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Legal Reality: Picking an Identity

Legal Reality: Picking an Identity
Obtaining a desired domain name is a critical part of modern commerce. Unfortunately, all too often a company or a person will register a domain name and use it without sufficient consideration of whether doing so will infringe another’s trademark or service mark. This can be a very costly mis... More »

WIA Profile: Marina Fourier

WIA Profile: Marina Fourier
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Twenty-six years ago Marina Fourier made a dec... More »

Legal Sense: Tradeshow Etiquette

Legal Sense: Tradeshow Etiquette
Instead of writing an article about a specific legal issue that the adult industry may be facing at the moment, I decided to write about something that has bothered me for quite some time. There is no shortage of tradeshows in the adult industry; in fact, some may argue that there may be too many tr... More »

Isaacs Obscenity Case & Life Without Miller

Isaacs Obscenity Case & Life Without <em>Miller</em>
In a not-so-surprising, albeit disappointing, decision affecting the adult entertainment industry, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the obscenity conviction of fetish producer, Ira Isaacs. Isaacs was originally charged with violating federal obscenity statutes in 2007, after the dist... More »

The Leptokurtic Curve

The Leptokurtic Curve
As we unpacked our minimalist equipment, I cast a glance to the floor space next door. Here we were with a beneath-the-table server on which to demo our video streaming products and a modest stack of printed handouts, and right next door was a real, honest-to-God trade show booth. “Damn, thes... More »

Masturbatory Masterpiece

Masturbatory Masterpiece
When I think of fucking, I usually don’t think of “sculptures” as the second word but the company so aptly named “Fucking Sculptures” is about to change that. With the booming acceptance of glass dildos in the last 10 years, mass production has taken over the origins of... More »

Finding a Better Road in the Midst of a Changing Regulatory Landscape

Finding a Better Road in the Midst of a Changing Regulatory Landscape
With the first months of 2014 coming to a close, ASACP has already had a busy year, with its recent attendance at two of the major adult entertainment industry trade events, XBIZ 360 in Hollywood and the AEE/Internext event in Las Vegas. One of the highlights of attending these events was the annua... More »

Q&A With Bel Ami's George Duroy

Q&A With Bel Ami's George Duroy
It was gay porn heaven for those in attendance, a gathering of some of the most popular and recognized names in the business: Lukas Ridgeston, Josh Elliot, Johan Paulik, Kris Evans ... the list goes on. They met in Prague for a celebration last September — when Bel Ami celebrated its 20th anni... More »

Dev Depot: Wow Slider, Flexible jQuery Powered Slider System

Dev Depot: Wow Slider, Flexible jQuery Powered Slider System
Among the most popular of web design trends over the past few years has been the use of sliding horizontal panels, known as carousels and sliders. These implementations range from simple eye candy to full-blown gallery sites and everything in between; with a wide range of frameworks available to mak... More »

UPDATED: Porn Industry - Come To New Hampshire!

UPDATED: Porn Industry - Come To New Hampshire!
[An Update at the bottom of this page from Marc Randazza....] No matter what you may have heard, there are only two states in the continental US where you can legally record real people having sex for money onto film, tape or memory card with the intent to sell those images. Those states are Califo... More »

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