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Adult Site Becomes Christian ‘Ministry’ Site
Aug 14, 2005 12:05 PM PDTWebmistress Michele Washam claims she made $24,000 a month from her website Just4Ladies.com back when it was a female-oriented adult entertainment site, but these days, rather than pushing porn, the site sells salvation.
Free Gay Porn Has Florida TV Viewer Stumped
Aug 14, 2005 6:23 AM PDTRuben Cureses isn’t much of a TV person. When he watches, he does so on an old set with a splayed rabbit-ears antenna, usually tuned to PBS. But instead of his TV picking up BBC leftovers on the local PBS affiliate, it’s picking up hardcore man-on-man action.
Jill Kelly Productions Files Chapter 11
Aug 13, 2005 11:20 AM PDTJill Kelly Productions Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Los Angeles as one of its creditors was about to foreclose on its property and seize its library of more than 250 films.
Russian Porn Turns Political
Aug 13, 2005 6:00 AM PDTWhile the growing production of adult entertainment in the former Soviet Union is commonplace enough to usually escape excessive controversy, a new video production slated to begin shooting next week in Moscow might prove to be an exception.
Dave Pounder Retires, Enrolls at Indiana University
Aug 12, 2005 3:00 PM PDTAdult film producer/performer Dave Pounder has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in Telecommunications at Indiana University to study the social and psychological impacts of mediated sex and sexuality.
Private Reports Break-Even for First Half of 2005
Aug 12, 2005 2:02 PM PDTPrivate Media Group released its financial results for the first six months of 2005, during which the company had zero net income and decreased sales across all major business units.
Maryland Strikes Down Child Porn Law
Aug 12, 2005 12:30 PM PDTA court of appeals ruled this week that Maryland state law does not consider downloading child pornography a crime. The decision is based on an appeal filed by a man convicted of child porn possession after police raided his home in 2003 and discovered downloaded pictures of underage girls engaged in sex acts.
Acid Rain Expands European Presence
Aug 12, 2005 11:00 AM PDTAcid Rain Productions has renewed its agreement with German-based film distributor Magma Pictures and, under the new deal, will increase its output of titles to the European market.
Jameson Clarifies Tyson Rumors
Aug 12, 2005 9:59 AM PDTJenna Jameson has commented on the rumors that ClubJenna has approached former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson to discuss the possibility of the boxer appearing in an upcoming movie.
AOL Wins $13 Million Spammer Judgment
Aug 11, 2005 4:39 PM PDTOnly days after Microsoft claimed victory against a spammer to the tune of $7 million, another Internet giant, America Online, won a similar spam victory – this time against an established “spam gang” known to generate some of the highest volume spam on the Internet.
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...
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,...