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Looking Forward

Looking Forward
Recently, XBIZ Video Magazine asked several industry players "What are you most looking forward to professionally in 2008?" Here's what they had to say: In 2008, I really hope to get my name out there more. Being under contract can sometimes have its backlash with how often your name is mentio... More »

Sometimes I'd Rather Be Wrong

Sometimes I'd Rather Be Wrong
Last time around I cautioned against complacency in the face of a seemingly improving political climate and warned that regulation might soon replace prosecution as our most troublesome form of official repression. How was I to know that squeaky-clean, by-the-book content producer Naughty America wo... More »

BDSM and ‘Buyer’s Remorse’

BDSM and ‘Buyer’s Remorse’
A recent thread on GFY, raises some interesting issues surrounding the production of adult content, and BDSM content in particular. There is a substantial difference between doing something that you regret and being forced to do something against your will. The former is unfortunate — and we’... More »

The Election Lost?

The Election Lost?
I just read an editorial analysis by AVN’s Mark Kernes that claimed there was a Supreme Court ruling that upheld Indiana’s demand that voters prove who they are by means of showing a state-issued driver’s license – and I’m compelled to comment on his observations. While I won’t go int... More »

Sex Toy Trends

Sex Toy Trends
It's that time of year. Consumers are emptying out their bedside drawers and tossing out the cracked cock rings, limp dildos and rabbit vibes that no longer vibe; and they are ready and waiting for the next big thing. In an industry where "out with the old, in with the new" takes on a literal meanin... More »

Network Solutions doing domain tasting on surfer whois lookups

Network Solutions doing domain tasting on surfer whois lookups
It has long been suspected by domainers that when you do a lookup to see if a domain is registered (ie.whois lookup) at a registrar, that the registrar uses that information to either register the domain for themselves or sell that data to third-parties. Imagine the situation that you are on Netw... More »

Porn.com Gives PimpRoll a Boost

Porn.com Gives PimpRoll a Boost
Porn.com has moved from its parked position to become a true site containing true content. The domain name that still holds the Internet record as the largest all-cash transaction when MXN Ltd. purchased it in May for $9 million, is being marketed by PimpRoll, already one of the leading affiliate ne... More »

Taxing adult biz in Pennsylvania?

Taxing adult biz in Pennsylvania?
I was scanning through xbiz and found the article titled "PA Senator Proposes Study on Adult Biz Tax Plan" and a paragraph stuck out: A Pa. state senator has proposed a study to look at levying a tax on adult products sold and adult entertainment businesses located in the state, saying that she w... More »

Navigating the Legal Challenges

Navigating the Legal Challenges
From Northern Virginia to Southern California, federal and state prosecutors and grand juries across America continued to bring criminal obscenity charges against adult operators during 2007. Some of the cases were widely reported in the adult trade publications, while others were barely reported at... More »

Mobile Games - $10 Billion in 2009

Mobile Games - $10 Billion in 2009
Juniper Research has published a new report: Mobile Games: Subscription and Download, 2007-2012. This report is viewed as an essential resource for strategic and market planners focused on mobile game market sizing, forecasting, player analysis and positioning strategies associated with current and... More »

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