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FSC Files Petition to Rehear 2257 Appeal

FSC Files Petition to Rehear 2257 Appeal

Jun 29, 2015 2:30 PM PST
The Free Speech Coalition has asked the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear its challenge over the legality of 18 U.S.C. § 2257, holding that two very recent U.S. Supreme Court cases could have influence on its appeal.   Full Story »
Sex Party MP Fiona Patten Wants Hardcore Porn Ban Overturned

Sex Party MP Fiona Patten Wants Hardcore Porn Ban Overturned

Jun 29, 2015 10:00 AM PST
Sex Party MP Fiona Patten has introduced a motion to overturn a ban on the sale and exhibition of X 18+ videos in the Australian state of Victoria.   Full Story »
Police Use Facebook to ID Woman Charged With Obscenity

Police Use Facebook to ID Woman Charged With Obscenity

Jun 26, 2015 10:23 AM PST
A Ohio woman has been charged with felony pandering obscenity after police, scouring a bestiality website for individuals posting obscene acts involving animals, identified her later through Facebook.
APN Slates U.K. Age-Verification Networking Event

APN Slates U.K. Age-Verification Networking Event

Jun 24, 2015 9:25 AM PST
The Adult Provider Network, in association with sponsors Intelligent ID, Callcredit and W2 Global Data, has planned to present a U.K. networking event next month to connect adult webmasters, video-on-demand operators and broadcasters with identity, age-verification and payment solution providers.
DVD Patent Suits Target Vivid Entertainment, Evil Angel

DVD Patent Suits Target Vivid Entertainment, Evil Angel

Jun 23, 2015 2:38 PM PST
Adult entertainment companies Vivid Entertainment and Evil Angel have both been hit with separate infringement suits by a company that owns three patents for dual-layered DVD disc technology.
Adult Tube Site Operator Takes Over School’s Old Website

Adult Tube Site Operator Takes Over School’s Old Website

Jun 23, 2015 9:41 AM PST
School administrators in Geldrop, The Netherlands, are considering legal action after an adult entertainment tube site operator capitalized on a terminated domain name of an elementary school.
Selling Adult Ebooks Is Illegal in Germany Before 10 p.m.

Selling Adult Ebooks Is Illegal in Germany Before 10 p.m.

Jun 22, 2015 4:44 PM PST
Germany’s authority for youth protection — the Jugendschutzbehörde — has now declared that online retailers can’t sell sexually explicit ebooks before 10 p.m.
Sssh.com’s Singer: Corporate Abuse of Intellectual Property Is Out of Control

Sssh.com’s Singer: Corporate Abuse of Intellectual Property Is Out of Control

Jun 22, 2015 9:26 AM PST
Sssh.com’s Coleen Singer recently penned a piece on loss leaders and online commerce, saying corporate abuse of intellectual property is out of control and “seriously injuring” the livelihoods of content creators.
Vivid Offers Dolezal ‘6-Figure’ Performer Deal

Vivid Offers Dolezal ‘6-Figure’ Performer Deal

Jun 19, 2015 3:47 PM PST
Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP Spokane chapter president accused of pretending to be black, just received her second offer to shoot a sexually explicit video.
Google to Remove Search Results for Unauthorized Postings of Sexually Explicit Images

Google to Remove Search Results for Unauthorized Postings of Sexually Explicit Images

Jun 19, 2015 12:37 PM PST
Google today said that it will honor requests to remove search results for nude or sexually explicit images posted on the web without consent.
Wentworth Loses Motion to Dismiss Federal Weapons Charge

Wentworth Loses Motion to Dismiss Federal Weapons Charge

Jun 18, 2015 4:03 PM PST
Gay porn star Jarec Wentworth will face federal weapons charges, possibly adding 15 years in prison if convicted on numerous extortion counts, a judge ruled today.
‘Body Freedom’ Plaintiffs Settle Portion of Claims Over Nudity Arrests

‘Body Freedom’ Plaintiffs Settle Portion of Claims Over Nudity Arrests

Jun 17, 2015 5:10 PM PST
Plaintiffs in a case challenging San Francisco’s nudity ordinance settled a portion of claims in the case yesterday.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Raising Capital: New SEC Rules May Be a Crowdfunding Game Changer

On Wednesday, March 25, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced its unanimous approval of the final rules for Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, also known as the “JOBS... More »

Legal Reality: Immoral, Scandalous Trademarks

Competition in the adult entertainment industry is intense. The widespread availability of free adult materials online, rampant Internet piracy and very low barriers of entry for new competition all combine... More »

Law of Sex: ‘The War on Porn’ Is Rebranded

On October 8, 2014, ThinkProgress.com declared the end to the War on Porn. The censors had lost and erotic media would live on. One sign that the war had been lost was the fact that annual contributions... More »
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