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Corey D. Silverstein Nominated for 2019 XBIZ Community Figure of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES — Silverstein Legal is pleased to announce that Corey D. Silverstein has been named a nominee for the adult industry’s most prestigious career awards program, the 2019 XBIZ Exec Awards, coinciding with the XBIZ 2019 trade show set for Jan. 14-18. Corey D. Silverstein has been nominated for the award category Community Figure of the Year Award. Nominees were selected based on several factors including leadership, business acumen, community influence and overall career success as submitted by industry members via the adult industry social network XBIZ.net. “This is a humbling experience and I’m honored to be part of this amazing group of nominees.” Adult Industry Attorney, Corey D. Silverstein said. “This was an unexpected surprise and I’m thankful to XBIZ and all of the people who took the time to nominate me. Now get out there and vote!” Silverstein continued. The XBIZ Exec Awards spotlight outstanding business leaders who play key roles in the success of progressive brands. The award categories cover a range of positions that make up the organizational chart of leading enterprises, covering business development, marketing, management and more. To be held at the Andaz Hotel on West Hollywood’s famed Sunset Strip, the XBIZ Exec…

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Internet Attorney Corey Silverstein to Attend The European Summit

Silverstein Legal is very proud to announce that for the first time ever, Internet Attorney, Corey Silverstein will be attending and presenting at the European Summit in Prague, Czech Republic. This year’s European Summit will be taking place from September 14, 2018-September 17, 2018, at the Vienna House Diplomat Prague. The European Summit is advertised as “Your Networking Conference & Expo for Digital Products”. Per the European Summit website: “Founded in 2009, The European Summit brings together professionals from the online entertainment industry, e-commerce, financials, gaming, gambling, dating, forex, binary options, health, nutraceuticals and many others for an intensive 3-day networking event. From the onset The European Summit was intent on creating a great networking experience for its attendees/delegates. In our high tech world it is still of supreme importance that excellent inter-personal relationships be developed and/or maintained. They are just the cornerstones of building a successful business.” There is still time to register to attend the European Summit and Silverstein Legal highly recommends this tradeshow as a can’t miss event for affiliates, media buyers, advertisers & publishers. Website Attorney, Corey Silverstein is excited to announce that he will be speaking on 4 separate seminars, including the first ever 2018…

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Adult Entertainment Lawyer Corey D. Silverstein, interviewed by Folha De S. Paulo

On July 17, 2018, journalist Danielle Brant of Folha de S. Paulo, published an article entitled “Stormy Daniels Prison Exposes Cacophony of Striptease Laws in US.” Folha de S. Paulo is a Brazilian daily newspaper that was founded in 1921. The Folha de S. Paulo has been one of the biggest circulated newspapers in Brazil and has more than a quarter-million daily readers. The article discusses the complexities associated with the legal operation of adult entertainment clubs aka “strip clubs” in the United States and the multiple levels of government that adult entertainment operators have to contend with. During his interview with the newspaper, Silverstein discussed how certain states have much more stringent laws than others and how some states make it practically impossible to operate an adult entertainment establishment. Strip club lawyer Corey D. Silverstein has represented adult entertainment businesses (strip clubs) for more than a decade and always recommends that anyone thinking of operating a strip club should consult with counsel to get a clear understanding of all the applicable rules and regulations.

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Adult Entertainment Attorney, Corey D. Silverstein, presents as feature speaker at Legal Update

On May 31, 2018, adult entertainment lawyer, Corey D. Silverstein, was a featured speaker at XBIZ Miami. This year’s Legal Update was sponsored by merchant account & payment processing provider, NETbilling. The synopsis of the presentation was: The first half of 2018 has been busy on the legal front, with a delay in the rollout of mandatory age verification in U.K. as well as new rules governing advertising, banking, privacy and more. Join XBIZ Miami’s panel of distinguished legal experts as they uncover the pitfalls and reveal a safe path forward while detailing what industry players need to know to operate safely into the future. The legal presentation included talk of the ongoing challenge to 18 USC 2257, the downfall of Backpage and criminal charges against its operators, FOSTA/SESTA, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). During the presentation, adult business lawyer, Corey D. Silverstein talked about the importance and challenges of becoming GDPR compliant as well as the aggressive penalties that violators may face. Following the legal seminar, adult website lawyer, Corey D. Silverstein, answered questions from the full-house audience and spent hours following the panel meeting with current and prospective clients to discuss the important issues that were…

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Corey D. Silverstein Comments on Major California Supreme Court Decision

In a big win for Section 230 advocates, on Monday, July 2, 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled that Yelp cannot be required to remove negative reviews of a California law firm. The California Supreme Court ruled 4-3 in favor of Yelp and the majority decision ruled that Yelp was protected by the Communications Decency Act (Section 230). The full decision can be read or downloaded here. Xbiz.com (The Industry Source) was quick to provide media coverage of the story and sought comments from adult industry lawyer Corey D. Silverstein. You can read the Xbiz article here. Among his comments, industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein said: “the decision is a much needed win for Section 230, which has been under a tremendous amount of attack as of late.”; “Good for Yelp for having the guts to make its own decision when it ignored a judgment from the trial court that was riddled with irregularities, “Yelp took a chance in ignoring the trial court and ultimately won. Unfortunately, most ISPs would have probably gone along with the trial court’s original judgment.”; “The California Supreme Court got this decision "100 percent correct" and that the ruling showed why Section 230 is important…

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Adult Entertainment Lawyer Corey D. Silverstein weighs in on Stormy Daniels/President Trump Scandal

CBS News has posted the transcript of the Stormy Daniels interview from her “60 Minutes” interview with Anderson Cooper. You can read the complete transcript here. Following airing of the Stormy Daniels ’60 Minutes” interview, XBIZ.com was quick to provide coverage of the interview and requested comment from porn lawyer Corey D. Silverstein. Industry attorney Corey Silverstein said that this case is “undoubtedly going to be a legal nightmare for both sides.” “On one hand you have the sitting president of the United States being accused of carrying on an extramarital affair that allegedly took place 12 years ago with an adult entertainment performer and then attempting to cover up the affair through alleged pressure and threats,” Silverstein told XBIZ. “On the other side you have an individual who faces the social stigma of being an adult entertainment performer admitting that she has repeatedly lied about the affair, was physically threatened and admits that she received a large cash settlement as part of a hush agreement. “In the middle of all of this we have Mr. Trump’s licensed attorney admitting that he actually personally paid Stormy the settlement money and Stormy’s attorney seems to have some past involvement in democrat…

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Adult Entertainment Lawyers Phoenix Forum Speaking Schedule Announced

2018 Phoenix Forum Speaking Schedule As a follow-up to our news posting from February 12, 2018, Corey D. Silverstein, of Silverstein Legal, the Premiere Adult Entertainment Lawyers law firm, has now released his speaking schedule for the 2018 Phoenix Forum. If you will be attending this year’s Phoenix Forum then here are some can’t miss seminars that you should definitely attend: Business 101 Date: Thursday March, 22, 2018, 12:00pm-12:45pm Where: Palm D Synopsis: With extensive experience and backgrounds spanning the industry, esteemed panelists offer a glimpse into what it takes to own, operate, and optimize an adult online business in today’s diverse environment. Topics include legal issues, mobile strategies, effective marketing and payment services. Regulatory Basics: Is Free Speech Under Attack? Date: Thursday March 22, 2018, 3:00pm-3:45pm Where: Palm D Synopsis: Keeping up with the changes in regulations can be a full time job. Join our distinguished panel of global legal experts, watchdog groups and compliance authorities as they cover everything from content censorship to data protection, from AdWords to Visa and MasterCard Rules, and get a close up view of the global issues that are affecting online entertainment business owners today. As a reminder, you can always reach porn…

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Adult Industry Attorney Corey D. Silverstein Comments on DeepFake Backlash

On February 21, 2018, Variety.com writer Janko Roettgers authored an amazing article related to the recent outbreak of so-called “Deepfake Videos.” The article, entitled “Porn Producers Offer to Help Hollywood Take Down Deepfake Videos” became an instant splash and has been widely discussed on Variety.com, Twitter, and FaceBook. Premiere adult industry news source XBiz.com was also quick to comment on the story. Adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein told Variety that the deepfakes phenomenon is really nothing new to those who’ve followed porn’s backend through the years, and that there’s a workaround for the legal distribution of deepfakes. “It will be a battle,” said adult industry lawyer Corey D. Silverstein, but he argued that the battle could be won. “Fake celebrity porn has been around since the 1990s,” he said. He noted that in the past it used to be more of an issue of photoshopped stills as opposed to doctored videos through artificial intelligence. Read the complete Variety article. Read the complete XBiz article.

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Adult Entertainment Attorney Corey D. Silverstein Booked for 2018 Phoenix Forum

March 22-25, 2018 is going to be the hottest time to be in Tempe, Arizona, because adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein has been booked to attend the 2018 Phoenix Forum. As usual, the 2018 Phoenix Forum will take place at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center. If you haven’t already made your travel arrangements to attend the 2018 Phoenix Forum, then you should do so ASAP because this is one of the year’s most highly attended conferences. The Phoenix Forum is advertised as “the #1 exclusive industry trade event connecting a diverse blend of content producers, broadcast studious, paysite programs, talent/models, service providers, advertisers and affiliates, to simply do business together in an intimate, private venue. The 2018 Phoenix Forum is presented by global payment processing provider, CCBill. What exactly is the Phoenix Forum? Well, again, according to its website, “The Phoenix Forum started in 2001 by the team at CCBill with a clear goal: to connect the business community for online adult entertainment – in business and in fun. As the online world has evolved, so has the Phoenix Forum, committed to providing a relevant education, direct networking and VIP events connected to the business issues…

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Follow @MyAdultAttorney on Twitter Now

For the past 12 years, adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein has been the premiere source of legal advice related to the adult entertainment industry. Adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein has always maintained a substantial social media presence and is regularly available live on Twitter @MyAdultAttorney. If you haven’t done so already, you should visit twitter and follow @MyAdultAttorney. Adult industry lawyer Corey D. Silverstein is the managing and founding member of the Law Offices of Corey D. Silverstein, P.C d/b/a/ Silverstein Legal. Adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein has been licensed to practice law by the states of Michigan, Arizona, Georgia, New York, and the District of Columbia. His practice focuses on representing many areas of the law that impact the adult industry. His clientele includes hosting companies, affiliate programs, content producers, payment processors, website operators, dating websites, webcam sites, traffic brokers, affiliates, advertising (ad) networks, social media websites and performers, just to name a few. Adult entertainment lawyer Corey D. Silverstein regularly provides legal services related to: age verification, record keeping requirements (18 USC 2257), intellectual property (copyrights and trademarks), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the Restore Online Shopper’s…

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