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MySpace Now A Porn Fav: 2

MySpace Now A Porn Fav: 2
In part one we looked at how MySpace.com's sex-obsessed demographic fuels the website's popularity. In this conclusion, we'll continue our look at this powerhouse portal – and the powerhouse behind it all. Struggling to translate their real-world success into success in the wired world, News Co... More »

MySpace Now A Porn Fav: 1

MySpace Now A Porn Fav: 1
Writer and satirist Dave Barry once accused TV journalists of having the intellectual depth of hamsters. Many would argue that the same sentiment can be applied to loyal viewers of media titan Rupert Murdoch's Fox News Channel, a right-leaning, flag-waving, jingoistic propaganda machine thinly disgu... More »

Creating A Bottleneck

Creating A Bottleneck
Today's modern organization is under constant pressure from competitive forces. Eager upstarts or giant powerhouses can unexpectedly take market share. If you don't keep up, you will soon find your business tumbling downwards rapidly. Although that kind of "tumble" can be a good wakeup call, it may ... More »

Adult Dating Comes Of Age

Adult Dating Comes Of Age
For Legendary Lars, the reason for the unparalleled success of adult dating sites is simple: It's all about interaction and community. Lars calls it a "lifestyle destination," a major part of what sets adult dating sites like AdultFriendFinder.com and SexSearch.com and others apart from regular adul... More »

Cooking Up A Website

Cooking Up A Website
Whether you're building your first webpage or your ten thousandth, there are certain basic ingredients that are required in order to make it work. As with a culinary creation, what often separates one "dish" from another is the mix of ingredients along with the "special sauce" that one chef brings o... More »

Open Source and You

Open Source and You
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. Nothing I say should be construed as legal advice. Open source software – such as the Apache web server and the PHP scripting language – has long been a popular choice amongst adult webmasters. Recently, open source software has also become highly popular for ma... More »

Is Your Set OSHA-Compliant?

Is Your Set OSHA-Compliant?
Although it faces constant assaults from government and special interest groups, the adult film industry remains a legal, multi-billion dollar industry. And, as with all manner of legitimate businesses, adult entertainment is subject to laws and regulations. One group of regulations that specifical... More »

Staying In Touch

Staying In Touch
From email to instant messaging agents, group-level chatware to Internet-based telephony and beyond, there is an increasingly wide array of online communications options available for workers, team members, clients and more. Whether the people you wish to communicate are across town – or across th... More »

VHS: Going, Going... Gone?

VHS: Going, Going... Gone?
It is rare in this age of accelerated change that a technology can dominate a market for decades. Yet that is exactly what the VHS format has done since its inception in the late 1970s, toppling film in the adult entertainment sphere and blowing away competing formats like Beta. VHS took adult ente... More »

Judging a DVD by its Cover

Judging a DVD by its Cover
Everyone has heard the expression "You can't judge a book by its cover." But, like it or not, most consumers judge adult DVDs by their box covers. Cover art is what makes a consumer select one movie and not another from the shelf. And a quick perusal of the back art typically is what sways... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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