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Chase Bank Slams the Door on More Porn Stars
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Chase Bank has reportedly sent out letters to hundreds of porn stars notifying them that their accounts would be closed on May 11. Teagan Presley confirmed to XBIZ that her personal account was one of the ones shut down.
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Britain Proposing Age Verification for All Porn Sites
Monday, April 21, 2014A new law in Great Britain may force users accessing any porn sites porn to verify that they’re 18 years of age if a new government proposal is adopted.
2 Fetish Porn Performers Charged With Animal Cruelty
Friday, April 18, 2014Adult performers Megan Jones and Gloria Shynez were arrested this month on cruelty to animals charges.
SexToys247.com Domain Name Ordered Transferred
Thursday, April 17, 2014The registered owner of SexToys247.com, charged with "cyberflying" the domain name in a scheme to drive up its purchase price, was ordered last month to give it up to Melbourne-based 365 Enterprises Pty. Ltd., which operates the online sex toy store SexToys247.com.au.
FSC Supports Change.org Petition Targeting AHF's Weinstein
Wednesday, April 16, 2014An online petition that seeks to oust the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's CEO and president, Michael Weinstein, now has the support of the Free Speech Coalition.
Geneva Fines Parlor Advertising Bareback Fellatio
Monday, April 14, 2014Venusia, a Geneva massage parlor, is appealing to Switzerland’s highest court over a 1,000-franc fine it received for advertising oral sex services without the use of a condom.
China Renews Porn Crackdown
Monday, April 14, 2014China has launched “Cleaning the Web 2014,” the country's latest salvo in its war on porn.
GoDaddy Revenge Porn Case May Head to the Texas Supreme Court
Friday, April 11, 2014Yesterday a Texas appeals court ruled that a group of revenge porn victims could not sue GoDaddy.com for hosting offending content. But the group’s lawyer, John Morgan, disagrees, and says he is taking the case to the Texas Supreme Court.
Search Warrant Seeking User Data Served on Motherless.com
Thursday, April 10, 2014A South Dakota man, charged with soliciting sex with a minor over the Internet, used Motherless.com's instant chat system during the commission of the crime, according to an affidavit seeking a search warrant.
ATVOD: Femdom BDSM Site Violated Rule 11
Thursday, April 10, 2014ATVOD has disclosed that the operator of femdom BDSM site Urban Chick Supremacy Cell (UC-SC-Femdom.com) was determined to have violated Rule 11, a statute that requires website operators make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn.
FTC Complaint Signals Caution for Dating Sites
Wednesday, April 09, 2014For the online adult industry, news of the FTC's charges against Jerk.com could put a cautionary spin on practices made by certain sectors, particularly the dating space.
Dev Depot: Wow Slider, Flexible jQuery Powered Slider System
Among the most popular of web design trends over the past few years has been the use of sliding horizontal panels, known as carousels and sliders. These implementations range from simple eye candy to full-blown...
Google Enters Webcam Market
Ask nearly anyone involved in Internet marketing what today’s hotspots are and they will likely mention terms such as “interactive,” “live chat” and “user uploaded videos,”...
Direct Connection: ModelCentro Helps Turn Models Into Products
Among the most pronounced trends in online adult entertainment has been the move of talent into the role of producer and distributor — where direct access to fans via live cams, social media and...