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FSC: When the government comes a knockin’, sometimes, you can send them walkin’

FSC: When the government comes a knockin’, sometimes, you can send them walkin’
Understand your rights! Last month, the Free Speech Coalition was informed that agents of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, at least one occasion, appeared at the home of an adult industry performer asking that the model immediately provide a blood sample. The L.A. County Departmen... More »

FSC’s Duke Debates .XXX on CNN

FSC’s Duke Debates .XXX on CNN
Attorney Robert Corn-Revere and ICM Registry CEO Stuart Lawley (l to r)at the 2007 XBIZ Hollywood Conference Yesterday, Free Speech Coalition (FSC) Executive Director Diane Duke appeared live on CNN International to debate the newly-launched .XXX “sponsored” Top Level Domain with ICM Re... More »

Back to the Future -Hatch Calls for More Obscenity Prosecutions Just in Time for the Presidential Bi

Back to the Future -Hatch Calls for More Obscenity Prosecutions Just in Time for the Presidential Bi
Gas up the DeLorean, because Orrin Hatch is taking us back to 1984.  “As the toxic waste of obscenity continues to spread and harm everyone it touches, it appears the Obama administration is giving up without a fight.”  The previous sentence is part of a statement issued by Sen... More »

FSC Reaches Out to Performers Affected by PornWikileaks

FSC Reaches Out to Performers Affected by PornWikileaks
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) today announced it is looking into legal options available for performers affected by the PornWikileaks.com website. The site has exposed the personal information of thousands of purported performers and gained international media attention after being exposed on industry... More »

New Law Will Ban Certain Internet Sales Practices

New Law Will Ban Certain Internet Sales Practices
The Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA), which I reported on past June while it was still pending in Congress, was signed into law by President Obama at the end of 2010. It is an important law that, as I cautioned last year, is likely to have a significant impact on the way many In... More »

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Selling Bareback Movies?

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Selling Bareback Movies?
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) since 2009, has waged a campaign against adult industry production companies in an effort to legislate mandatory condom use on adult production sets. Imagine our surprise when this story appeared on gay industry blog TheSword.com yesterday, alleging that an AH... More »

Here’s Some of What FSC Offers to Members

Here’s Some of What FSC Offers to Members
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) is the trade association for the adult entertainment industry. Our mission is to lead, protect and support the growth and development of the adult entertainment community. As such we are often the watchdog for the industry, on the forefront of protecting the industry thro... More »

FSC Anti-Piracy Program Adds Slutload, Takes Down Bootlegger

FSC Anti-Piracy Program Adds Slutload, Takes Down Bootlegger
Ventura Content, parent company of Pink Visual, this week reached a settlement with AFIC, Inc., operators of tubesite Slutload.com, in a copyright infringement suit filed in December. One of the conditions of the settlement requires Slutload.com to participate in Free Speech Coalition’s Anti... More »

COICA: Friend or Foe?

COICA: Friend or Foe?
Between the entertainment industry honing in on infringers and the current presidential administration looking to “crack down” on illegal content online, it’s no wonder that Senator Leahy’s “Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act” (COICA) has been maki... More »

Now What? Video of .XXX Seminar at Phoenix Forum

Now What? Video of .XXX Seminar at Phoenix Forum
Footage From 2011 Phoenix Forum "Dot-XXX - What Next" Seminar. from Sssh.com Original Films on Vimeo. Well, here it is – the much anticipated video of the “.XXX – Now What?” seminar that was presented at webmaster trade conference The Phoenix Forum, on April 2. As you&rsqu... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

How Advertisers Use Your Devices to Sell You Stuff

The paranoia has reached an all-time high. Now some people actually believe that their microwave ovens are spying on them — despite the fact they don’t have any listening devices or cameras.... More »

As Mobile Grows, So Does Need to Push Sales

The number of consumers browsing and buying online will reach 270 million by 2020, driven largely by activity on mobile devices, according to Forrester. Business is booming and the fact that most purchases... More »

With AI, Routine Tasks Start Fading Away

I just turned 42. The list of things I may never do again is growing fast. I no longer dream that I will become an Olympian in any sport except archery or horseback riding. The oldest Olympians in those... More »
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