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L.A. Times Releases New Prop 60 Poll Numbers

L.A. Times Releases New Prop 60 Poll Numbers

Sep 15, 2016 10:03 AM PDT
The 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'

San Diego Union-Tribune: 'Don't Overregulate Adult Film Industry'

Sep 14, 2016 10:40 AM PDT
The 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

U.S. Justices Won't Block Subpoena for Backpage.com

Sep 13, 2016 3:12 PM PDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to block a congressional subpoena seeking information on how Backpage.com screens ads for sexual services.
China Jails 4 Internet Execs for Distributing Porn

China Jails 4 Internet Execs for Distributing Porn

Sep 13, 2016 10:38 AM PDT
Four senior executives of Chinese streaming media service QVOD Technology Co. were sentenced today to more than three years in prison for hosting, streaming and profiting from pornography, according to the Shanghai Daily.
In Editorial, Calif. Papers Call Prop 60 'Overreach'

In Editorial, Calif. Papers Call Prop 60 'Overreach'

Sep 12, 2016 10:46 AM PDT
The Fresno Bee and Sacramento Bee, in an editorial published today, called Proposition 60’s intentions “overreach” and further told readers that California is not ready for a law that would offer bounties and invite frivolous lawsuits.

ASACP Calls for New Sponsors, Seeks Industry Support

Sep 9, 2016 1:01 PM PDT
The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) has announced its launch of a special 20th anniversary sponsorship drive in hopes of “raising some much needed funding.”
Chris Mallick's Studio Sues Paramount Pictures for $7M

Chris Mallick's Studio Sues Paramount Pictures for $7M

Sep 8, 2016 10:38 AM PDT
Mainstream movie studio Middle Pictures, which is operated by Chris Mallick, the former operator of now-defunct processor ePassporte, has filed a $7 million lawsuit against Paramount Pictures.
Linking Can Infringe Copyright in E.U., Top Court Rules

Linking Can Infringe Copyright in E.U., Top Court Rules

Sep 8, 2016 9:06 AM PDT
In a decision expected to reverberate across the web, the European Court of Justice today ruled that a Dutch website infringed copyrights by posting links to Playboy Enterprises International's copyrighted content.
Ira Isaacs to Be Released From Prison in 6 Months

Ira Isaacs to Be Released From Prison in 6 Months

Sep 8, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
Ira Isaacs, the fetish filmmaker convicted four years ago on obscenity charges by a Los Angeles jury for the mail distribution of scat and bestiality titles, is scheduled to be released from federal prison in six months.
ESPLER Project Joins Opposition to Prop 60

ESPLER Project Joins Opposition to Prop 60

Sep 7, 2016 10:02 PM PDT
The Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project tonight urged Californians to oppose ballot Proposition 60 in November.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

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... More »

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... More »

Surviving Affiliates Seem to Be Thriving

Long a mainstay of traffic generation for adult website owners and monetization channel for tech savvy marketers, “sponsor programs” have delivered countless millions of dollars to affiliates... More »
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