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FSC Response to AHF Signature Submission to Get Condom Initiative on L.A. County Ballot

FSC Response to AHF Signature Submission to Get Condom Initiative on L.A. County Ballot
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) today issued this response to AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) earlier announcement (contained in the press release at this link). AHF reported that they have submitted 360,000 petition signatures in a continuing effort to mandate the use of condoms on adult pro... More »

Ms. Duke Goes to Washington

Ms. Duke Goes to Washington
FSC Executive Director visited Washington D.C. this week, to lobby legislators on behalf of the adult entertainment industry.... More »

L.A. Condom Ordinance: Council Refers Implementation Plan Development to Arts, Parks, Health & Aging

L.A. Condom Ordinance: Council Refers Implementation Plan Development to Arts, Parks, Health & Aging
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) was notified today by the L.A. City Administrator’s Office that the L.A. City Council has referred development of enforcement strategy for the city condom ordinance to the Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee. Until recently, the development of a... More »

Working Group Postpones Results of Report on Condom Ordinance Enforcement

Working Group Postpones Results of Report on Condom Ordinance Enforcement
At the City Administrator’s office this morning, the Working Group on the City of Los Angeles Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Ordinance met to review a report on enforcement strategy for condom ordinance on adult sets. The meeting was started and it was announced that the W... More »

The Ends of the Earth – How Far Can U.S. Content producers pursue foreign infringers?

The Ends of the Earth – How Far Can U.S. Content producers pursue foreign infringers?
Introduction. We all witnessed the uproar over PIPA and SOPA at the beginning of the year.  Internet free speech advocates took to cyberspace in a call for action against these proposed laws.  Advocating for the broad principle of intellectual property protection, lobbyists for the mainst... More »

FSC Responds to DOJ Call for Comments on 2257

FSC Responds to DOJ Call for Comments on 2257
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has responded to a call by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for comments on 2257. A letter was sent to the DOJ on Tuesday in order to be ahead of Wednesday’s deadline for comments. The action follows last week’s victory in the Third Circuit court... More »

Mandatory Condom Law Spurs Potential Exodus

Mandatory Condom Law Spurs Potential Exodus
In late January, 2012, the city of Los Angeles passed a landmark law requiring all adult content producers to mandate the use of condoms by performers as a condition for obtaining a filming permit. This first-of-its-kind, mandatory condom law sent shock waves through the adult industry, and represen... More »

The Condoms Have Arrived (Sort Of)

The Condoms Have Arrived (Sort Of)
As you may remember from my article last summer for XBIZ World, I declared that the condoms were coming. That declaration was in reference to the position that Cal/OSHA had taken at the June 7, 2011, meeting in Los Angeles where a strong contingency of representatives of the industry turned out to b... More »

Challenging The Copyrightability Of Porn

Challenging The Copyrightability Of Porn
Adult entertainment companies have become increasingly aggressive about defending their intellectual property rights, with high-profile cases being filed against illegal tube sites, file lockers, and torrenters. With the advent of porn companies enforcing their rights, a chorus has risen against the... More »

2257 Decision Reversed on Appeal in Third Circuit

2257 Decision Reversed on Appeal in Third Circuit
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) received news this morning that it won the appeal to the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning an earlier District Court decision to dismiss the suit challenging the constitutionality of 18 U.S.C. § 2257 and 2257a. This allows the lawsuit to ... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »

Five Tips to Generate Repeat Business

A $50 sale is great. But what if you could get that same $50 sale to come back four times in the next few months? Here are some ideas how to achieve that. 1) On your receipts, you should have an option... More »
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