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Country Snapshot: Netherlands

Country Snapshot: Netherlands
Sometimes referred to as Holland which actually only constitutes a part of it, the Netherlands is one of my favorite countries. It has a cosmopolitan and international feel to it, and even old people there seem to radiate a youthful exuberance sorely lacking elsewhere. Maybe it's something to ... More »

Kross Poised for Stardom

Kross Poised for Stardom
Kayden Kross is an Adam & Eve contract performer, having signed a one-year contract effective Jan. 1 that calls for her to appear in up to 12 productions and to represent Adam & Eve at signings and promotional events, working with all divisions of the company. "I was looking at a couple of compan... More »

Joomla CMS

Joomla CMS
For enterprising adult webmasters looking to build and control their own dynamic websites, content management systems (CMS) are a must, and the Joomla OpenSource CMS is an excellent solution for most developers, regardless of their experience level. Content managers — online interfaces where we... More »

Webair Hosts Future

Webair Hosts Future
In 1996, Michael Christopher's ex-girlfriend asked him to design a website for her father's chiropractic insurance company. For his efforts, he was promised the impressive fee of $1,000. But there was one problem. Michael didn't know what the heck he was doing. "I was a web designer, but I rea... More »

Country Snapshot: Finland

Country Snapshot: Finland
The Republic of Finland, situated in the Scandinavian portion of Northern Europe, was recently rated the best country to live in by Reader's Digest. Bordered by Sweden, Russia and Norway, Finland has a population of about 5.3 million people, and yet covers an area of some 130,000 square miles; ma... More »

WebBilling Charges Future

WebBilling Charges Future
The U.S. dollar is being drubbed by the euro at historic levels. At this writing, the euro is a robust plus-46 percent premium against the American greenback, and people who follow the money markets say things will stay this way for a long time. While this may cause consternation in some domestic of... More »

'The Make Up' by Paradise Visuals

'The Make Up' by Paradise Visuals
Once again, XBIZ Video presents two of porn's most beloved journalists discussing one of the many products available in the adult marketplace: "The Make Up" by Paradise Visuals – Directed by Spencer Benedict and Starring Felix Vicious, Sunny Lane, Leah Luv, Kimberly Kane, Hailey Young, John West, ... More »

Under the Radar: Girls

Under the Radar: Girls
Each year hundreds of girls enter the adult business with more than visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads. They want to make money, for sure, but many are also in search of something even more elusive: fame. True fame is not easily attainable through pornography. For every first-name-only ... More »

Under the Radar: Guys

Under the Radar: Guys
If it's difficult for female performers to get their names out there, then it's next to impossible for the guys. Male performers get no respect. Not only do their photos rarely appear on box covers, their names are, at best, usually listed on the back. For all the bashing the adult industry gets fro... More »

Colt Studio

Colt Studio
There's no more iconic image in gay porn than the massively built bodies of COLT Studio. For more than 40 years, the legendary all-male erotica company has presented us with hyper-butch men with massive muscles, hairy chest and square jaw, like Tom of Finland drawings come to life. But even after... 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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