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Q: 18 USC 2257 Law ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: 18 USC 2257 Law
Category: Relationships and Society > Law
Asked by: stevek1001-ga
List Price: $100.00
Posted: 26 Oct 2006 14:23 PDT
Expires: 14 Nov 2006 10:58 PST
Question ID: 777238
Under the existing and proposed 18 USC 2257 laws, what kinds of
"R-Rated" materials could a U.S. company provide on a Website without
falling under the recordkeeping regulations?

Clarification of Question by stevek1001-ga on 26 Oct 2006 14:25 PDT
Please provide the details of all common types of "R-Rated"  and/or
adult scenarios that would not require recordkeeping under 18 USC

What is required by U.S. law to verify a model is 18 or older?

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 31 Oct 2006 13:17 PST
By my read, pretty much anything involving genitalia of real people
(as opposed to, say, cartoon characters) is covered by the law, for
any materials produced after 1990.

Even without depicting genitalia, showing certain acts, like
masturbation or sadomasochism (even if it's simulated), would be
covered by the law.

Beyond that, what sort of information are you seeking?  


Clarification of Question by stevek1001-ga on 13 Nov 2006 08:49 PST
The motion picture industry can show topless/bottomless women or men
if the movie is rated "R".  How does (or doesn't) the recordkeeping
law differ for motion picture studios? It seems to me that the law
applies to the MPAA just as it does for Web Sites.

The purpose of asking this question is to get a detailed write-up of
the adult activities that can be depicted by an Internet Company with
the specific code/title etc. that do not require the recordkeeping
activities to be implemented.

As an example, Adult Friend Finder has abundant content from it's
"match making" service that has very eplicit content from it's own
users, but it appears that do not practice the 18 US 2267 laws.  The
only difference that I can ascertain is that the content (video and
images) that AFF provides is from personal users and is not
specifically "sold" to anyone.
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