The Cutting Edge of Compliance in the Wake of Wirecard Fallout (XBIZ)

Cathy Beardsley is president and CEO of Segpay, gives the run down on how Wirecard, a darling of the industry, was unable to pay the money it owed and was in serious trouble after a group of outside auditors identified $1.9 billion in cash missing on its balance...

Top Digital Rights Organization Highlights Woodhull’s Anti-FOSTA Litigation (XBIZ)

EFF highlights Woodhull's efforts in challenging FOSTA/SESTA. ~~~ SAN FRANCISCO — Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the leading digital rights advocacy nonprofit, released yesterday a comprehensive report praising the Woodhull Foundation’s ongoing lawsuit...

How to Make Retail Events a Reality — In-Store or Online (XBIZ)

Danielle Seerley, aka “America’s Sex Toy Sweetheart,” the senior sales executive for Shibari Wands and Voodoo Toys explains ways to keep sales at brick and mortar retailers thriving whether online or in-store. ~~~ In-store events are an important part of...

Federal Judge Rejects Lawsuit Claiming AB5 Is Unconstitutional (AVN)

Ruling leaves door open for new lawsuits challenging California’s controversial ‘gig worker’ law. ~~~ LOS ANGELES—A federal judge in Los Angeles last week rejected a lawsuit that sought to have the controversial California “gig worker” law known as AB5 struck down as...

FSC, xHamster Host INSPIRE Workshop on High-Quality Self-Production

Free Speech Coalition and xHamster will host a special INSPIRE workshop for amateurs and performers on Thursday, September 24th, at 11AM PT. The “Shooting Like a Studio on an Amateur Budget” webinar will be hosted by FSC’s Lotus Lain and feature Fivestar,...

Tech Orgs Object to Another New Bill Targeting Section 230 (YNOT)

OFVDA, “Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act,” is the latest bill to take aim at Section 230. ~~~ It’s a day that ends in Y – which means elected representatives are again talking about amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, while...

Georgia Town Redefines ‘Sexual Device Store’ to Target Adult Boutique (XBIZ)

East Cobb County in Georgia moves to discriminate against “sexually oriented businesses"  in newly drafted county code aimed to target brick and mortar adult boutiques in the area. ~~~ EAST COBB, Georgia — In the latest attempt by Georgia municipal authorities to...

Legendary First Amendment Attorney John Weston Has Died (AVN)

This past Friday, First Amendment attorney John Weston passed away from cancer. ~~~ LOS ANGELES—Attorney John Weston, one of the leading lights in the adult industry's fight to preserve its First Amendment rights—in fact, the industry's very right to exist at all—died...

The Porn Industry Is Headed for a Major Coronavirus Outbreak (The Daily Beast)

Adult star Cherie DeVille writes about how the testing system—and contact tracing—employed by porn is woefully inadequate and even dangerous. ~~~ People can take risks. People are allowed to gamble. I am not advocating for shutting down porn, but I want to educate...

What Labor Bill AB2257 Means for Studio Work, Content Trade and Camming (XBIZ)

“As always, we recommend that performers and content buyers consult with their attorneys before making business decisions based on interpretations of this law,” FSC Director Michelle LeBlanc told XBIZ. ~~~ SACRAMENTO — Last Friday, Democratic California Governor Gavin...

FSC Statement on AHF Protest of Cal-OSHA

Michael Weinstein and the controversial AIDS Healthcare Foundation have announced they will be protesting at Cal/OSHA offices in Los Angeles. While we’re not exactly sure what they’re protesting —...

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