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Internet-Connected TV (Almost) Comes of Age

Internet-Connected TV (Almost) Comes of Age
A walk around the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) or a perusal of the tech news since reveals an increasing number of TVs are Internet ready; and that although the services targeting these devices may be expanding rapidly, viewers are using these TVs the way they always have; frustrating the ... More »

Exec Seat: Joe Casella, Entrenue President

Exec Seat: Joe Casella, Entrenue President
Joe Casella entered the pleasure products industry after working for adult retail chain Fascinations for more than a decade. With a penchant for the pleasure products side of retail, Casella took over Entrenue in 2006. His passion for the pleasure products industry coupled with the boutique distribu... More »

Singaporean Snapshot

Singaporean Snapshot
With more than 80 percent of its five plus million residents online, Singapore is a sophisticated and vibrant Asian city-state on the cutting edge of technology; but limited in its tolerance of “objectionable” content due to its conservative cultural sensibilities. This makes the market... More »

FSC, Industry Members Travel to Sacramento to Oppose AB 332

FSC, Industry Members Travel to Sacramento to Oppose AB 332
On Wednesday, Free Speech Coalition CEO Diane Duke was accompanied by former performer Lydia Lee (aka Julie Meadows), producers Mo Reese and Lorenzo Marr, and FSC staff on a day-long trip to Sacramento, to stand in opposition of Assembly Bill 332, the proposed California bill that would require ba... More »

Ask The Attorney: Future of Obscenity Laws

Ask The Attorney: Future of Obscenity Laws
Will obscenity laws and enforcement exist 20 years from now? J.D. OBENBERGER 1. That every action causes an equal and opposite reaction is not just a law of physics; I think it’s true in society as well. Moral conservatives can be expected to vent their frustration and rage at an advancing l... More »

The Evolution and Diversification of Fetish Fashion

The Evolution and Diversification of Fetish Fashion
Fetish attire has come a long way since the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. In those days, fetish attire was much more underground than it is now. But with BDSM depictions showing up in everything from beer commercials to sitcoms to telenovelas these days, fetish fashions are much more ubiquitous than they ... More »

Is File Sharing Theft?

Is File Sharing Theft?
The language we use to frame digital piracy matters, and the real problem is that 20th century notions of theft simply don’t apply. Copying content one did not create is not the same zero-sum game as stealing, because the owner still has his original content. And now, entire generations of &ld... More »

Thorny Issue With Age-Verification Laws

Thorny Issue With Age-Verification Laws
Recent changes to federal online age verification legislation is spurring marketers of adult oriented materials to take a new look at the ongoing problems and the questionable solutions to this hot-button issue — and at how one problem so readily begets another... In “Age Verification a... More »

Getting Your Rocks-Off in British Style

Getting Your Rocks-Off in British Style
The reserved Brit is a stereotype that has all but been debunked by last year’s friendly, colorful and exuberant Olympic Games, and of course by a certain trilogy of monochrome themed books that have made a modest impact on the world of erotic publishing. But you would be mistaken for believin... More »

Futuristic Forms With 3D Printing Potential

Futuristic Forms With 3D Printing Potential
It’s a long-held, common belief that sex drives technology and its mainstreaming. The advent of the Internet, VCR and camcorders often serve as examples of technology that has evolved and facilitated the consumption of adult content by bringing it into the everyday lives of society and enablin... More »

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