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Porn could have a bigger economic influence on the US than Netflix

Ross Benes
Porn could have a bigger economic influence on the US than Netflix

You shell out $11 for Netflix, $15 for movie tickets, and $25 for cheap NBA seats. But how does America’s porn obsession fuel the economy? In 2012, respondents to an XBIZ poll estimated the industry makes about $5 billion a year. According to Alex Helmy, founder and publisher of adult-entertainment trade publication XBIZ, that figure…