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XBiz News: 07-17-03

XBiz News: 07-17-03
This week’s XBiz News looks at Acacia's first victory against porn, Yahoo!s strengthening in the search market, and newly discovered vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2003... Round One Goes to Acacia Acacia Research, the company which claims that their current suite of patents covers the trans... More »

Chargebacks: The Industry Strikes Back

Chargebacks: The Industry Strikes Back
Over the last few years, the rules surrounding chargebacks and adult credit card processing have continued to make our business more difficult. Adult sites already assume all the costs from Visa and MasterCard’s failure to provide a truly secure online payment method. As Visa/MC continue to side... More »

Sending HTML E-mail Using PHP

Sending HTML E-mail Using PHP
Not too long ago there was a discussion about the pros and cons of having a message board on a pay site as a means of increasing customer interactivity, feedback, and retention. In this enlightening discussion was overlooked another, perhaps simpler and yet more practical and effective tool - the ne... More »

Bandwidth and Data Transfer Explained

Bandwidth and Data Transfer Explained
One of the most important decisions that adult Webmasters can make is in choosing the best combination of hosting performance, value and service to meet the needs of your site both today, and into the future. Two of the most important factors to consider being the amount of bandwidth and data transf... More »

More Changes in the Processing Arena: 2

More Changes in the Processing Arena: 2
July 10, 2003, was a busy day in the ongoing saga of Internet Payment Service Providers and their struggle to stay within the good graces of VISA/Master Card - a day punctuated by the demise of one processor, and major changes at another. When I wrote the first part of this series, little did I real... More »

More Changes in the Processing Arena: 1

More Changes in the Processing Arena: 1
There was more news today about changes concerning the processing of online credit card transactions, and the companies who provide Webmasters with this vital service. Even if you do not think that you are directly affected by what happens at one IPSP or another, you owe it to your business to stay ... More »

XBiz News: 07-10-03

XBiz News: 07-10-03
This week’s XBiz News looks at the outcome of recent international hacking efforts, fake domain name renewal offers, and a court ruling that clears the way for search engine’s to generate and link to thumbnail images... Anti-Porn Website Hit by Hackers According to founder and owner Fang Xi... More »

Factors That Hurt SE Placement

Factors That Hurt SE Placement
I get several hundred unsolicited commercial emails every day – most of which are automagically killed by my spam filters. Many make it through, however, and some are even read, whether for entertainment, or information; and a few I even find valuable: While having a quality website with a good... More »

Image Manipulation Using PHP

Image Manipulation Using PHP
I bet that many of you who develop websites have had this problem at least one time: how to resize, rotate and manipulate pics using PHP. I myself had this problem some time ago, and so I searched for the best solution. Among the options I found was a tool called ImageMagick. ImageMagick is a sta... More »

Getting Started With Digital Video

Getting Started With Digital Video
I watched Stephen’s comments on buying a video camera on PORN WORKS TV and thought that I would add a few remarks. I’m an avid home video buff, and I’m looking to start a site of my own featuring my favorite type of content: me pissing all over everything! Anyways, here’s some thoughts on ge... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

How Advertisers Use Your Devices to Sell You Stuff

The paranoia has reached an all-time high. Now some people actually believe that their microwave ovens are spying on them — despite the fact they don’t have any listening devices or cameras.... More »

As Mobile Grows, So Does Need to Push Sales

The number of consumers browsing and buying online will reach 270 million by 2020, driven largely by activity on mobile devices, according to Forrester. Business is booming and the fact that most purchases... More »

With AI, Routine Tasks Start Fading Away

I just turned 42. The list of things I may never do again is growing fast. I no longer dream that I will become an Olympian in any sport except archery or horseback riding. The oldest Olympians in those... More »
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