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Adult Ordinance Gains Clout

Feb 3, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Adult companies in the South continue to battle against pending legislation that could eventually spell trouble for many businesses that have been in place for years

Scotsman Hoarded Child Porn

Feb 2, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Steven Perrie was arrested in 2002 after Tayside police discovered a hoard of more than 400,000 images of child sexual molestation on Perrie's computer, in addition to 16,000 video clips

Gay Porn Producer's Home Raided

Feb 2, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Santa Barbara police had a busy weekend raiding the home of F. Mark Schaffel, a business associate and friend of pop star Michael Jackson

Dute Faces Second Trial

Jan 30, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Jennifer Dute, a producer of homemade porn videos involving multiple sex partners, will face another trial for pandering obscenity after her original case was reversed by an appeals court

FTC Guidelines For Porn Email

Jan 29, 2004 12:00 AM PST
A month after the Can-Spam Act was enacted on Jan. 1, 2004, the Federal Trade Commission has added specific regulations for senders of pornographic emails that will be enforced on a federal level

Perfect 10 Sues Visa/MasterCard

Jan 29, 2004 12:00 AM PST
After taking a loss of more than $29 million to copyright infringement over the past six years, the owner of Perfect 10 is waging a war against the two largest and most successful credit card companies

Booble Served Cease and Desist

Jan 29, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Google's legal team went after the newly launched adult entertainment search engine claiming that Booble's carefree interpretation of "parody" is infact trademark infringement

FSC & Lyon Allegations

Jan 28, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Just on the heels of electing seven new Board members, allegations continue to linger over the real reasons behind former Executive Director Bill Lyon's departure from the helm at FSC

Patriot Act Used In Scam

Jan 27, 2004 12:00 AM PST
The email scammer uses the Patriot Act, a sizable set of anti-terrorism laws and provisions pushed through Congress immediately after 9/11, to frighten people into surrendering their personally identifying information

Clovis Child Porn Bust

Jan 26, 2004 12:00 AM PST
A long and laborious investigative process that began two years ago nabbed 70 suspects and led investigators all around the world and back to a small town chiropractor based in California


Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »

A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb

As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you... More »
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