“Kink.com May Leave SF Because of Tight California Porn Laws” by Margie Shafer

Porn purveyor kink may be leaving San Francisco due to tightening laws surrounding porn production in California. This is an excerpt from a recent article published by Margie Shafer. The source of this excerpt is http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/04/03/kink-com-may-leave-sf-because-of-tight-california-porn-laws/

Pornography purveyor Kink.com has asked San Francisco for permission to convert its Mission District studios to office space because the company feels bound by state restrictions on shooting adult films.

image courtesy of CBS San Francisco.

image courtesy of CBS San Francisco.

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Several adult film companies have left California for Nevada because of increasingly strict regulations.

California is looking to mandate the use of condoms in all adult films. That regulation would require each sexual act that takes place during film production be logged, along with information about what protective measures were taken to prevent the spread of HIV and other diseases.

Two actors for Kink.com tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS last September, resulting in a $78,000 fine for its parent company, Cybernet Entertainment, which maintains that many of its performers prefer not to use condoms.

This is a significantly shortened excerpt. To read the full article, please visit CBS San Francisco website http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/04/03/kink-com-may-leave-sf-because-of-tight-california-porn-laws/.

Margie Shafer is a journalist for CBS. She has served as the President of the California-Nevada AP TV/Radio Association, and has won awards from the AP, RTNDA and the Colorado Broadcasters Association.