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Mobile Payments Now In Demand

 Mobile Payments Now In Demand
A recent study has revealed that consumers are so comfortable with their mobile devices these days that they are actually demanding more mobile services from their banking institutions. In fact, some of the people surveyed noted that they had even switched banks just for the opportunity to use mobil... More »

Wasteland’s Rowntree to Receive FSC Leadership Award

Wasteland’s Rowntree to Receive FSC Leadership Award
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) is proud to announce that Wastelend.com CEO Colin Rowntree will receive the FSC Leadership Award, to be presented at the XBIZ Awards on Wednesday night. “Colin volunteered his time and efforts to oppose the proposed .XXX sponsored top level domains – an issue tha... More »

Condom or No Condom: That is the Question

Condom or No Condom: That is the Question
Oh, condom, you pesky bitch. That is what I want on my porn tombstone, as in, the final press release that goes out announcing my retirement from this industry, if and when it happens. I did my first movie under contract with Vivid, and being new, and prone to placing myself in increasingly u... More »

Mobile Porn Taking Over Hotel Room Audiences

Mobile Porn Taking Over Hotel Room Audiences
As originally reported by Washington Post staff writer Thomas Heath on January 24th of 2011 Marriott Hotels announced its decision to remove porn from its hotel rooms by phasing out adult video services from its in-room system in all 600,000 hotel rooms they provide worldwide. While some naive conse... More »

Embrace Your Down Time

Embrace Your Down Time
We all know it’s important to take time off. But many of us are overworked trying to “build” something. I get that. But consider this. The answers you seek often creep in when you are NOT focused on work. I am giving you permission to not only take time off but to enjoy it. You are n... More »

Advertising: The Bare Facts

Advertising: The Bare Facts
The power of advertising never ceases to amaze me. Even more astonishing, considering I have made my living on in the internet for the past eight years, was the realization that I had never acquiesced mentally to include online advertising in this robust avenue of social change. Given the amount of ... More »

XBiz Awards.... A Night To Remember

XBiz Awards.... A Night To Remember
Just a few musings about this upcoming event. The XBiz Awards, now going on for 10 years, started out as an informal, ad hoc event that was always a good party, but was a bit of the "red headed stepchild" of the industry as far as awards show go. What is wonderful to me is that Helmy has taken... More »

E-Commerce: Western Europe Takes Lead

E-Commerce: Western Europe Takes Lead
North America used to lead the way in e-commerce sales, but today Western Europe is the leader. According to a recent study conducted by Collins Stewart, the UK is leading the way and is currently the “most mature” market in all of Western Europe; however other countries are increasing t... More »

Three More Tubesites Join FSC APAP

Three More Tubesites Join FSC APAP
Free Speech Coalition’s Anti-Piracy Protection Program (APAP) has added three more tubesites to its list of participants. The latest tubesites to join the program are TNAflix, Empflix and XHamster, bringing the total number of sites participating in its Mediawise program to twelve. Other tube... More »

FSC Anti-Piracy Action Program Adds Porn Guardian to its Team

FSC Anti-Piracy Action Program Adds Porn Guardian to its Team
FSC has partnered with Porn-Guardian to expand services provided in its Anti-Piracy Action Program (APAP). “From the beginning, FSC’s Anti-Piracy Action Program has concentrated on providing a comprehensive plan that is user-friendly and adaptive to the needs of the content provider. In 201... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Randazza: Trump Victory, Big Prop 60 Win

On Tuesday afternoon, I boarded a transatlantic flight. Given all of the negativity in the 2016 presidential race, I was delighted that I would be absent for the results. I found both Donald Trump and... More »

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »
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