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Why Do Men Pay for Escorts?

Why Do Men Pay for Escorts?
The first image that comes to my mind when I hear the word Escort is an athletic woman with jet-black hair, sparkling brown eyes, olive tan, an incredible behind, a smile to die for and four-inch black pump heels – a true Latina beauty. But that’s enough about me. So why is it that so many men... More »

What's the Fuhrer About?

What's the Fuhrer About?
Excuse my ignorance, but what is the problem? So what if a car full of federal agents might pull up in front of your home and demand entrance to go through your 2257 records? What makes you so special that you are immune to a little inspection from time to time? What do you have to hide, huh? I t... More »

Play With Me

Play With Me
Jenna Jameson is turned out in black leather crotchless panties and paired up with Yuki, an exotic Asian in a latex miniskirt (no panties) and a spiked collar. The girls assume a gravity-defying doggy position, floating on an angelic background of fluffy white clouds. Yuki's breasts sway suggesti... More »

Adult Magazines Go Digital

Adult Magazines Go Digital
The company's core business might revolve around digital editions of coffee-table staples like Redbook and Reader's Digest, but digital newsstand Zinio Systems clearly sees potential in adult magazines. Zinio's new initiative, Undercover Media (UndercoverMags.com), offers subscriptions to downlo... More »

2257 Inspections

2257 Inspections
On July 24, FBI agents arrived at the Chatsworth, Calif., offices of Diabolic Video to conduct an inspection of the company's 2257 records. Since that time, XBIZ has confirmed three additional inspections under the law. Criminal defense attorney Jeffrey Douglas told XBIZ that this round of inspectio... More »

The New 2257

The New 2257
On July 26, with much media fanfare on the White House lawn, President Bush signed the Adam Walsh Child Protection And Safety Act Of 2006 ("Walsh Act"). On the White House website the law was characterized as strengthening "federal laws to protect our children from sexual and other violent crimes, ... More »

Uncovering Regional Tastes

Uncovering Regional Tastes
The web is the world’s first truly global medium and is truly perfect for adult, because a picture really does say more than a thousand words, whatever language the surfer speaks. Since IP addresses are effectively Internet IDs that identify which country a surfer is from, it is possible to com... More »

I, Avatar

I, Avatar
I went up to San Francisco a while back to attend the inaugural Sex in Video Games Conference put on by Evergreen Events, and I've been thinking about it ever since. I'm not a rabid gamer, and I doubt I ever will be, but what I learned over those two days has convinced me that as a gamer or not, the... More »

The Danger Zone

The Danger Zone
Recently, XBIZ World asked the industry's top attorneys, "What is the one thing adult webmasters aren't doing to protect themselves?" Here's what they had to say: "The one major thing — among many others — that adult webmasters are not doing to protect themselves is to treat their busines... More »

Spain: 2

Spain: 2
In part one, we began our look at this European hotbed of adult entertainment. In this conclusion, we'll continue our look at the Spanish market, gonzo productions and beyond. One area in which Spain's adult film industry is deficient, according to El Glorioso, is gonzo porn. Gonzo has become a m... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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