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It Is a Small World, After All

It Is a Small World, After All
When looking at the worldwide opportunities in any market, the key issues go well beyond simple supply and demand to include many other factors, such as the customer’s ability to pay for your product or service. Within the adult webmastering community, this discussion typically revolved around... More »

Going it Alone

Going it Alone
In my previous blog, I discussed the importance of trust in the adult food chain, as well as some of the new, potential threats to that trust; and the importance of ensuring that consumers can enjoy a well-deserved trust of the adult sites they visit. But what else can an operator do to avoid pro... More »

Mobile Subscriptions to Jump 20% in Canada

Mobile Subscriptions to Jump 20% in Canada
Canada may be as much as 5% lower in mobile phone penetration than the United States in 2010, but the experts believe that usage will increase steadily in the next couple of years, exploding by as much as 20% by 2014. In fact, eMarketer.com has forecasted that Canada will boast as many as 30 million... More »

Real Reality Shows

Real Reality Shows
"Chicken Little” starring Cockey Lockey does indeed sound like it could be the latest twink DVD sensation to make its way to the video-ondemand theaters on the Internet in the ultimate pornification of art imitating life. Though the plausibility of the title and the stage name could be mistaken fo... More »

Temptation & Trustworthiness

Temptation & Trustworthiness
Trust: it is the foundation of so much of the online adult entertainment business and transaction cycle, yet it is seemingly an increasingly elusive quality, as times get tougher and bottom lines plummet — a situation which can easily bring out the worst in people. Take for example the typical ... More »

FSC: The Adult Industry Trade Association

FSC: The Adult Industry Trade Association
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FSC Announces Breakthrough with Tubesites

FSC Announces Breakthrough with Tubesites
Free Speech Coalition (FSC) announced today that several tubesites have agreed to implement the FSC’s Anti-Piracy Action Program (APAP) and use the program’s software technology to flag potentially infringing content and help prevent users from sharing material that is not legal for them to shar... More »

The .XXX Ghetto

The .XXX Ghetto
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Consumers Embrace “Digital Home” Idea

Consumers Embrace “Digital Home” Idea
What That Means for Web-Based Businesses… As we started 2010 statistics and numbers gurus at Deloitte released their “State of the Media Democracy” report, which gave some insight into the latest craze – combining their top two obsessions: television and the Internet. The r... More »

FSC All-Star Anti-Piracy Video: Would You Steal From Ron Jeremy?

FSC All-Star Anti-Piracy Video: Would You Steal From Ron Jeremy?
We did something that’s never been done before – we got a bunch of adult performers together and asked them to send a message about illegal downloading. Free content and illegal downloads are having a devastating effect on the adult industry, as well as the music industry (see Jack Black’s... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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 »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... 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 »
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