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With ‘Net Neutrality,' Chair Says FCC Must Be a ‘Smart Cop’

With ‘Net Neutrality,' Chair Says FCC Must Be a ‘Smart Cop’

Sep 21, 2009 3:45 PM PDT
The fight for “Net Neutrality” took a big step forward Monday with the chair of the Federal Communications Commission proposing new rules for managing traffic.
Pirate Bay’s Former ISP Sets Up Defense Fund

Pirate Bay’s Former ISP Sets Up Defense Fund

Sep 19, 2009 12:00 PM PDT
File-sharing site Pirate Bay is endorsing financial support for a newly formed organization called Open Internet, which is collecting money to pay the Black Internet’s court costs as it appeals a Swedish court’s decision to cease its hosting of Pirate Bay.
FCC to Propose 'Net Neutrality' Rules on Monday

FCC to Propose 'Net Neutrality' Rules on Monday

Sep 18, 2009 1:45 PM PDT
The Federal Communications Commission’s chairman will propose “rulemaking” for "net neutrality" in an attempt to force Internet service providers to treat the flow of web content equally.
Adult Star Tang’s Homicide Was by Suffocation

Adult Star Tang’s Homicide Was by Suffocation

Sep 18, 2009 12:30 PM PDT
Police believe Felicia Tang's homicide was the result of domestic violence and that her live-in boyfriend suffocated the adult star.
Adult Performer's Testimony Decides Murder Trial

Adult Performer's Testimony Decides Murder Trial

Sep 18, 2009 6:00 AM PDT
Former adult performer Rebecca DeFalco gave the key testimony in a trial that found a wealthy English land baron guilty of murder.
Virtual Goods Retailers Sue for Trademark Infringement in Second Life

Virtual Goods Retailers Sue for Trademark Infringement in Second Life

Sep 17, 2009 1:30 PM PDT
Eros, a merchant of adult products, and Shannon Grei, who sells clothes for avatars in the virtual world, have filed a class-action compliant against Second Life owner Linden Lab for violation the intellectual property rights.
Rocco Siffredi Accused of Tax Evasion in Italy

Rocco Siffredi Accused of Tax Evasion in Italy

Sep 17, 2009 12:30 PM PDT
Legendary director/performer Rocco Siffredi has been caught up in a tax sting by the Italian financial police and is alleged to owe close to half a million dollars in back taxes.
Bangladesh to Ban 84 Online Adult Websites

Bangladesh to Ban 84 Online Adult Websites

Sep 17, 2009 10:30 AM PDT
Government officials here have signed off on a request to block 84 websites with content depicting Bangladeshi citizens it considers obscene.
U.S. Tax Court: Porn Not a Tax Write-Off

U.S. Tax Court: Porn Not a Tax Write-Off

Sep 17, 2009 9:30 AM PDT
Adult entertainment can't be claimed as a tax write-off, the government said.
SexyWebcam Wins WIPO Ruling Over Domains

SexyWebcam Wins WIPO Ruling Over Domains

Sep 16, 2009 5:00 PM PDT
The World Intellectual Property Organization decided the domains SexyWebcam.mobi and SexyWebcam.tv must be transferred to Barcelona-based AZ Interactive, which established SexyWebcam.com in 1998.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Pleasure Product E-commerce Experts Discuss Latest Trends

Adult mail order is a concept that has existed for many years. Phil Harvey famously operated a groundbreaking mail order business for adult products during the 1970s. But e-commerce has expanded the concept... More »

Adult Retailers Predict Consumer Trends for 2017

When adult e-commerce was exploding in popularity in the 2000s, some tech writers predicted that brick-and-mortar adult stores would be meeting their demise. But those obituaries were premature. E-commerce,... More »

2017 Outlook: Viewpoints of Top Industry Trends

Executives from the leading businesses of the online adult entertainment industry recently weighed in the question, “What do you see as the likely top trends that will influence the industry?”... More »
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