XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
S.C. Won’t File Charges in Nude Image Probe
Dec 22, 2007 8:00 AM PSTState Attorney General Henry McMaster announced that his office will not file charges against two officials from the Department of Corrections who used state computers to view and send nude pictures.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Dec 21, 2007 5:00 PM PSTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
XBIZ Announces Hollywood Conference '08 Special Events
Dec 20, 2007 5:00 PM PSTXBIZ Hollywood '08 Industry Conference organizers have announced the series of special events scheduled for the annual trade event, held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Feb. 6-8.
FTC Proposes Online Behavioral Privacy Principles
Dec 20, 2007 3:45 PM PSTThe Federal Trade Commission today released a set of proposed principles for “online behavioral advertising” — the term the FTC has adopted for the tracking of a consumer’s online activities in furtherance of delivering advertising tailored to that consumer’s interests.
Kansas Obscenity Indictment Dismissed
Dec 20, 2007 1:30 PM PSTJohnson County prosecutors dismissed the grand jury indictment accusing Gringo Loco, a convenience store in Olathe, of promoting obscenity after the offending title was removed from the store's stock.
More Details Surface in Zoey Zane Murder Suspect Arrest
Dec 20, 2007 12:30 PM PSTMurder suspect Israel Mireles was apprehended yesterday nearly a month after the Thanksgiving weekend disappearance of college student Emily Sander, aka solo-girl adult performer Zoey Zane.
Hustler Club Sues Illinois City in Federal Court
Dec 20, 2007 9:00 AM PSTBackers of a proposed Hustler Club have filed a suit in U.S. District Court against the city of Lincoln Park this week, claiming that 3-year-old nudity laws make it impossible for them to operate.
Cornetta Makes Good With Charity Fundraiser
Dec 20, 2007 7:00 AM PSTLove Shack owner John Cornetta sponsored a fundraiser on Sunday to benefit the town of Johns Creek and help fund fire and rescue services for the small town.
Ga. Town Restricts Adult Businesses
Dec 20, 2007 5:00 AM PSTThe Flowery Branch City Council has repealed its adult business ordinance and passed a new adult business ordinance restricting them.
Texas Strip Club Tax Initiative Upheld
Dec 19, 2007 4:00 PM PSTAttempts to block a state-imposed $5 fee on Texas gentlements club admissions — slated to go into effect Jan. 1 — so far have failed.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Retailers Talk BDSM Shopping Trends
These days, BDSM is so mainstream that it is being depicted in everything from beer commercials to telenovelas. Floggers, paddles, ball gags and handcuffs were once considered the bad boys of adult retail;...
Specialty Manufacturers Talk Popularity of Handcrafted BDSM Gear
The proverbial cat is out of the bag for fetishes — and the dog, and the dragon, and a whole other slew of kink accessories that put blindfolds and handcuffs to shame. “Fifty Shades”...
Mainstreaming of BDSM Broadens Category, Consumer Reach
It’s been just more than 30 years since Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke lit the silver screen on fire in “9 ½ Weeks” with the film’s underlying themes of BDSM. And more than...