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Larry Flynt Donates $2300 to Kucinich Campaign
Jul 17, 2007 11:15 AM PDTHustler founder Larry Flynt has contributed $2,300 to democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich .
Push for Tougher FCC Indecency Standards Suspended
Jul 17, 2007 9:00 AM PDTThe Senate Appropriations Committee last week rejected an attempt by Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kans., to give the Federal Communications Commission greater authority to restrict content on broadcast TV.
Man Sentenced for Selling Pirated DVDs in the U.K.
Jul 17, 2007 5:00 AM PDTA man named Ming Hu was sentenced last week to a two-month prison term after pleading guilty to charges of selling pirated porn and mainstream videos.
Kansas City Grand Jurors to Set Obscenity Standard
Jul 16, 2007 2:15 PM PDTIn an effort by a local conservative group to rid the area of adult entertainment, prosecutors have begun selecting grand juries that could set the local standard for what material is and is not obscene.
AVN Novelty Expo Starts Today
Jul 16, 2007 10:30 AM PDTThe AVN Novelty Expo opens today with exhibitors at the Sheraton Universal Hotel and the Hilton at Universal City, adjacent to Universal Studios and the CityWalk Entertainment Complex. The Expo takes place July 16–18.
Flynt: Inquiry Led to Senator's 'D.C. Madam' Confession
Jul 14, 2007 12:00 PM PDTAt a press conference Wednesday, Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt claimed credit for exposing Sen. David Vitter's connection to "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey.
Legal Panel Tackles CAN-SPAM, Obscenity, New 2257 Regs
Jul 12, 2007 4:00 PM PDTA panel of five of the adult industry’s finest attorneys assembled Thursday to address several major legal issues confronting the industry, giving a presentation that ran over two hours before a standing-room-only crowd at the XBIZ Summer Forum.
New Proposed 2257 Regs Published
Jul 12, 2007 10:45 AM PDTNew proposed revisions to the regulations for records relating to visual depictions of sexually explicit conduct were published Thursday morning to the Federal Register.
Industry Organization Formed to Combat Content Piracy
Jul 10, 2007 2:00 PM PDTAdult industry members have announced formation of the Global Anti-Piracy Agency, a nonprofit trade organization dedicated to combating content theft, from illegally downloaded Internet content to illegally reproduced DVDs.
U.S. Justices May Hear Alabama Sex Toy Ban Case
Jul 10, 2007 7:00 AM PDTA rare move made last week by the U.S. Supreme Court may indicate that the nation’s highest court is giving real consideration to hearing a case challenging Alabama’s ban on the sale of sex toys, according to legal experts familiar with the case.
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Pleasure Product Manufacturers Talk Global Strategies for Success
From branding to shipping, companies with international reach talk to XBIZ about how to appeal to consumers worldwide. At LELO, trade marketing manager Zabrina Law says there is not a lot of variation...
E.U. Sex Toy Brands Bolster U.S. Market With Innovation
Europeans are living the American dream. Five weeks of paid vacation, government-funded medicine and education, and a healthier approach to sexual wellness are commonplace for our cousins across the ocean....