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Adult Store Quits Decade-Long Fight With Fla. City
May 14, 2007 9:54 AM PDTOwners of the Fetish Box are closing shop after enduring 10 years of conflict with city officials.
Utah Police: Arrested BYU Student Met Underage Girl On AFF
May 14, 2007 7:00 AM PDTA 24-year-old Brigham Young University student recently charged with three felony counts of disseminating harmful materials to a minor met the girl in question through AdultFriendFinder.com, according to St. George Utah-based newspaper The Spectrum.
Next stop for Joe Francis: Reno
May 12, 2007 12:01 PM PDT"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis will be sent to Nevada to face tax evasion charges after he finishes his 35-day sentence in a Florida jail for contempt of court.
Ordinance Adopted to Ban Porn Sale Within Ark. City
May 11, 2007 5:00 AM PDTThe City Council unanimously voted to adopt an ordinance that would ban the sale of pornography within city limits, which was drafted at the request of Mayor Becky Dunn.
N.Y. Authorities Arrest, Fine Storeowners for Porn Placement
May 10, 2007 2:30 PM PDTAuthorities have arrested four people and fined owners of more than a dozen convenience stores in Nassau County for openly displaying adult material on shelves accessible to minors and allowing them to purchase it.
Tenn. Video Store Searched by IRS Agents
May 10, 2007 11:00 AM PDTSunshyne Video 2 in Maryville was served a federal search warrant by agents of the Internal Revenue Service on May 2.
Houston's Anti-Adult Fight Costs City $1.3M
May 9, 2007 2:30 PM PDTCity policymakers have spent nearly $1.3 million since 1997 to defend its adult-business zoning ordinance, which has been regularly challenged by business owners as unlawful.
FBI Visits Shane’s World for 2257 Inspection
May 7, 2007 1:57 PM PDTA team of FBI agents visited the offices of Shane’s World Studios at approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning to conduct a routine inspection of the company’s 2257 records, XBIZ has learned exclusively.
Typo Strengthens Plagiarism Claim, Online Retailer Says
May 7, 2007 5:08 AM PDTYou should always be careful what you copy. That’s what one online retail merchant might want to claim after his company was hit with a suit over allegations of plagiarism.
FBI Inspects Defunct Company’s 2257 Records
May 4, 2007 5:43 PM PDTIn its continuing 2257 record keeping inspections of adult content producers, the FBI conducted an inspection of the defunct Moonlight Entertainment owned by Mark Stone on May 3.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Lubes, Lotions and Potions: Manufacturers Talk Gateway Products
Sensual body care products have strong consumer interest and plenty of appeal for customers of all types. With lubes, massage oils, creams, lotions, and sprays all bringing in significant sales, manufacturers...
Cam World: Top Models Often Reinvent Their Rooms
Throughout my travels this year, after meeting with many cam models and studios, I’ve observed a recurring theme among the crème de la crème — in order to stay on top, they often...
Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle
On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled...