her podcast “Open Source Sex” for the intersection of technology and sex, and the free-flowing information exchange of the open source software movement.

She has authored and edited over 40 books, including five (Bronze, Silver and Gold) award-winners, some of which are now in eight translations. Her book on women and pornography is excerpted and featured on Oprah Winfrey’s website, as well as in Oprah’s magazine, and Violet went on The Oprah Winfrey Show to talk about her book, with Oprah.



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