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Perceptions and Policy

Perceptions and Policy
As part of my daily routine, I spend a lot of time looking over various technologies, techniques and topics of discussion that impact the online adult entertainment industry — studying the evolution of trends and the factors that influence them and the issues that have, in turn, been influenced by... More »

Tax Changes in 2009

Tax Changes in 2009
On Feb. 17, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act" or the "Act"). Most of the tax changes are targeted to affect qualifying small businesses. This article provides a summary of the key tax changes affecting businesses that survived the ... More »

Getting More Bang for Your Buck

Getting More Bang for Your Buck
As the world economy moves into another month of prolonged recession and businesses continue to look for ways to earn more while spending less, successful webmasters are finding that money well spent is still much better than money not spent. In some areas of development and maintenance there are sa... More »

Marketing to Upscale Professionals

Marketing to Upscale Professionals
Even in the worst of economic times, there are some upscale professionals who continue to prosper — people who maintain a sizable income even when many others are becoming unemployed or underemployed. And if one has a product to sell, those are attractive customers to have. Although 2008 and 2009 ... More »

Thought Police Claim More Victims

Thought Police Claim More Victims
In this country, we put adults in a cage for making a movie about a sexual fantasy. Rob Black and Lizzy Borden (a/k/a Robert Zicari and Janet Romano) both received a year and a day in a federal penitentiary, for making movies with consenting performers for enjoyment by consenting adults. While I... More »

A Comeback for Incest Porn?

A Comeback for Incest Porn?
From its mainstream roots in the '80s up until its influence on some of the most popular pornographic films today, incest pornography has remained a touchy subject even among the most experienced adult film connoisseurs. What is its allure? And why hasn't this subgenre caught on in recent years as e... More »

Getting What You Want

Getting What You Want
When it comes to effective deal making, getting what you want requires a careful blend of give and take; the terms of which may not always be strictly financial. This is where bartering — the oldest form of commerce — can play a significant role in the growth of even the most cutting-edge commer... More »

The End of the Free Lunch?

The End of the Free Lunch?
A recent article in The Economist magazine entitled "The end of the free lunch — again" and subtitled "The demise of a popular but unsustainable business model now seems inevitable," caught my attention and I'd like to share it with you. While the author remained unattributed, the points broug... More »

New Options in Live Content

New Options in Live Content
Free content sucks. Is live content the answer? Maybe, maybe not, but more and more companies are looking to live content to liven up tired members areas, draw new fans and expand their brand presence in a marketplace that is increasingly competitive and an economy that's increasingly grim. In... More »

Craigslist Impacts UGC Sites

Craigslist Impacts UGC Sites
Operators of user generated content (UGC) websites, including social networks, 'tube' sites, and online adult classified operations, may be substantially implicated by the outcome of the litigation involving Craigslist.com. This case implicates everything from the scope of Section 230 immunity for ... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »
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