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  • HIV cases bring porn's own trade group under fire Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    Actors perform on the set of a pornographic movie in Los Angeles.

    An HIV outbreak among LA-area porn performers has put the organization that represents the industry under fire from within.

  • HIV strikes porn industry again: Now what? Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 3:19 PM ET
    Rod Daily

    The revelation that a second porn star has contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, will likely have little to no impact on the bottom line of major porn studios.

  • Multibillion-dollar porn industry shut by illness Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    An adult film trade group says filming would not resume until all of the performer's partners are notified and tested.

  • Google Glass Gets Its First Porn App Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Google Glass T&G

    Well, that didn't take long. The first porn app has officially launched on Google Glass.

  • A report that will be voted on in the EU parliament March 12 could lay the groundwork for laws banning pornography across all media — including the Internet — and could potentially restrict free speech advocates claim.

  • The government of Iceland is drafting plans to ban pornography, in print and online, in an attempt to protect children from a tide of violent sexual imagery.

  • Search.xxx Porn Search Engine Launches Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 1:51 PM ET

    In case anyone has any difficulty finding porn on the Internet, there's now a search engine exclusively for smut. Search.xxx, which bills itself as "The Search Engine For Porn," searches for sites with the suffix .xxx, which, as one may have posited, are adult-themed.

  • Porn Through the Years Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 6:06 AM ET
    Porn Russian Nesting Dolls

    The sex industry has a deep history in various forms of culture and at various stages of media. That has proved enticing to certain collectors.

  • World's Best Internship—Interviewing Porn Stars Friday, 7 Sep 2012 | 3:23 PM ET

    Hey there. Feeling lonely in your dorm room? Looking to ditch your workplace virginity? Well, it’s your lucky day, son. A porn site is looking for an intern!

  • Gropes Off for Groupon: No New Adult Entertainment Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 5:38 PM ET

    Groupon says it is no longer accepting new adult entertainment merchants as customers.

  • Just sent dirty pictures of yourself to someone who's not your wife? Need to get rid of them quickly? There's an app for that.

  • The already hostile takeover fight for New Frontier Media, the publicly traded owner of nine adult-themed pay-per-view networks, has expanded to include a pair of Hollywood power players – one of whom is also a former video game executive.

  • Start-Up Snatchly Is a Pinterest for Porn Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 4:35 PM ET

    Snatchly, a Pinterest like start-up website, seems to have found a way to get guys into "pinning" pictures by, you guessed it, making the site a "virtual pornboard."

  • Takeover Battle Looms for Publicly Traded Porn Company Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    Despite a widely publicized downturn in porn industry profits over the past few years, investors still think there's money to be made there – so much so that a bidding war has erupted for one of the few publicly traded companies with ties to the adult industry.

  • Teen Uses Twitter to Land Porn Star as Prom Date: Reports Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 12:38 PM ET
    Mike Stone

    From getting live news updates to starting revolutions, Twitter is great for a lot of things. But for getting a porn star as your prom date? Yep, apparently Twitter is good for that, too.

  • Alternate Careers of Porn Stars Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    There's a point in everyone's life where they stand at a career crossroads. Go one way and you end up in your current profession. Go the other and you wind up doing something entirely different.That's true not just of people in the traditional business world, but also those in the porn world. Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.We were curious about what some of today's top porn

    Before they began having sex on screen, the people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.

  • First Jobs of Porn's Biggest Stars Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 10:43 AM ET
    Everybody has a first job – and it's rarely has anything to do with how you end up making a living.That's especially true of the adult entertainment industry's biggest names. But their first gigs aren't what you might expect. Sure, some kicked off their resumes with stints in fast food joints, like many teenagers around the country. Several, though, worked in law firms. And one learned the hard way that domestic services were not for her.We tracked down a number of industry superstars on the flo

    Everybody has a first job — and it rarely has anything to do with how you end up making a living. That's especially true of the adult entertainment industry's biggest names.

  • Scenes from the Adult Entertainment Expo Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    Each January, Adult Video News, the trade publication of the adult entertainment industry, holds the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas.The event (held Jan. 18-21 this year) features appearances by well-known actors in the industry, as well as new products and companies vying for a piece of the $14 billion adult industry. The expo includes a fan show, a trade show, and an adult novelty expo, and culminates with the AVN Awards held on Jan. 21. Fans unable to visit the event are also given

    The event features appearances by well-known actors in the industry, as well as new products and companies vying for a piece of the $14-billion adult industry.

  • The Porn Producer on Your Block Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    While there are a few adult entertainment companies that are publicly traded, most are firmly closed to civilians, the industry’s term for outsiders. But one company, Pleasure Dynasty, is opening the filmmaking process.

  • Meet the New King of Porn Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Fabian Thylmann lacks the icon status of Hugh Hefner or Larry Flynt, but he has quietly become one of the most powerful people in porn over the past two years.