Home > News > New Destiny Internet Group Granted Injunction • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


New Destiny Internet Group Granted Injunction

Get XBIZ News
Aug 10, 2004 3:24 PM PDT    Text size: 
CALABASAS, Calif. – An arbitration judge granted New Destiny Internet Group a preliminary injunction against Voice Media Inc. Tuesday, in addition to a motion to amend "alter ego" claims, which will enable the plaintiff to assert relief against individuals named in the case.

The motion follows months of legal sparring between the two companies after what began as a copyright infringement lawsuit filed in federal court in March by New Destiny and later ended up in arbitration.

New Destiny Chief Executive Spike Goldberg is alleging that Voice Media, Trade News NV, and Internet Business Services LLC, collectively misused rights to the "Homegrown Video Tour Site" in a marketing and promotional agreement gone awry. That agreement between the companies was signed in 2000, according to court papers obtained by XBiz, and included a non-exclusive license to use the Homegrown tour page.

New Destiny alleges that Voice Media et al violated that agreement and instead made the tour page available over the Internet without New Destiny's authorization, hence the motion for injunctive relief. New Destiny also claims to have suffered damage to its business and reputation through Voice Media's alleged deceptive business practices.

However, Voice Media argues that New Destiny was able to disable the home tour link at any time. Voice Media also presented evidence in court that it had removed the tour page from the Internet and all of its affiliate sites, and that prior to filing a lawsuit, New Destiny profited hugely from their partnership before bringing the issue to court.

Arbitration oral arguments were heard on July 27 from David Olson, representing the plaintiff, and Ira Rothken, representing the defendants.

The judge reportedly issued the injunctive relief based on the compelling argument that New Destiny claims the tour page is still in use through Voice Media affiliates, whereas Voice Media claims it is not.

"The arbitrator finds, while acknowledging that final decision must await a full hearing on the merits, that serious questions have been raised concerning liability," the judge wrote. And so the injunction was granted.

Under the federal standard, an injunction is typically granted if serious questions are raised as to liability, court papers stated.

Attorney's related to the case were not available at press time.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Cam Model Megan Kroft Dreams Big at Studio 20

Hey guys! Oh, I hate when I say that, all we cam girls say that, it’s beginning to sound so cliché. Hey! Hello! People from the industry, cam girls, cam boys, hello! I’m Megan Kroft.... More »

Rich Girls Offers Pro Cam Modeling Tips

The live camming industry offers endless opportunities to earn signficant sums of money and afford a luxurious lifestyle, but only with tireless efforts and non-stop perseverance. To be an elite cam model... More »

CBT Takes Testicular Play to the Next Level

CBT is an acronym often associated with cognitive behavioral therapy or computer-based training, but in the BDSM world CBT stands for none other than “cock and ball torture.” Those four little... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.


Latin America Adult Business Expo

Jul 10 - Jul 12
Cartagena, Colombia

ANME Founders Show

Jul 16 - Jul 18
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport


Aug 03 - Aug 06
Montreal, Quebec

XBIZ Berlin 2017

Sep 11 - Sep 14
Berlin, Germany
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!