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U.S. Judge: Key Portions of 2257 Are Unconstitutional

U.S. Judge: Key Portions of 2257 Are Unconstitutional

Jan 6, 2017 3:40 PM PST
A federal judge today, siding with the Free Speech Coalition and other plaintiffs, declared unconstitutional key portions of 18 U.S.C. §§2257 and 2257A, the federal performer record-keeping statutes for adult entertainment producers.

Kayla Wingert Named CSPH Executive Director

Jan 5, 2017 12:42 PM PST
The board of directors for the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health (CSPH) has announced that Kayla Wingert has been appointed executive director.
Ela Darling Seeks Seat as Democratic Assembly District Delegate

Ela Darling Seeks Seat as Democratic Assembly District Delegate

Jan 4, 2017 11:16 PM PST
Ela Darling, the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee president and longtime adult performer, is running for a seat as a Democratic Assembly district delegate on Saturday.
2 Domains Ordered Transferred to xHamster

2 Domains Ordered Transferred to xHamster

Jan 4, 2017 11:40 AM PST
Ruling in a cybersquatting case, an arbitrator has ordered the domain names xHamsterDeutsch.biz and xHamsterDeutsch.net transferred to the company that operates adult tube site xHamster.com.
Chatroulette Wins Domain Case Involving Site With Adult Click-Throughs

Chatroulette Wins Domain Case Involving Site With Adult Click-Throughs

Dec 26, 2016 5:06 PM PST
The domain name MonChatroulette.com was ordered transferred last week to the Russian owner of the widely popular Chatroulette, the mainstream chat site that pairs random users together for cam-based conversations.
New Felony Charges Filed Against Backpage.com Operators

New Felony Charges Filed Against Backpage.com Operators

Dec 26, 2016 2:01 PM PST
New pimping and money laundering charges have been filed against the operators of Backpage.com, just two weeks after a judge tossed a similar case filed by state Attorney General Kamala Harris.
South Carolina Legislator Buys Into HTPA's Porn-Filter Plan

South Carolina Legislator Buys Into HTPA's Porn-Filter Plan

Dec 21, 2016 10:31 AM PST
A South Carolina legislator has bought into what the HTPA has been offering.
Fabian Thylmann Admits Tax Evasion, Sentenced

Fabian Thylmann Admits Tax Evasion, Sentenced

Dec 19, 2016 10:31 AM PST
Fabian Thylmann has been sentenced to 16 months, commuted to probation, and fined €150,000 for tax evasion in Germany.
Prenda Attorneys Indicted, Arrested Over Porn Piracy Program

Prenda Attorneys Indicted, Arrested Over Porn Piracy Program

Dec 16, 2016 11:21 AM PST
Former Prenda Law attorneys John Steele and Paul Hansmeier have been arrested and charged in an 18-count indictment over the law firm's porn piracy program.
Utah Governor Seeks $50K to Fight Porn

Utah Governor Seeks $50K to Fight Porn

Dec 15, 2016 5:26 PM PST
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has asked the state Legislature to allocate $50,000 in taxpayer funds to the Utah Coalition Against Pornography.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Retailers, Distributors Report Growth in Male Sex Toys Market

Adult retail has been undergoing a transformation in recent years. The adult stores of the 1990s and 2000s focused heavily on porn video sales and catered to a predominantly male clientele, but these days,... More »

VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology

From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume... More »

Sexperts Tout Men’s Wellness Benefits of Pleasure Products

Sex, more and more, is being discussed not only from an erotic standpoint, but also, from a health and wellness standpoint. MensHealth.com, MensJournal.com and many other mainstream websites have been... More »
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