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phpFoX — The Future of Social Networking?

phpFoX — The Future of Social Networking?
Whether you are motivated by Ning.com's recent abandonment of adult; find some solace in the revised '2257 regulations; or simply are ambitious enough to think that you can compete with Facebook — the search for a social networking platform is one that is being undertaken by online adult entertain... More »

An Industrial Revolution

An Industrial Revolution
Every January members of the adult entertainment business gather in Las Vegas for the Adult Entertainment Expo, the AVN Awards and Internext show. The yearly meeting of thousands of adult business owners, their staff, porn stars, wannabe performers, attorneys, fans and other participants has become ... More »

Dating Gold Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

Dating Gold Celebrates Sixth Anniversary
In 2001, Allan Henning was getting sick of running websites for newspapers, so he decided to launch his own mainstream dating site with just about all the money he could spare. That $10,000 investment didn't exactly set the world on fire at the outset. His business setup back then announced every sa... More »

Restoring Consumer Confidence in Adult

Restoring Consumer Confidence in Adult
A rash of alleged credit card fraud has been carried out in recent months by what would seem to be a small, insidious number of criminals posing as a tiny fraction of the adult industry. The damage done to the industry has come in several forms, including reactionary decisions by MasterCard that lim... More »

Hotbod Ty Colt's Star Rises

Hotbod Ty Colt's Star Rises
Sexy, muscle-bound studs are blessedly common in gay adult, but even so, 21-year-old hotbod Ty Colt represents a particularly fine example of the type. The newly minted Falcon Studios exclusive makes his erotic film debut in the forthcoming “Asylum” — in fact, Falcon chose to trumpet Colt’s ... More »

Malicious Monetization

Malicious Monetization
Perhaps you can blame the declining economy as the culprit behind the escalating bad behavior being exhibited throughout certain segments of cyberspace, where everything from fraudulent billing to extortion and beyond awaits the unwary surfer with increasing regularity — a situation that sometimes... More »

Challenges for Porn

Challenges for Porn
I'm writing this on the eve of a trip to Sacramento with the Free Speech Coalition to lobby the California Legislature about some scary porn-unfriendly bills which apparently are being "shopped around." It looks like we once again need to educate some lawmakers about the beneficial impact of porn up... More »

I am Your Customer: What Do I Want?

I am Your Customer: What Do I Want?
I am your customer: do you know who your customers or surfers are and what they want? The more you know about your customers or surfers the more money you can make. If you would like to find out what your surfers and customers are thinking and watching this will help you target what they would li... More »

'2257's Pros, Cons and Constitutional Quandaries

'2257's Pros, Cons and Constitutional Quandaries
Editor's note: the following article first appeared in the Feb. 2009 issue of XBIZ World Magazine. In a development that was a long time coming, the U.S. Justice Department recently released its newest revisions to the record-keeping regulations collectively known as "2257," immediately setting o... More »

US e-Commerce Contraction - then Surge

US e-Commerce Contraction - then Surge
eMarketer has forecast that US retail e-commerce sales - not including travel - will fall to $133 billion in 2009, dipping by 0.4%. There is still good news in the gloomy prediction however --- it is expected that as the economy turns around and improves, online sales will once again resume the ... More »

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