Better Advertising Bureau
Quick: what do you think is the top adult entertainment brand in the world? Playboy? Hustler? PornHub? Turns out, it’s none of the above. That throne belongs to Jasmin.com, a lesser-known camming site that has grown to pull in nearly a million dollars in revenue every day.
That little known fact could remain a secret as long as major cable networks have anything to say about it. Jasmin.com has been denied from running a relatively tame advertisement during the upcoming Emmy Awards. Megan Morahan of NBC Universal’s ad sales team told them:
I ran your spot by our standards group, and unfortunately we cannot accept advertising for Jasmin.com.
XXX in Tech
Ever wish you could play Mario Kart in real life? Guess you didn’t want it as much as these guys. [Wired]
Obama campaign staffer Ashley Arenson, who served as director of innovation and integration during the recent presidential election, has joined Soho Tech Labs in the role of general manager. [AllThingsD]
StumbleUpon is laying off 30 percent of its staff in a move to achieve profitability in the first quarter of this year. [TechCrunch]
A British government agency fined Playboy about $160,000 for failing to install adequate controls to prevent minors from accessing pornographic videos. Seems like a slap on the … wrist. [Ofcom]
Private equity firm Silver Lake Management is said to be close to lining up financing to take Dell private, with a deal possible as early as next week. [Bloomberg]
Boobs on the Internet
Fabian Thylmann, the managing partner of the company that operates erotic websites such as YouPorn and PornHub, was arrested in Begium, according to the website of the German newspaper Die Welt.
Cast your eyes inland, to the once prim-and-proper Philadelphia, where a scandal-dogged local weatherman is in trouble once more. Back in 2010, John Bolaris was drugged by a couple of Miami bombshells and woke up to more than $43,000 in credit card charges. (The ongoing trial is kicking up even more embarrassing details, like Read More