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Digital Hollywood Seminar Features Adult Panelists
Sep 9, 2004 8:30 AM PDTHeavyweights from mainstream entertainment, high-tech, academia and the adult industry are coming together to participate in the Digital Hollywood conference.
AskJade.com Rolls Out New Search Engine
Sep 8, 2004 3:39 PM PDTThe parent company of AskJade.com announced Wednesday that it has rolled out a new online-adult search engine. Melville, N.Y.-based 110 Media Group said the new search engine lists partner and affiliate sites and ranks them using a combination of click-through ratio and subscription rates.
VCG Acquires Massive Adult Venue in Denver
Sep 8, 2004 12:08 PM PDTVCG Holding Corp. is ramping up its business with the acquisition of its eighth adult nightclub — a 33,000-square-foot venue in Denver. VCG purchased the Diamond Cabaret for $6 million, as well as its wine and champagne inventory for approximately $187,000.
Smart Media Interactive Offers New Games
Sep 8, 2004 11:36 AM PDTSmart Media Interactive (SMI) - developer of premium adult games announces the addition of 7 new premium games and celebrates its 2nd year in the online adult entertainment business with special prices.
L.A. County Considers Bathhouse Laws
Sep 8, 2004 11:17 AM PDTThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has tentatively passed a new law that would impose new health ordinances on bathhouses and sex clubs. If the Los Angeles City Council also passes the law, commercial sex venues (CSVs) would be required to obtain a public health facility permit from the health officer.
Playboy.com May Expand Business into Online Dating
Sep 8, 2004 10:25 AM PDTOn Playboy.com’s 10th anniversary Wednesday, the Playboy Enterprise division said it is considering expanding into the online dating business and will announce that it is seeking the nation’s sexiest McDonald’s employees to pose for the upcoming "Women of McDonald's" online pictorial.
Playboy Features the Girls of Gaming
Sep 8, 2004 7:47 AM PDTPlayboy has a half-century tradition of centerfolds and pinup girls. In its very first issue in 1953, actress Marilyn Monroe was the centerfold. The illustrator Vargas created classic pinup pictures for the men’s magazine for decades.
Falcon Cuts Ties With Jason Adonis
Sep 7, 2004 3:43 PM PDTThe Falcon Family of Companies announced Tuesday that it has released Jason Adonis from its in-house talent roster. Adonis had previously been given high honors with Falcon as one of its Lifetime Exclusive actors, which means working only for Falcon for the entire span of his career.
Sender Protection Framework Favored By Spammers
Sep 7, 2004 12:55 PM PDTIndustry analysts have recently pinpointed a popular new strategy spammers and phishers are using in the so far unstoppable spam war. A recent study says that spammers are using Sender Protection Framework in greater numbers than previously known, with 38 percent more spam messages registering SPF records than other mail.
Proposal Would Sharply Limit P2P File Sharing
Sep 7, 2004 12:07 PM PDTThe U.S. Copyright Office is meeting with a number of Internet companies and organizations Tuesday to discuss proposed changes to the so-called “Induce Act” that limits peer-to-peer file sharing.
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