Porn companies challenged by Internet sites

After years of booming sales supported by videotapes, DVDs, and the Internet, the adult film industry is being challenged by easy video-sharing Web sites offering explicit content for free.”We’re dealing with rampant piracy, tons of free content,” said Steven Hirsch, co-founder of privately held Vivid, among the best-known studios making sex films.Vivid once earned 80 percent of its roughly $100 million a year from DVD sales, but last year that fell to 30 percent, Hirsch said in an interview.
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