Tech savvy prostitutes trade pimps for Web pages

Pimpin’ escortsain’t easy—especially in the Internet age.

While the Web has revolutionized all sorts of industries over the last 20 years, its effect on the world of prostitution has been especially dramatic. Street walkers and their handlers are still around, but an increasing number of tech savvy escorts have bypassed their pimps and have taken to the Web, where they’ve seen not only a surge of interest in their field, but a perceived lower risk of arrest.

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‘Long Island Lolita’ Amy Fisher Starts Porn Company

Amy Fisher, who has been called many things in her life, is about to add another title – porn magnate.

The woman perhaps best known as the “Long Island Lolita” has launched a adult film production company – and will produce and star in adult films for Dreamzone Entertainment starting later this year. The company, Amy Fisher Productions, initially plans four films to be release before the end of 2011.

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Sex Toy or Gadget?

Spurred on by Apple’s rethinking of how a computer should look and act, several new companies have launched pleasure items that aren’t as obvious as the adult novelties of bygone days. What this means, of course, is that clean, minimalistic design has infiltrated all sectors.

The pleasure objects of yore have lost their flesh tones and garish neon hues, because, honestly, no one wants those things on their nightstand. Thanks to attractive, sleek aesthetics, it’s now sometimes hard to tell the difference between sex tech and gadget tech. Can you?

Take the quiz at AOL’s Switched.com