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Ex-Rentboy.com CEO Plea Deal to Be Revealed Oct. 7
Sep 26, 2016 3:11 PM PDT
A federal judge next month will hear details over a plea agreement between prosecutors and Jeffrey Hurant, the former owner of Rentboy.com who was indicted on charges of running a website promoting prostitution.
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Cybersquatting Case Over CheekyDevil.com Is Tossed
Sep 23, 2016 10:29 AM PDTAn arbitrator has ruled against online dating conglomerate Together Networks after it pursued cybersquatting claims against competitor CheekyDevil.com.
IEAU Discusses Insurance Options at L.A. Meeting
Sep 23, 2016 9:00 AM PDTThe International Entertainment Adult Union gathered last week in Los Angeles for a meeting to discuss insurance options, retirement plans and having their own credit union.
L.A. County Democratic Party Officially Opposes Prop 60
Sep 21, 2016 9:15 AM PDTThe Los Angeles County Democratic Party — the largest local Democratic Party in the U.S. — has officially opposed Proposition 60.
The Stockroom Countersues Sportsheets in Trademark Battle
Sep 20, 2016 1:53 PM PDTTwo of the top bondage manufacturers and retailers in the sex toy and novelty industry are in a legal war over words.
Op-Ed: No One Wants a 'Porn Czar'; #NoProp60
Sep 19, 2016 1:52 PM PDTProposition 60 is not about safer sex or worker safety. The initiative’s approach is about power and control, and Californians should vote “no” on Prop 60 on Nov. 8.
AHF Claims Over Donations 'Unwarranted,' FSC Says
Sep 16, 2016 10:38 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition tonight charged that a proponent of Proposition 60 has wrongfully filed a complaint over funding behind the group that opposes it, the No on Prop 60 campaign, which comprises the core of the adult entertainment industry.
ASACP Assists Law Enforcement in Combating Online Exploitation
Sep 15, 2016 11:00 AM PDTThe Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is continuing its ongoing mission of protecting children in their daily digital lives — and aiding law enforcement in the process.
L.A. Times Releases New Prop 60 Poll Numbers
Sep 15, 2016 10:03 AM PDTThe Los Angeles Times released a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll today that said 55 percent of registered voters in the state would vote “yes” on Proposition 60.
San Diego Union-Tribune: 'Don't Overregulate Adult Film Industry'
Sep 14, 2016 10:40 AM PDTThe San Diego Union-Tribune is the latest major California paper to say “no” to Proposition 60, calling the AIDS Healthcare Foundation-sponsored initiative “excessive.”
U.S. Justices Won't Block Subpoena for Backpage.com
Sep 13, 2016 3:12 PM PDTThe U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to block a congressional subpoena seeking information on how Backpage.com screens ads for sexual services.
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Manufacturers Take Action Against Counterfeit Sex Toys
The mainstreaming of pleasure products is proving to be a blessing and a curse for the sex toy industry. As the demand for pleasure products continues to grow, manufacturers are seeing an increase of counterfeiters...
Trends in Paysite Design, Content Delivery
Given the highly visual nature of adult entertainment, it is no surprise that many paysites have shown design-forward approaches — some skirting the bleeding edge, while others sought stability over...