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AB 1576 to Be Heard by Appropriations Panel on Monday
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
On Monday, California's Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether it is worth it for taxpayers to put stringent measures on an industry that has, for the most part, regulated itself.
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Bunny Ranch Owner Bids $500K to Open Super Bowl Brothel in Phoenix
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel owner Dennis Hof has announced today an offer to the city of Phoenix, Ariz. $500,000 in cash to let him open up a temporary bawdy house during the 2015 Super Bowl to be held in the Grand Canyon State.
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Woman Sues Facebook for $123 Million Over 'Revenge Porn' Account
Wednesday, July 30, 2014A Texas woman has filed a $123 million suit against Facebook and a former friend over a revenge porn-type account that featured her face photoshopped on naked bodies in pornographic scenes.
1st Man Charged Under Colorado's 'Revenge Porn' Law
Tuesday, July 29, 2014Irate victims of revenge porn across the nation are proving that new laws criminalizing the act are far from decorative — by taking perpetrators to court.
Joe Francis Now Faces Possibility of Incarceration
Monday, July 28, 2014On Friday U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sandra Klein could order a bench warrant against former Girls Gone Wild mogul Joe Francis. Daily fines ordered on July 17 already have accrued to $50,000.
FyreTV's Trademark Suit Over Amazon's Fire TV Continues
Friday, July 25, 2014Amazon Inc. rolled out its new set-top box Fire TV today despite that it continues to face a lawsuit waged by adult entertainment company FyreTV over charges it allegedly appropriated its trade name.
Study: More Than Half of Canadians Favor Porn Opt-in Program
Friday, July 25, 2014More than half of those polled in a new study in Canada favor legislation requiring ISPs to restrict online adult content through filtering.
FDA Warns of O.M.G. Penis Pill Sold at Sears.com
Thursday, July 24, 2014The FDA issued a new advisory warning over O.M.G., a penis pill that the regulatory agency said was sold at Sears.com.
As Numbers of gTLDs Rise, So Do Cybersquatting Claims
Wednesday, July 23, 2014New generic top-level domain names are now flooding the Internet, creating opportunities for many businesses but also causing concerns with brand holders, including adult entertainment companies.
X-Art Piracy Defendant Asks Court to Reconsider Ruling Over 57 Videos
Wednesday, July 23, 2014A defendant in a porn piracy suit asked a federal judge today to reconsider a summary judgment decision that found him liable for copyright infringement over 57 X-Art.com movies.
MyRedBook Case Continued to Sept. 25; Attorneys Picked
Monday, July 21, 2014The two operators of MyRedbook.com and SFRedbook.com, the pair of escort websites that were seized by federal authorities in June, face their next court hearing on Sept. 25.
WIPO Arbitrators Order 2 Porn Domains Transferred
Monday, July 21, 2014The parent company of XNXX.com recently received another victory over a domain name after arbitrators at WIPO agreed that operators of XNXX.pro registered it in bad faith. Another case at WIPO involved NudeCam4.com.
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