Feds to Porn Stars: What's Your Sign?
DoJ wants records of birthdates to keep minors out of skin flicks
By Heather McPherson,  Newser User
Posted Aug 20, 2007 7:25 AM CDT
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(Newser) – The Justice Department wants to catalog America's porn collection, but not for the reason you might think—the feds say they're making sure minors aren't finding their way onto adult-film sets. The anti-exploitation move would require producers to turn over actors' real names, stage names, and birthdates, the New York Post reports.

Producers complain that the proposal, which falls under the Adam Walsh Child Safety and Protection Act, infringes their First Amendment rights and targets legitimate moviemakers. No reaction yet from the parties equally likely to object to government bureaucrats' having access to their real ages—actors who've been shaving a few years off.