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Controversial U.K. Porn Filtering Consultation Closes Today

Controversial U.K. Porn Filtering Consultation Closes Today

Sep 6, 2012 8:00 AM PDT
A public consultation asking British citizens to weigh in on mandatory Internet porn filtering closes today.
100,000 Brits Sign Porn Blocking Petition

100,000 Brits Sign Porn Blocking Petition

Sep 4, 2012 8:15 AM PDT
An Internet porn blocking petition signed by more than 100,000 citizens including ministers of parliament and religious leaders will be slapped on the desks of the British government on Thursday.
German Copyright Firm Plans to Out Porn Pirates

German Copyright Firm Plans to Out Porn Pirates

Aug 23, 2012 10:45 AM PDT
A German law firm on Sept. 1 plans to reveal the names of as many as 150,000 online users who allegedly traded porn through file-sharing networks.
Poll Finds 37 Percent of Brits Favor Porn Filtering

Poll Finds 37 Percent of Brits Favor Porn Filtering

Aug 20, 2012 9:00 AM PDT
A new survey has found that more than a third of U.K. citizens would back the government in forcing ISPs to block porn sites.
Royal Relative Nude in Playboy Magazine

Royal Relative Nude in Playboy Magazine

Aug 15, 2012 1:30 PM PDT
A royal relative is appearing nude in the September issue of Playboy magazine.
French Mainstream Porn Spoof  Lands in Box Office Top 5

French Mainstream Porn Spoof Lands in Box Office Top 5

Aug 6, 2012 8:00 AM PDT
There’s more rising in France's movie theaters than the “Dark Night.” Low budget spoof “Porn in the Hood” is the country's number one French-language box office film.
Scottish Politicians Calling for Porn Filtering

Scottish Politicians Calling for Porn Filtering

Jun 28, 2012 11:30 AM PDT
Citing a rise in sex crimes and easy access to porn by children, prime ministers in Scotland are calling for an Internet porn opt-in filtering system.
U.K. Lawmakers Begin Consultation on Porn Opt-in Plans

U.K. Lawmakers Begin Consultation on Porn Opt-in Plans

Jun 28, 2012 8:00 AM PDT
Members of the British parliament are beginning a 10-week consultation today to decide on whether to adopt a national Internet porn filtering plan.
U.K. ISPs to Start Piracy Warnings in 2014

U.K. ISPs to Start Piracy Warnings in 2014

Jun 26, 2012 4:15 PM PDT
ISPs in the U.K. will start sending piracy warnings to customers in early 2014, according to newly published rules.
Broadcaster Louis Theroux Painting Dark Picture of Porn for BBC TV

Broadcaster Louis Theroux Painting Dark Picture of Porn for BBC TV

Jun 7, 2012 9:00 AM PDT
British journalist and filmmaker Louis Theroux who 15 years ago explored the wild world of porn for his “Weird Weekend” TV series is at it again with a new BBC2 TV series “Twilight of the Porn Stars” — but this time he’s painting a much darker picture.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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