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David Cameron: Porn Must Be Restricted to Adults
Jul 30, 2015 2:54 PM PDTPrime Minister David Cameron this week warned that porn sites will face being shut down unless its operators take action to stop children accessing their sexually explicit material.
XBIZ London Special Room Rate Ends Friday
Jul 30, 2015 11:09 AM PDTXBIZ’s special nightly room rate of £209 for its host hotel — the Hilton DoubleTree Tower of London hotel — is ending on Friday at 5 p.m. (BST — London).
Playboy Plus Inks Key Deal in Poland
Jul 27, 2015 9:00 AM PDTMindGeek’s Playboy Plus Europe has inked a major deal with Multimedia Polska, one of the leading cable operators in Poland.
Lovehoney a Finalist for Lloyds Bank National Business Award
Jul 23, 2015 6:00 AM PDTLovehoney has been short listed for the Lloyds National Bank 2015 Customer Focus Award, the company announced today.
French MP Demands Filtering for Online Porn
Jul 21, 2015 11:09 AM PDTA member of the French Parliament last week asked the government to introduce a measure countrywide that would automatically block porn sites unless users opt-in and manually enter an “access code.”
Ratcliff on Age-Verification Debate at Parliament
Jul 20, 2015 4:19 PM PDTThe U.K. government sees value in the development of an industry-sponsored route for age verification and the adult business should rally behind the Digital Policy Alliance and British Standards Institution in support of this, according to Chris Ratcliff, managing director of Portland Broadcasting Ltd., which offers pay-per-view and subscription TV services.
Is Marc Dorcel's Big Ad Win a Positive Bellwether for Adult?
Jun 26, 2015 8:45 AM PDTFrench 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.
Financial Times Looks at ‘Porn’s New Marketing Tactics’
Jun 25, 2015 7:00 AM PDTAlthough 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.
APN Slates U.K. Age-Verification Networking Event
Jun 24, 2015 9:25 AM PDTThe 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 PDTGermany’s authority for youth protection — the Jugendschutzbehörde — has now declared that online retailers can’t sell sexually explicit ebooks before 10 p.m.
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