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Obscene Profits: The Entrepreneurs Of Pornography In The Cyber Age

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Sex sells. Already a ten-billion dollar business-and growing-most sex businesses require relatively low start-up costs and minimal equipment. No wonder retired porn stars, homemakers, college students, and entrepreneurs of every stripe are eager to jump on the smut band wagon. Following the money trail, or in this case, the telecom routes, the author reveals how some big p ...more
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Published December 13th 1999 by Routledge
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Chris Dobell
Did you know that AT&T was at one time the largest adult entertainment company in the world? Crazy, huh, but think of phone sex revenues. I wouldn't have read this book except that the software company I worked for became somewhat involved in the industry (nasdaq companies mind you, not any bottom-feeders). It was an interesting read though in terms of the history of the industry and the various technologies and companies that utilized the industry. I'm not involved with the industry any mor ...more
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Frederick S. Lane is an author, attorney, expert witness, and lecturer who has appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, the BBC, and MSNBC. After graduating from Amherst College and Boston College Law School, Lane clerked for two years for the Honorable Frank H. Freedman, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts. After practicing law for five years and writ ...more