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Powerful Paperwork: 2

Powerful Paperwork: 2
In part one, we looked at disclosure notices and COPA. In today's conclusion, we'll look at jurisdictional considerations and other notices. All About Location Obscenity prosecutions of a party distributing content via the Internet require the government to prove that the accused party intended ... More »

Powerful Paperwork: 1

Powerful Paperwork: 1
A surprisingly large number of adult entertainment companies fail to post appropriate legal compliance and "notice" statements on their websites. Even more conduct business online without adequate terms and conditions of use, if they have any at all. These omissions can become costly mistakes that ... More »

Secure Your Domain

Secure Your Domain
One of the most valuable assets that an adult webmaster has — even more valuable than their content — is their domain name. Your domain name is your brand, and like Wheaties cereal, it hopefully has a following. For instance, imagine suddenly owning the domain www.barelylegal.com or maybe www.cl... More »

Money Management

Money Management
The story has been told many times before. A top-name celebrity or professional athlete comes to the end of what was a very lucrative career — years of receiving multimillion-dollar salaries, extravagant gifts and a jet-setter's lifestyle — only to discover that they're broke. How did this happ... More »

Adult Retail in Georgia

Adult Retail in Georgia
In Georgia, the state Legislature has been considering a bill that could — if it is passed and becomes law — make it considerably more expensive for video retailers to sell or rent adult titles in that Southern state. Under Georgia House Bill 1553, which was introduced earlier this year, any st... More »

Hardcore Content: 2

Hardcore Content: 2
In part one, we'll look at hardcore content, the definition of obscenity and the Miller test. In this conculsion, we'll look at Internet issues, self-censorship and beyond. Internet Issues Unlike a magazine or video, the infinite nature of works displayed on the Internet — with capabilities fo... More »

Hardcore Content: 1

Hardcore Content: 1
Hardcore content. It’s not hard to find, if you know where to look. Websites like CumFarters. com or PornJackass.com feature some of the most extreme hardcore content available online. At CockBrutality.com, the words “gaping,” “pissing” and “choking” often appear. On Khan Tusion’s... More »

Looking After Adult Talent

Looking After Adult Talent
Compare a porn star to a professional athlete. Both must possess certain physical attributes and skills. Both are employed in physically demanding jobs that require good conditioning, and at times the “players” are at risk for chronic injuries. Both can be relatively short-lived careers, and bot... More »

Adult Mobile and the Law: 2

Adult Mobile and the Law: 2
In part one, we looked at the increasing memory and bandwidth capabilities of mobile devices and their applicability as an adult content distribution platform. In this conclusion, we'll examine the law, the cellular providers and issues to consider when negotiating your agreement. Know the Law M... More »

Adult Mobile and the Law: 1

Adult Mobile and the Law: 1
In the May 2005 issue of XBIZ World, I addressed the newly emerging mobile content distribution platform and its implications for the adult entertainment business. What has happened since then is truly remarkable. In less than a year, the display of adult content on mobile devices has gone from a co... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Understanding 'Camming Sociology' Can Enhance Interactions

After working for six years in the live cam industry as a cam model and almost double the amount of time studying — while working simultaneously — how relationships work in cyberspace, I am... More »

Proper Fisting Techniques for Gentle Stimulation

Does the phrase “anal fisting” make your sphincter clench in terror? Does it seem like an urban legend or an extreme party trick? Most people scoff at the idea of trying it because it sounds... More »

Camming Games, Contests Keep Customers Engaged

Last issue, I talked about the importance of changing up the ambience in a cam model room via new décor and small visual tweaks, to keep viewers engaged long-term. This time, I’d like to discuss... More »
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