XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Chicago Sues E-commerce Sites Over Sales Tax
May 24, 2008 10:00 AM PDTWhile California's proposed 25 percent porn tax is causing the most buzz amongst adult website operators, other states, and even cities, are pursuing their own tax initiatives against all e-commerce websites — not just adult ones.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
May 23, 2008 5:00 PM PDTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
Federal Grand Jury Hands Down Obscenity Indictment
May 23, 2008 2:30 PM PDTAn Indiana man has been charged by a federal grand jury in Martinsburg, W. Va., with transportation of obscene materials and related offenses.
Free Speech Coalition Analyzes Supreme Court Ruling
May 22, 2008 4:00 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition will release an analysis of this week's Supreme Court decision regarding the PROTECT act on its website today.
House Wants to Revamp Military Adult-Material Approval Board
May 22, 2008 7:00 AM PDTThe House Armed Services Committee wants to place new, specific guidelines on the structure of the Pentagon board that reviews periodicals, videos and recordings to determine whether they can be sold on military installations.
Cuadra Attorneys Ask for Separate Trial, Change of Venue
May 22, 2008 6:00 AM PDTDefense attorneys for accused murder suspect Harlow Cuadra have petitioned the judge in the case to hold separate trials for Cuadra and ex-partner Joseph Kerekes, according to a report.
British Film Board OKs Using Ratings for Movies Online
May 21, 2008 11:30 AM PDTThe British Board of Film Classification, which classifies video for theater and DVD use in the U.K., has announced that it will allow the use of their certificates online on downloadable and streaming movies.
Stagliano to Speak at Cybernet Expo
May 20, 2008 9:45 AM PDTEvil Angel founder John Stagliano will speak at the upcoming Cybernet Expo to be held June 10-12 at San Francisco’s Golden Gateway Hotel. The legendary director/producer was indicted in April on multiple obscenity charges.
U.S. Senate Authorizes $1 Billion to Fight Child Porn
May 20, 2008 9:00 AM PDTThe Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved an amended version of the Combating Child Exploitation Act, which would authorize more than $1 billion over eight years to fight Internet crimes that victimize children.
High Court Affirms Key Pandering Component of PROTECT Act
May 19, 2008 5:00 PM PDTThe U.S. Supreme Court today ruled, 7-2, in favor of 18 U.S.C. §2252A(a)(3)(B), a key provision of the PROTECT Act of 2003 that 'generally prohibits offers to provide and requests to obtain child pornography.'
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...