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Video Games Go Hardcore

Video Games Go Hardcore
Editor's Note: Among the many confluences of technology underway, one that offers an intriguing appeal is the merging of adult entertainment with immersive video game technology. While still in its infancy, such hybrid offerings illustrate not only the maturation of the gaming marketplace, but of v... More »

A Pay Per Click Paradigm

A Pay Per Click Paradigm
As adult webmasters, we're quite accustomed to using the Pay Per Click (PPC) model for buying traffic from search engines, and for selling it to sponsors – but wouldn't it be nice to monetize content offerings to consumers this way? The idea of selling content through the use of virtual token s... More »

Coping With Copyrights: 2

Coping With Copyrights: 2
This article is the second in a multipart series of articles addressing what a webmaster should know about copyrights and copyright law. In last month's article, I discussed the very basics of copyrights, including the purpose of copyrights and the broad range of works that are protected by the copy... More »

Selling To European Surfers

Selling To European Surfers
Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on the XBiz Community Message Board as a thread entitled "How US Adult Webmasters can dramatically increase revenues from European Surfers" – an edited version of which is being published here in hopes of maximizing its exposure... Over the year... More »

A Proliferation Of Patents

A Proliferation Of Patents
Any adult webmaster that has multimedia on their website by now should have heard about Acacia Research and its Digital Media Transmission patents that claim ownership of the audio and video downloading and streaming process from a server. Acacia was the first company to enter into the adult space ... More »

TGP Layout & Design: 2

TGP Layout & Design: 2
In my previous installment, we looked at several factors influencing the design of gallery post sites, including the problems of "over design" and issues surrounding thumbnail size selection. In this installment, we'll take a look at layout considerations and their impact on traffic flow: I've vi... More »

November Legal Update: 2

November Legal Update: 2
In the conclusion of November's Legal Update, noted First Amendment attorney Larry Walters takes a look at the new US Attorney General, the status of 2257, and provides us with a look at current obscenity prosecutions: Ashcroft Out, Gonzales In As Bush's Cabinet departed in droves recently, the ... More »

November Legal Update: 1

November Legal Update: 1
The fundamentalist extremists did not waste any time in pushing their agenda after the re-election of George W. Bush to a second term as President of the United States. In less than 10 days (and with little notice to anyone), they started holding Senate hearings on how adult materials forever chang... More »

TGP Layout & Design: 1

TGP Layout & Design: 1
There are so many considerations that must be evaluated at the planning stages of building a Thumbnail Gallery Post (TGP) – at least if you hope to grow beyond the "newbie" stage with it – that I thought I would share some of the thinking I've been doing as I plan my own TGP for a New Year's lau... More »

A Global Business: Part 2

A Global Business: Part 2
In today's conclusion, we'll examine security and fraud issues, shipping and customs considerations, and concerns over local sensibilities – and how they all affect merchants in today's global marketplace. Security, Fraud Issues Convergence Inc. President David Levine has been e-selling adult ... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »

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 »
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