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FSC Is Now a Pineapple Support Partner-Level Sponsor

CHATSWORTH, Calif.—Industry mental health nonprofit Pineapple Support has welcomed Free Speech Coalition (FSC) into its fold as a partner-level sponsor. The trade association for the adult industry joins more than fifty adult businesses and organizations in committing funds and resources to the support outfit. “As the trade association for the adult industry, it’s critical that […]

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FSC Issues Update on L.A. County’s Safer at Home Order

CHATSWORTH, Calif.—The Free Speech Coalition released the following advisory Monday afternoon concerning L.A. County’s newly imposed “Safer at Home” guidelines and how they affect adult production: In the wake of unprecedented levels of COVID-19 transmission in Los Angeles and beyond, L.A. County has updated its COVID-19 Public Health Order to help mitigate community spread. These […]

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Controversial FCC Chair Ajit Pai Says He Will Resign January 20

LOS ANGELES—Ajit Pai, the controversial, Donald Trump-appointed chair of the Federal Communications Commission, announced Monday that he will step down from the post on January 20 — the same day that President-Elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated.  After a tumultuous, four-year term, Pai’s primary legacy will likely be the FCC’s 2018 repeal of […]

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Adult Sites Now Complying With Utah’s New ‘Warning Label’ Law

LOS ANGELES—In April, the state of Utah enacted a controversial new law requiring adult sites to preface streaming videos with a “warning label” about the supposed health hazards of viewing porn. Now, even though the final version of the law was scaled back considerably from its highly restrictive early version, several major porn sites are […]

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Canada Police Stymie Effort To Remove Stigma From Sex Workers

LOS ANGELES—A project in Newfoundland, Canada, that showed promise in improving relations between sex workers and police there, with the aim of removing the societal stigma surrounding sex work, has fallen apart after a six-year effort. Now sex worker activists there say the police are to blame — and that relations between the two groups […]

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Comcast to Impose Online Data Limit Starting in 2021

LOS ANGELES—Frequent consumers of online porn could be paying more for the privilege next year, at least if they access the internet through the telecom giant Comcast, according to a new report by the tech site The Verge. Despite signing the federal government’s “Keep America Connected” pledge, in which service providers promised not to increase […]

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Biden Tech Advisor Choice May Signal Tough Stance on Section 230

LOS ANGELES—President-Elect Joe Biden has stated that he favors repealing the law known as Section 230, often called “The First Amendment of the Internet.” His choice of a top technology advisor may indicate that he is serious about eliminating or making major changes to the law. Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act protects tech […]

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Pineapple Support Adds Newest Sponsor, #LetsDoeIt

LOS ANGELES—Adult healthcare provider Pineapple Support has been serving the adult community for nearly two-and-a-half years, and the latest adult company to support its work is #LetsDoeIt, now a supporter-level sponsor. It joins more than fifty adult businesses and organizations in committing funds and resources to the organization. “We’re proud to be supporters of Pineapple […]

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