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MoviesByMail.com Operators Get 1-Year Sentences
Nov 19, 2009 1:45 PM PSTThe operators of MoviesByMail.com were sentenced Thursday to one year and one day each in prison after they both pleaded guilty to one count of distributing obscene material.
Joe Francis Says IRS Has Seized $100M, Will File Bankruptcy
Nov 19, 2009 12:15 PM PST"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis owes the IRS $33.8 million, according to tax officials who have filed a lien on his assets for failing to pay his dues in the past years.
Jimmy Flynt Sr. Says He Couldn’t Sway Sons From Using ‘Flynt’
Nov 19, 2009 11:00 AM PSTJimmy Flynt Sr. said he had no role in the formation of Flynt Media Corp. and that he couldn’t persuade his two sons from starting up the studio using the “Flynt” name, according to testimony made in a deposition.
Carrie Prejean Threatens to Sue Vivid
Nov 18, 2009 5:15 PM PSTFormer beauty queen and current darling of the conservative right Carrie Prejean is threatening to sue Vivid Entertainment if the company releases footage from her sex tape.
OrbitalPay Named 2010 XBIZ Awards Platinum Sponsor
Nov 17, 2009 5:00 PM PSTXBIZ is pleased to announce that OrbitalPay has signed on as a Platinum sponsor of the 2010 XBIZ Awards, slated for Feb. 10 and held in conjunction with the XBIZ LA 2010 Conference.
House Bill Would Heavily Regulate Online Adult Biz
Nov 17, 2009 4:00 PM PSTA bill has been introduced in Congress that would impose prison sentences, fines and property seizures for online adult operators who make available porn content without an age-verification system.
Patent Suit Targets 12 Adult Live-Cam Operators
Nov 16, 2009 4:15 PM PSTA patent holding company has sued some of the top names in the adult live-cam business, claiming they all are infringing on a patent.
FSC Honors Industry Leaders at Bada-Bing Bash
Nov 16, 2009 3:45 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition held its annual fundraiser Saturday night at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles and with the industry’s top professionals in attendance, awards were handed out to adult entertainment pioneers.
Stagliano Counsel Opposes Latest Prosecutorial Motion
Nov 16, 2009 11:15 AM PSTEvil Angel founder John Stagliano’s attorney has asked a judge to throw out a motion by Justice Department lawyers to slate a status hearing to resolve pending motions and set a trial date.
Babenet Files $1M Suit Against AVN
Nov 13, 2009 3:45 PM PSTBabenet has filed suit against co-founder and chairman Paul Fishbein and AVN at Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming fraud and breach of contract, among other charges.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...