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It's surprising that Playboy, as a print magazine, is still around.

The main competitor, Penthouse, is owned by Andrew Conru, the guy who did Adult FriendFinder. He's probably the most successful spammer, after beating California's anti-spam law in 2002.[1] Conru tried to buy Playboy a few years ago, but Hefner wouldn't sell.[2]

[1] http://www.dmnews.com/news/california-spam-case-appealed-to-... [2] http://www.thewrap.com/media/column-post/penthouse-owner-mak...

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