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XXXLAW Bulletin On 2257

XXXLAW Bulletin On 2257
Editor's Note: Noted Attorney J.D. Obenberger has been very active in protecting the rights of adult webmasters and providing legal guidance in diverse areas of concern, including the impact of the proposed changes to the 18 USC 2257 record keeping requirements. The following are comments from his m... More »

Total Crap

Total Crap
"Before you continue, the owner(s) of this website would like to warn you of a proposal that would seriously limit your personal freedoms as well as the personal freedoms of those of us who supply you with adult entertainment. This proposal, fr25jn04-23, would put serious new restrictions on the... More »

Legal Update: July, 2004: 2

Legal Update: July, 2004: 2
In the conclusion of this month's legal update, noted first amendment attorney Larry Walters takes a look at the latest online sex and gaming news, porn sites around the world, and other important issues facing adult Webmasters today... Sex News John K. Coil admitted in a plea deal to mailing f... More »

Legal Update: July, 2004: 1

Legal Update: July, 2004: 1
In the first installment of this month's Adult Industry Update, noted first amendment attorney Larry Walters takes a look at news from the Department of Justice, including proposed updates to 2257 regulations, and other important issues facing adult Webmasters today... Privacy Policies May Now Be... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 12: Going Live

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 12: Going Live
We've taken you from start to finish, A to Z, soup to nuts. After all of this hard work and perseverance, you might be wondering, when do I get paid? The quick answer is "maybe never." Why didn't I tell you this before we started? Put simply, I believe this series of articles to be a litmus t... More »

Adult Industry and Human Relations

Adult Industry and Human Relations
It seems that every race, religion, culture and person has certain taboos about pornography, along with different definitions of what is obscene. The adult industry has always had its share of frowns, attacks, and abuses. But in the course of life itself, there is nothing more natural and beauti... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 11: Legal Issues

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 11: Legal Issues
Staying out of jail is a worthwhile pursuit. While this worst-case scenario only befalls a handful of careless webmasters every year, the current administration’s Justice Department would like to see more individuals put out of business. You can minimize your exposure to not only jail time but t... More »

Privacy: Part 2

Privacy: Part 2
In Part 1, we looked at using a fake name and obtaining an alternate business address as a means of protecting your privacy. In today's conclusion, we'll examine banking issues and more... Banking With Your Alternate Identity In the 21st Century, the new crime is "Identity Theft." Someone doesn'... More »

Privacy: Part 1

Privacy: Part 1
Protecting your life and property is pretty important, but many of us do not take even the most basic steps to protect ourselves. Being in the adult business, we're more susceptible and visible than the average person, and should be doing more than the average person to protect ourselves. Here are s... More »

The Importance Of Stats: 1

The Importance Of Stats: 1
Knowing where your traffic comes from, what these visitors are doing on your site, where they're leaving from, why they're leaving, and where they're going to, are all vital bits of information that are required to optimize the revenue you receive from your online marketing efforts; and detailed usa... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »

Cutting Costs in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Adult website owners are comprised of two groups: One is comfortable giving up 30-50 percent of their site’s gross sales revenue (aka profit) in exchange for software, hosting and services despite... More »
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