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Corpus Juris: Filming in California?

Corpus Juris: Filming in California?
In July, a federal judge largely upheld Congress’ most recent changes to 18 U.S.C. § 2257, the highly burdensome record-keeping regime that requires adult content producers to verify the age of performers by inspecting identification documents and maintaining cross-referenced records of t... More »

The Pitfalls of Porn End-User Copyright Litigation

The Pitfalls of Porn End-User Copyright Litigation
The other morning, a friend of mine shot me a link to a new article on XBIZ.com with the headline “Porn Piracy Defendant Uses 2257 as Weapon” (see story, page 1) and asked me for my take on the news – not so much from a legal perspective (which is good, because I’m not remote... More »

Parental Involvement is Key to Child Protection

Parental Involvement is Key to Child Protection
The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is calling for more thoughtful solutions to the problem of preventing minors from accessing legal adult entertainment websites, following recent actions taken by the U.K. that will require registration at the ISP level to view porn online ... More »

Direct-Carrier Billing Comes to the U.S.

Direct-Carrier Billing Comes to the U.S.
Carrier fragmentation plus technical and regulatory friction in the payment systems for mobile users has hampered the U.S. mobile market since its inception. This has led many marketers to think of “mobile” as “a European thing” — but all that is changing. According to... More »

Kinky Boots: An Enduring Symbol in Fetish Fashion

Kinky Boots: An Enduring Symbol in Fetish Fashion
For well over half a century, kinky boots have been a symbol of BDSM and fetish fashion. Fifty years have passed since actors Honor Blackman and Patrick Macnee (who co-starred in the 1960s British spy series “The Avengers”) recorded their single, “Kinky Boots,” which in its o... More »

Baby It’s Cold Outside! Time To Surf For Porn.

Baby It’s Cold Outside! Time To Surf For Porn.
As most of us in North America have noticed, "Climate Change" has come down like a hammer on most of the US and Canada this winter with snowstorms, ice storms and temperatures dipping below ZERO in most parts of our realm the past couple of months.Being a stats geek, I took a look at how this might ... More »

SMS Billing: Remains Popular in Some Regions

SMS Billing: Remains Popular in Some Regions
The mobile/wireless sector continues to grow steadily in the adult entertainment industry, and many people who consume adult content on mobile devices are also paying for it using those devices. Most are choosing carrier/operator billing, although others are opting for billing via SMS (short message... More »

Businesses Increasingly Using ACH Transactions

Businesses Increasingly Using ACH Transactions
One of the most refreshing aspects of working in the adult online industry is the fact that people come to it from such a diverse set of backgrounds and evolve their skill sets to successfully navigate the challenges of selling entertainment online. Payment processing via credit cards, wires and tra... More »

What’s the Future for Direct Carrier Billing?

What’s the Future for Direct Carrier Billing?
As hard as it is to fathom given the relatively short time the mobile phone market has existed, across the globe there are more people with mobile phone accounts than people with bank accounts and credit card accounts combined. The gulf in market penetration between mobile and bank/credit accounts ... More »

Billing: Looking a Little Less ‘Alternative’ Every Day

Billing: Looking a Little Less ‘Alternative’ Every Day
While the estimated decline differs from one company to the next and across different industry sectors, there’s little question that for many online adult entertainment businesses, the last five or six years have been a rough ride. With both revenue and conversion ratios dropping substantiall... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Cam Model Megan Kroft Dreams Big at Studio 20

Hey guys! Oh, I hate when I say that, all we cam girls say that, it’s beginning to sound so cliché. Hey! Hello! People from the industry, cam girls, cam boys, hello! I’m Megan Kroft.... More »

Rich Girls Offers Pro Cam Modeling Tips

The live camming industry offers endless opportunities to earn signficant sums of money and afford a luxurious lifestyle, but only with tireless efforts and non-stop perseverance. To be an elite cam model... More »

CBT Takes Testicular Play to the Next Level

CBT is an acronym often associated with cognitive behavioral therapy or computer-based training, but in the BDSM world CBT stands for none other than “cock and ball torture.” Those four little... More »
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