How Tech Innovation Is Nurturing Intimacy (XBIZ)

Eric Idema is the CEO of EDC Wholesale, an international distribution center. He offers his point of view on how tech is keeping intimacy going in this time of social distancing. ~~~ The world is in motion and unexpected changes are around every corner. You never know...

UKAP Issues Plan to Combat Racial Prejudice, Support BLM (YNOT)

Black Lives Matters receives support from across the pond with UKAP. ~~~ In a statement issued Wednesday, the UK Adult Professionals trade association issued a statement on its response to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, outlining the organization’s “next steps...

Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on PACT Act, Section 230 (XBIZ)

The PACT Act is one of several projects that aim to reform the liability protections of Section 230. ~~~ WASHINGTON — This morning, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet held a lengthy hearing on Section 230, assessing...

2021 AVN Awards, GayVN Awards, AVN Show to Go All-Digital (AVN)

All major AVN events and shows set for January 2021 have been moved to online, virtual format in the wake of the uncertainty with the pandemic. ~~~ LOS ANGELES—AVN Media Network on Friday announced the 2021 AVN Awards Show, GayVN Awards Show, AVN Adult Entertainment...

XBIZ Miami Virtual Show Schedule Announced (XBIZ)

The show must go on, and XBIZ Miami is going digital this year. The full schedule is announced. ~~~ LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the full show schedule for the first-ever virtual edition of XBIZ Miami, presented by Chaturbate, set to deliver an unrivaled...

Kink.com, BIPOC Performers & Educators Schedule Online Seminars (AVN)

A weeklong conversation with BIPOC performers on race and representation in the adult industry and kink communities. ~~~ SAN FRANCISCO—Online content producer Kink.com has entered into a partnership with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color) performers,...

FSC to Partner with Agents to Track COVID-19 Exposures

FSC has recently learned of several incidents in which performers and crew were exposed to COVID-19 on adult film sets in the past few weeks. Because the testing was done outside of PASS, through production companies that are not members of FSC, there has not been...

No MILFs, No Squirting, No Gang Bangs: How the Porn Industry Is Changing During COVID-19 (RollingStone)

Shooting has slowly resumed for a select few willing to take on the risks and challenges of producing porn in a pandemic. ~~~ As COVID-19 cases in California continue to skyrocket, Downtown Disney, the shopping district area of Disneyland in Anaheim, California,...

The All-Virtual YNOT Summit Has Begun (YNOT)

The virtual launch of YNOT Summit 2020 is upon us, with 2 separate tracks to serve the Model & Webmaster sides of the industry. ~~~ This morning marks the first day of YNOT Summit 2020, presented by Chaturbate, a 100% virtual business conference for adult industry...

Twitter Hack Offers Rare Glimpse Into Anti-Porn Shadowbanning Practices (XBIZ)

A hackers rogue act reveals the truth about the long-denied practice of shadowbanning sex workers & sex-related businesses on social media platforms. ~~~ LOS ANGELES — Yesterday’s hack of a large number of prominent Twitter accounts — which led to the company’s...

Domain-a-Palooza

As expected, Internet regulatory agency ICANN at its meeting in Singapore last week approved the addition of specific gTLDs, like .Disney, .boobs or .whatever. And, while ICANN and the registrars...

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