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Part One: Can Copyright Be Fixed?

Part One: Can Copyright Be Fixed?
If there’s one thing that just about everybody agrees upon with respect to the current state of copyright laws and intellectual property rights-enforcement, it’s that the system is broken. Whether you are a rightsholder who has grown weary of the ceaseless game of whack-a-mole that issu... More »

Measure B Would Affect Only 280 Adult Performers In Los Angeles County In Colossal Waste Of Taxpayer

Measure B Would Affect Only 280 Adult Performers In Los Angeles County In Colossal Waste Of Taxpayer
A detailed analysis of the adult entertainment industry’s medical testing database reveals only 280 performers live and work year-round in Los Angeles County and make up the bulk of scenes shot and subject to the provisions of Measure B, the so-called “Safer Sex” init... More »

NO On Government Waste Committee Responds to Fair Political Practices Commission With More Evidence

NO On Government Waste Committee Responds to Fair Political Practices Commission With More Evidence
In response to the Fair Political Practices Commission request for additional information, the No on Government Waste Committee, opponents to Measure B, the so-called “Safer Sex” initiative on the Nov. 6thballot in Los Angeles County, sent additional information on the AIDS... More »

Social Media Misconceptions

Social Media Misconceptions
As a social media marketing consultant and coach, I run into a few common misconceptions from people who are trying to delve into the world on social media marketing. It confuses people new to it, and people who’ve been using it for a while sometimes need a refresher. So with that… some... More »

Don't Feed Trolls On The Boards

Don't Feed Trolls On The Boards
Over the years, I have often joked with friends that my epitaph will read “Sarah Jayne: I knew her from the boards.” I am one of the original board whores. My first steps in the industry being made with the help of the community of the now-defunct Porncity BBS and since then there has ba... More »

Commitment To Prosecutions

Commitment To Prosecutions
In an interview recently published by the Daily Caller, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Patrick Truman, revealed that Mitt Romney personally assured Truman earlier this year that Romney would “vigorously” prosecute porn... More »

Increasing Product Sales

Increasing Product Sales
Are you selling to consumers or do you work in B2B sales?  There are certain objectives that you can easily overcome that will help to increase sales.  Virtual sales for digital content, services or member-access type websites are fundamentally different from a product-based business. &nbs... More »

The Truth About L.A.’s Condom Ballot Measure

The Truth About L.A.’s Condom Ballot Measure
AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s latest billboard attack on the adult industry appears to be Michael Weinstein’s attempt at irony, but actually betrays his campaign’s real purpose – to attack adult entertainment, under the guise of “protecting performers.&rdqu... More »

First Round of Performer Subsidy Fund Checks Going Out Today

First Round of Performer Subsidy Fund Checks Going Out Today
The Performer Subsidy Fund will send its first round of subsidy checks to performers today. Performers that tested during the month of September and had test data entered into the Adult Production Health & Safety Services (APHSS.org) database system can look forward to a subsidy of... More »

Los Angeles County Republican and Libertarian Parties Join Growing List of Groups Opposing Measure B

Los Angeles County Republican and Libertarian Parties Join Growing List of Groups Opposing Measure B
Adding to the groundswell of opposition building against Measure B, the so-called “Safer Sex” initiative on the Nov. 6th ballot in Los Angeles County, the Republican and Libertarian Parties of Los Angeles County both joined in announcing their opposition to the controversia... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle

On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled... More »

Ad Networks: A Look at Compliance Issues

Among the major concerns of online marketers when evaluating advertising creatives are the return on investment, click-through and engagement rates, (re)targeting and opportunities for micro-tuning monetization.... More »

Ad Networks: Maximizing Precious Time and Resources

For traffic-savvy adult website operators and marketers, buying ad space and premium placement on select sites is a proven method for attracting audiences. This has traditionally involved studying a site’s... More »
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