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Is Marc Dorcel's Big Ad Win a Positive Bellwether for Adult?
Jun 26, 2015 8:45 AM PST
French adult entertainment studio Marc Dorcel has always set itself apart from most other studios by creating porn with a bit of flair and always at the cutting edge.
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Financial Times Looks at ‘Porn’s New Marketing Tactics’
Jun 25, 2015 7:00 AM PST
Although adult business crowdfunding is not new, a U.K. businessman and entrepreneur is attempting to have his platform blessed by the U.K.’s House of Lords.
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APN Slates U.K. Age-Verification Networking Event
Jun 24, 2015 9:25 AM PSTThe Adult Provider Network, in association with sponsors Intelligent ID, Callcredit and W2 Global Data, has planned to present a U.K. networking event next month to connect adult webmasters, video-on-demand operators and broadcasters with identity, age-verification and payment solution providers.
Selling Adult Ebooks Is Illegal in Germany Before 10 p.m.
Jun 22, 2015 4:44 PM PSTGermany’s authority for youth protection — the Jugendschutzbehörde — has now declared that online retailers can’t sell sexually explicit ebooks before 10 p.m.
TROUBLEfilms Donates to Backlash From ‘Ban This Sick Filth’ Proceeds
Jun 16, 2015 9:39 AM PSTTROUBLEfilms announced today that the studio has donated $400 to Backlash to help fight against new regulations that require U.K. video-on-demand operators adhere to the same guidelines laid out for DVD sex shop-type porn by the British Board of Film Censors.
Petra Ouwehand Picked as The Adult Awards’ Brand Manager
Jun 15, 2015 2:01 PM PSTAwards and party organizer Petra Ouwehand has joined The Adult Awards as brand manager.
French Retailer Sexodrome Loses Cybersquatting Case
Jun 10, 2015 5:04 PM PSTLibrairie des Artistes, which operates the Sexodrome sex shop in Paris as well as companion retail website Sexodrome.fr, has lost its bid to gain control over two similar domain names, Sexodrome-Europe.com and Sexodrome.xxx.
The Adult Awards 2015 Announces Details, Site Launch
Jun 6, 2015 6:00 AM PSTOrganizers of The Adult Awards 2015 have revealed details for its inaugural event.
Webstream.co.uk Offers DIY Live Cam Platform
May 26, 2015 2:00 PM PSTTechnological hurdles while delivering a polished, smooth streaming and globally available live show online are numerous, but now Webstream.co.uk says it has created a simple platform for models or studio owners to use with “all of those obstacles cleared away completely.”
Leaked EU Statement Challenges U.K.'s Online Porn Block
May 26, 2015 7:00 AM PSTThe U.K. government’s mandate to establish a national online opt-in porn filtering system is getting serious pushback from the Council of the European Union (EU).
Sex Toys Debut for Use With Virtual Reality Headsets
May 19, 2015 7:00 AM PSTVirtualRealPorn (VRP) and Lovense have debuted male and female interactive sex toys designed for use with virtual reality headsets.
Adult Industry Meets With ATVOD at Roundtable Meeting
May 14, 2015 3:41 PM PSTAdult entertainment industry stakeholders met yesterday evening in a roundtable meeting with officials from British video-on-demand regulator ATVOD for a discussion over age-verification compliance and the new AVMS regulations.
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