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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.
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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.
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Police Use Facebook to ID Woman Charged With Obscenity
Jun 26, 2015 10:23 AM PSTA 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
Jun 24, 2015 9:25 AM PSTThe 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
Jun 23, 2015 2:38 PM PSTAdult 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
Jun 23, 2015 9:41 AM PSTSchool 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.
Jun 22, 2015 4:44 PM PSTGermany’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
Jun 22, 2015 9:26 AM PSTSssh.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
Jun 19, 2015 3:47 PM PSTRachel 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
Jun 19, 2015 12:37 PM PSTGoogle 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
Jun 18, 2015 4:03 PM PSTGay 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
Jun 17, 2015 5:10 PM PSTPlaintiffs in a case challenging San Francisco’s nudity ordinance settled a portion of claims in the case yesterday.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
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...