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Former Adult Producer Dave Pounder Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Take Case
May 19, 2016 4:00 PM PDTFormer adult film producer Dave Pounder yesterday filed a challenge at the U.S. Supreme Court claiming his civil rights were violated when a school district terminated his contract to advertise educational tutoring services on school fences.
Queen Confirms Porn Site Age Checks Are on the Way
May 18, 2016 12:25 PM PDTAnnounced today in the Queen’s Speech, the U.K. government will mandate age verification for adult entertainment websites.
GameLink Offers $15K Donation to Mike Webb If He Denounces Porn Piracy
May 17, 2016 1:58 PM PDTGameLink.com today pledged a $15,000 donation to the campaign of Republican congressional candidate Mike Webb of Virginia if he publicly denounces the digital piracy of pornographic movies.
L.A. Adult Film Permits Dip to 26 in 2015
May 12, 2016 12:46 PM PDTThere were only 26 permits issued in 2015 for Los Angeles-area adult entertainment filming, according to FilmL.A., the local authority that processes film production permits.
Vagina Artist Convicted on 'Obscenity' Charge in Japan
May 9, 2016 3:10 PM PDTMegumi Igarashi, the artist who was arrested in 2014 for distributing 3D-printable design files of her vagina, was convicted today by a Japanese court of distributing “obscene” images.
As Condom Vote Nears and Record Fines Handed Out, Accusations Fly
May 9, 2016 12:39 PM PDTMany claim that the issuance of $146,600 in citations against Kink.com was “politically motivated” and made at the behest of Michael Weinstein, the president of the AHF.
Fiji Weighs Plan to Block Porn Sites
May 8, 2016 6:00 AM PDTGovernment officials in the South Pacific nation of Fiji are crafting a plan that would include a ban on the accessibility of “obscene” websites.
WIPO Examiner Suspends Lufthansa.porn, Lufthansa.adult Domains
May 7, 2016 6:00 AM PDTDeutsche Lufthansa AG, operator of the largest European-based airline, was able to rein in two domain names that used brand name “Lufthansa” with the .porn and .adult extensions.
Report: Flynt May Acquire Card Club Near Hustler Casino
May 5, 2016 2:38 PM PDTLarry Flynt, founder of the LFP and Hustler brands, may be doubling down with his gambling business after a new report suggests he may be acquiring a second card club near his Hustler Casino in Gardena.
Woodhull's Sexual Freedom Summit Announces Smitten Kitten Scholarship
May 4, 2016 10:46 AM PDTThe Woodhull Freedom Foundation has announced a scholarship from sponsor Smitten Kitten for one person to attend the 2016 Sexual Freedom Summit.
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...
Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances
Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:...
A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you...