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Ga. Town Restricts Adult Businesses

Ga. Town Restricts Adult Businesses

Dec 20, 2007 5:00 AM PST
The Flowery Branch City Council has repealed its adult business ordinance and passed a new adult business ordinance restricting them.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

Texas Strip Club Tax Initiative Upheld

Dec 19, 2007 4:00 PM PST
Attempts to block a state-imposed $5 fee on Texas gentlements club admissions — slated to go into effect Jan. 1 — so far have failed.
OPTA Hits DollarRevenue With $1.4M Fine

OPTA Hits DollarRevenue With $1.4M Fine

Dec 19, 2007 12:00 PM PST
The Dutch telecommunications regulator OPTA has fined three companies and two individuals connected to the DollarRevenue adware program $1.4 million, marking the first time that OPTA has imposed fines on distributors of unsolicited software.
Suspect in Zoey Zane Murder Captured

Suspect in Zoey Zane Murder Captured

Dec 19, 2007 11:30 AM PST
The primary suspect in the murder of college student and amateur solo-girl website performer Emily Sander, aka Zoey Zane, has been arrested.
Wisc. Town With No Adult Businesses Restricts Them

Wisc. Town With No Adult Businesses Restricts Them

Dec 19, 2007 10:00 AM PST
The Menasha Town Board adopted a revised liquor license ordinance by a 5-0 vote, a license that provides restrictions to license holders who might want to offer adult entertainment or sexually oriented business.
Wash. Police Looking for Victims of Gay Extortion Plot

Wash. Police Looking for Victims of Gay Extortion Plot

Dec 19, 2007 9:00 AM PST
Police in Tacoma are looking for possible victims of four men involved in a gay sex extortion ring in the Seattle area. Amateur gay adult performer Cody Castagna was one of the men charged with felony extortion, stemming from an October incident involving former state representative Richard Curtis, R-La Center.
Eros Fingers Australian Sect Over Legal Funding

Eros Fingers Australian Sect Over Legal Funding

Dec 19, 2007 7:00 AM PST
Adult industry trade group The Eros Association has accused a conservative fundamentalist Christian group of offering to pay for legal challenges to stop an adult store in Lithgow, a city in New South Wales about 85 miles northwest of Sydney.
Girls Gone Wine Sues 'Girls Gone Wild'

Girls Gone Wine Sues 'Girls Gone Wild'

Dec 18, 2007 12:30 PM PST
Oklahoma winemakers Girls Gone Wine is suing Mantra Films in response to a cease-and-desist letter from the "Girls Gone Wild" producers.
Facebook Files Lawsuit Against SlickCash

Facebook Files Lawsuit Against SlickCash

Dec 17, 2007 3:00 PM PST
Popular social networking site Facebook.com has filed a lawsuit against SlickCash and other defendants, alleging breach of contract and violations of both federal and California state laws.
Indiana Court Upholds Adult Bookstore Restrictions

Indiana Court Upholds Adult Bookstore Restrictions

Dec 17, 2007 12:30 PM PST
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 14 that zoning restrictions regulating adult bookstores in southern Indiana's Spencer County do not violate the state Constitution.

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »

Cutting Costs in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Adult website owners are comprised of two groups: One is comfortable giving up 30-50 percent of their site’s gross sales revenue (aka profit) in exchange for software, hosting and services despite... More »
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