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FSC, Industry Members Travel to Sacramento to Oppose AB 332

FSC, Industry Members Travel to Sacramento to Oppose AB 332
On Wednesday, Free Speech Coalition CEO Diane Duke was accompanied by former performer Lydia Lee (aka Julie Meadows), producers Mo Reese and Lorenzo Marr, and FSC staff on a day-long trip to Sacramento, to stand in opposition of Assembly Bill 332, the proposed California bill that would require ba... More »

Ask The Attorney: Future of Obscenity Laws

Ask The Attorney: Future of Obscenity Laws
Will obscenity laws and enforcement exist 20 years from now? J.D. OBENBERGER 1. That every action causes an equal and opposite reaction is not just a law of physics; I think it’s true in society as well. Moral conservatives can be expected to vent their frustration and rage at an advancing l... More »

The Evolution and Diversification of Fetish Fashion

The Evolution and Diversification of Fetish Fashion
Fetish attire has come a long way since the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. In those days, fetish attire was much more underground than it is now. But with BDSM depictions showing up in everything from beer commercials to sitcoms to telenovelas these days, fetish fashions are much more ubiquitous than they ... More »

Is File Sharing Theft?

Is File Sharing Theft?
The language we use to frame digital piracy matters, and the real problem is that 20th century notions of theft simply don’t apply. Copying content one did not create is not the same zero-sum game as stealing, because the owner still has his original content. And now, entire generations of &ld... More »

Thorny Issue With Age-Verification Laws

Thorny Issue With Age-Verification Laws
Recent changes to federal online age verification legislation is spurring marketers of adult oriented materials to take a new look at the ongoing problems and the questionable solutions to this hot-button issue — and at how one problem so readily begets another... In “Age Verification a... More »

Getting Your Rocks-Off in British Style

Getting Your Rocks-Off in British Style
The reserved Brit is a stereotype that has all but been debunked by last year’s friendly, colorful and exuberant Olympic Games, and of course by a certain trilogy of monochrome themed books that have made a modest impact on the world of erotic publishing. But you would be mistaken for believin... More »

Futuristic Forms With 3D Printing Potential

Futuristic Forms With 3D Printing Potential
It’s a long-held, common belief that sex drives technology and its mainstreaming. The advent of the Internet, VCR and camcorders often serve as examples of technology that has evolved and facilitated the consumption of adult content by bringing it into the everyday lives of society and enablin... More »

How a Cookie Law Crumbled

How a Cookie Law Crumbled
According to UKCookieLaw.org, the EU Cookie Law became effective in May of 2011, at which time the U.K.’s businesses were given a 12-month compliance window to come into line with this controversial law, created in response to amendments of the EU’s Privacy and Electronic Communications ... More »

Changing Thoughts About Toy and Lubricant Compatibility

Changing Thoughts About Toy and Lubricant Compatibility
Silicone toys are dominating the adult toy market, with more and more demanding customers empowering themselves with the desire for high quality gizmos for pleasure and fun. For years, the traditional thinking that silicone lubricants collide with silicone toys has been the norm for sales training a... More »

Involuntary Stars?

Involuntary Stars?
During the last few years, one of the Internet’s controversial topics has been “revenge porn” or “involuntary porn” — that is, websites that post nude or erotic photos of people (mostly women) without their consent. High-traffic revenge porn sites can be quite pro... More »

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