Stormy Daniels’ Trumped Up Prosecution

For members of the adult industry, last night’s arrest of Stormy Daniels and two other dancers in an Ohio nightclub was appalling, but not shocking. Unfortunately, those who work in our industry, particularly those who are sex workers, are all too familiar with...

Statement on Complaint Filed Against LA Direct

We were disturbed to read the complaint filed last week by four adult performers against LA Direct Models and Derek Hay. While we can not speak to the validity of any specifics of the complaint, we can say that wage theft, illegal fee schedules, retaliatory booking...

Social Media and Copyright Law: Three Cases to Watch (YNOT)

Read the full article by Gene Zorkin at YNOT.com   It has often been observed that the law struggles to keep up with the advance of technology. Arguably, there’s no intersection of law and technology where this axiom is more on the mark than when it is applied to the...

Stormy Daniels Arrested At Ohio Strip Club. Her Attorney Calls It A Setup. (CNN)

Read the full article by Faith Karimi & Sonia Moghe at CNN.com   Adult film actress Stormy Daniels was arrested early Thursday at an Ohio strip club for allegedly touching three undercover detectives during her performance in violation of state law. Daniels, who...

INDUSTRY ALERT: FAKE AUDITION SCAM ACTIVE ON FACEBOOK

A person claiming to be a director with the adult studio Wasteland, and possibly other sites, has been approaching potential models in an attempt to set up auditions. He uses the profile Ayman Kad, but may use other names as well. He is not related in any way to...

Study: Fewer Minors Unintentionally Viewing Online Porn (YNOT)

Read the full article by Gene Zorkin at YNOT.com CALGARY – Of all the arguments for establishing stricter regulation of online content, perhaps none resonate with the public more strongly than the desire to prevent minors from being accidentally and involuntarily...

FOSTA Judge Gives Justice Department an Extension of Time (XBIZ)

Read the full article by Rhett Pardon at XBIZ.com WASHINGTON — U.S. District Judge Richard Leon today ordered a two-day extension of time for the Justice Department to file its opposition to Woodhull Freedom Foundation’s motion for a preliminary injunction over FOSTA....

Model Mayhem Joins the Adult Industry Discrimination Pool (YNOT)

Read the full article by Amber Gold at YNOT.com   Model Mayhem touts itself as “the #1 casting website for professional models, photographers, makeup artists, stylists, designers and digital artists.” Like every other similar sort of networking site, there are...

Sex Workers Took Over Reddit’s AMA And It Was Amazing (Bellesa)

Read the full article by Sara Kloepfer at Bellesa.co As sex workers continue to fight FOSTA/SESTA, over 60 sex workers, advocates, educators, policymakers, and trafficking survivors took to Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything) on June 21 to answer questions about sex work...

U.K. Pushing New FOSTA Copycat Law to Force Sex Workers Offline (AVN)

Read the full article by Michael French at AVN.com A member of the British parliament from the country’s left-wing Labor Party says that she sees the “irony” in pushing for a new law inspired by a United States law measure signed and backed by Donald Trump, but Sarah...

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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