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Instagram Institutes New Rules Aimed at Porn, Nudity
Apr 16, 2015 12:45 PM PDTInstagram has adjusted its community guidelines on what types of nudity it allows and now has banned "sexual intercourse, genitals and close-ups of fully nude buttocks.” The company also has put a crimp on "some photos of female nipples."
Canada’s New Anti-spam Law Hooks PlentyOfFish
Apr 15, 2015 3:30 PM PDTCanada has started to hand out stiff fines for violating its new anti-spam law. The first two businesses fined under the law that went into effect last July included dating site PlentyOfFish.com.
Lorelie Lee Pens Column on Condom Proposal for Cosmopolitan
Apr 14, 2015 3:51 PM PDTAdult performer Lorelei Lee explains today in Cosmopolitan.com why mandating condoms in porn productions won't work.
German Law Firm Must Pay Damages After Sending Porn Infringement Letters
Apr 13, 2015 5:47 PM PDTA German federal court has issued a default judgment against a law firm that sent out 20,000 copyright infringement letters to RedTube users who were notified that they had been streaming porn online illegally.
Telecom Industry Sues to Toss Net Neutrality
Apr 13, 2015 12:26 PM PDTA trade group with members including AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. asked a federal court to toss net neutrality rules announced in February.
Russia Cites Old Laws to Ban 136 Porn Websites
Apr 13, 2015 7:00 AM PDTRussia’s federal government watchdog Roskomnadzor has banned 136 porn websites including xHamster.com in the country’s Tatarstan Republic.
ICANN Asks U.S., Canada to Probe .sucks Domain Pricing
Apr 9, 2015 1:47 PM PDTICANN on Thursday asked the U.S. and Canadian governments to determine whether the company that manages .sucks is violating any laws by inflating the prices that brand owners pay for their own .sucks sites.
9th Circuit Hears Duty-to-Warn Case Involving ModelMayhem.com
Apr 9, 2015 11:13 AM PDTIn a closely watched case, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday heard from both sides in a civil suit alleging liability of ModelMayhem.com after two of its users drugged and raped a woman by luring her to a bogus casting call.
Suit Calls Fla. Sheriff’s Probe a ‘Publicity Stunt’
Apr 9, 2015 8:32 AM PDTThe infamous Sheriff Grady Judd of Polk County, Fla., this week was sued over accusations that his department used "the tragic death of a young girl as an opportunity for media attention."
Whistleblower Suit Spurs Questions Over AHF's Anti-porn Campaign
Apr 8, 2015 1:41 PM PDTA whistleblower suit that charges the AIDS Healthcare Foundation defrauded public programs of at least $20 million a year in false claims has many in the biz coming to conclusions on how it has been able to wage a campaign aimed at the adult entertainment industry.
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...