Been too busy to check out the news from our parent site – YNOT.com? Read below to catch up on some of YNOT’s top feature stories of the past month… in case you missed it!
This period covers August 15 – September 15.
Report: Illinois Senator Introduces Age-Verification Law – September 15
In this piece you’ll find out about the new bill – SB2590 – proposed in Illinois which would give online businesses “days to comply with the age verification methods or they will be subject to civil penalties assessed by the court.”
Hodder Media On Mixing Up a Marketing Recipe for Success – September 14
Anne Hodder-Shipp an award-winning sex educator and sex-positive publicist who runs Hodder Media and Everyone Deserves Sex Ed sits down with YNOT to share creative ideas on marketing and how businesses can benefit from her skills.
What a Good Broker Should Do – September 13
Thinking about selling your website? Make sure you read this article written by the Adult Site Broker on what to look for when hiring someone to help.
The Congressional Research Service is a non-partisan organization which assists congress on all phases of the legislative process. This piece delves into the three-part report they published last month on the subject of age verification.
PASS announces that all performers must be tested for Mgen by October 1. They then discuss the current science on Mgen, what they know and don’t know, and their goals for keeping the industry healthy.
Wherefore Art Thou, Age-Verification Lawsuits? – September 7
In this opinion piece, YNOT editor Gene Zorkin points out the fact that numerous age verification laws require everyday citizens to enforce its provisions yet not one person has come forward in any state to file a complaint.
Australia postpones age verification mandates for adult websites over concerns of privacy and technology limitations. Find out what will be expected of the industry in order to do business in the country instead.
The FSC continues its fight against HB 1181 a Texas age-verification law that requires adult websites to publish “public health warnings” that have no basis in reality. In a win for the industry, U.S. District Judge David Ezra sides with the FSC.
Violet Voss is a newcomer to adult who is already garnering significant success. In this interview, she shares how she got her start, her work ethic, and why she feels she’s been able to make an impact in such a short time.
On October 15, 2021, Mastercard slammed the industry with a policy which makes it even more difficult to do business. Read about how a coalition of sex workers in partnership with the ACLU have taken on the giant by lodging a complaint with the FTC citing that “Mastercard leverages its outsized market power to censor lawful sexual content.”
YNOT sits down with writer, producer, director Krista Michaels to find out more about her new trans horror film – The Girls – and how she was able to garner the support of heavy hitter Grooby to executive produce the piece.
Learn how to get better results on your email promotional efforts by employing a technique which focuses on tailoring your message to the individual.
A fun chat with Rob of the Rob & Slim Show – a podcast which ran for 8 years, then took break, and is now planning their return.
Read about the new law that Minnesota passed which criminalizes nonconsensual dissemination of “deep fake” images “depicting intimate parts or sexual acts” and how it may or may not impact the adult industry.
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Alyssa Collins hails from Minnesota, where snowy days were the perfect excuse to stay warm inside and write. Over the years, she turned that joy into a career and has authored numerous articles for various publications (under pen names). Email Alyssa via firstname.lastname@example.org.