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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 »

Adult Ads on the Airwaves

Adult Ads on the Airwaves
Because of its reach and cost-effectiveness, radio advertising usually is the first step up from the print medium for adult-business advertisers. But is mainstream radio truly open to adult advertising? And what can adult industry advertisers really expect from radio today? Debra Peterson, marketin... More »

A .XXX Perspective

A .XXX Perspective
I really care about this industry and a lot of the people in it. We got lucky today, nothing more and nothing less. If anyone thinks ICANN spared the "poor pornographers" I would seriously reconsider that thought. They are a business too, and .xxx stood to put an ass load of money in their pockets. ... More »

May Law Beat: 2

May Law Beat: 2
In part one we looked at Google, Perfect 10, the concept of fair use and beyond. In this conclusion, we'll examine producer's rights and explore the Perfect 10 case and the government's pursuit of Google more thoroughly. Producer's Rights Consequently, if you are a content producer, you may want... More »

May Law Beat: 1

May Law Beat: 1
Here's a poser for you: Where would you find the one company that is simultaneously at the forefront of the federal government's concerns over minors' access to adult sexual content and at the cutting edge of the adult industry's concerns over pirated content? The answer: Google. But I am not su... More »

See Hillary Run

See Hillary Run
In various polls conducted in 2005 and 2006, registered Democrats picked Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as the person most likely to receive the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008. And on the Republican side, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice often has been mentioned as a possible presidentia... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Expanding Your Mastermind Group Should Be a Game Plan

After a decade of selling an automation software product for managing websites, it’s been interesting to follow the trends of our customers throughout the past year. At the end of every year, we... More »

‘Anything Interactive’ Will Be in Industry’s Future

With the new year upon us, many people focus on resolutions and 92 percent of those who make them don’t succeed in keeping them. Others look towards the future. Looking back to the early years of... More »

Focusing, Again, on Tradeshow Etiquette

I’m very excited to have been asked by XBIZ World to write the third part of my ongoing series of articles on tradeshow etiquette. In Part I of the series, I discussed business cards, substance... More »
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