Los Angeles, CA
(March 2, 2007) - ASACP has presented noted adult industry attorney Gregory Piccionelli with its annual Service Recognition Award.
Ever since ASACP began more than 10 years ago, its success has depended on the contributions of its generous sponsors and members, its dedicated advisory council, and many other people who have volunteered valuable time and resources because they support ASACP's mission of child protection. Each year, ASACP's Service Recognition Award is presented to one person whose consistent contributions have helped make the organization's work possible.
Mr. Piccionelli has performed various pro bono legal services for ASACP since 2002, and provided especially valuable assistance in preparation for the rollout of the RTA website labeling initiative last Fall. ASACP Executive Director Joan Irvine, who presented the award to Mr. Piccionelli during the 2007 XBiz Awards event, praised his dedication, saying "Greg has been as vital to ASACP as he is to the adult industry at large, and we?re grateful to have him around."
Mr. Piccionelli returned the compliment, saying "Joan has done more to keep child pornography off the web than 100 evangelical bible thumpers!"
A co-founder of pioneering Los Angeles-based intellectual property and entertainment law firm Piccionelli & Sarno, Mr. Piccionelli is one of the nation's most experienced and respected Internet and adult entertainment attorneys. Past recipients of ASACP's Service Recognition Award have included attorney Lawrence Walters, Brandon Shalton of Cydata Services, and ASACP's own Compliance Director Tim Henning.
Founded in 1996, the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating child pornography from the Internet. ASACP also works to help parents prevent children from viewing age-inappropriate material online. Companies and individuals interested in supporting ASACP may go to www.asacp.org
for more information on how to get involved.