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Tesco Relents to Campaigners, Plans New 'Page 3' Policy
Friday, November 21, 2014
U.K.'s giant Tesco supermarket chain will no longer display front covers of tabloids to avoid instances where children could see "Page 3" images.
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Shy Love Sues Mark Schechter, Barrett Blade for Defamation
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Adult talent agent Shy Love has filed a slander lawsuit seeking unspecified damages against current ATMLA operator Mark Schechter and director Barrett Blade, alleging the defendants made false statements that she stole money from former clients while cooking the books of ATMLA when her husband owned and operated the talent agency.
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Facebook Plans to Limit 'Spammy' Posts in News Feed
Monday, November 17, 2014Starting in January, Facebook plans on minimizing the number of users who view a brand’s overly promotional organic posts in News Feed. The move by Facebook means the days are numbered for some marketers using the platform to get messages across for free.
U.K. Imposes New Age-Verification Law
Monday, November 17, 2014Online distributors of adult content in the U.K. will be forced to block R18 video-on-demand adult content before users are able to reach age-verified pay walls, according to a new law that targets content strength. The law is slated to go into effect Dec. 1.
Ira Isaacs Transferred to High-Security Prison
Thursday, November 13, 2014Fetish filmmaker Ira Isaacs, who's been serving time since July after being convicted on obscenity charges, was recently transferred to a federal penitentiary in Victorville, Calif.
AHF Files Another Suit Against L.A. County
Wednesday, November 12, 2014Last week at a press conference to discuss a California ballot initiative that would mandate condoms on porn sets, AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein called his group "unabashedly an advocacy organization." Unabashedly, the group also is a litigation dragon that again is taking aim at the county of Los Angeles, alleging it misappropriated funds.
Flava Works Sues Adam4Adam.com for Copyright Infringement
Tuesday, November 11, 2014Gay adult company Flava Works has filed a federal lawsuit against Adam4Adam.com, alleging the gay hookup and dating website used scores of copyrighted and trademarked images to promote and sell third-party products.
India's Government Asking ISPs to Block Porn
Tuesday, November 11, 2014The Indian government is asking the help of a number of ISPs and the Mobile Association of India to help stamp out access to porn sites in the country.
Canada Prostitution Bill Signed Into Law
Monday, November 10, 2014A nationwide prostitution bill in Canada was signed into law last week. Bill C-36, the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, is designed after the “Nordic model” of prostitution first adopted by Sweden in 1999, in which prostitution itself is not illegal, but paying for the act of sex is.
Video: Flynt Weighs In on Obama's Net Neutrality Comments
Monday, November 10, 2014LFP Inc. President Larry Flynt this afternoon weighed in on the hot topic of the day on FOX Business: President Obama's comments on net neutrality.
MitchMason.com Transferred Back to Treasure Island Media
Monday, November 10, 2014A conditional settlement has been reached in the case of a Treasure Island Media marketing exec who purportedly took over the company's MitchMason.com website and exploited it after he left the company.
Takedown Piracy Presents Exclusive Antipiracy Tool
Monday, November 10, 2014Takedown Piracy has announced the release of a new digital fingerprinting program as a value added application for its Nemesis antipiracy tool.
WEB / TECH NEWS
International: Foreign Pleasure Products Market Is Thriving
Across the broad universe of the adult entertainment industry, there’s a bifurcation in progress that tracks along the lines of divergent industry sectors. Businesses and revenue models that are...
International DVD Market Remains Viable Part of Revenue Puzzle
Without the foreign market the porn industry would be in a woeful state. The fact that American-made adult video is gobbled up eagerly by consumers in Europe, Latin America and other far-flung territories...
Adult Traffic Trends: Specialists Find The Success
Debates raged on industry message boards and at event cocktail parties about whether traffic or content is king when it comes to monetizing producers and services in the adult market. That debate is now...