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Public Nudity Ban Is Upheld by 9th Circuit

Public Nudity Ban Is Upheld by 9th Circuit

May 25, 2017 3:29 PM PDT
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld San Francisco’s restriction on nudity in public places, ruling the city’s goals of “preventing distraction and offense to citizens not expecting to be confronted with private parts of other persons’ anatomy” justifies restricting nudists' free-speech rights.   Full Story »
Report Claims Google Supports 'America's Top Pimp'

Report Claims Google Supports 'America's Top Pimp'

May 24, 2017 7:02 AM PDT
The foes of free expression are at it again, this time touting a new report that names Google a defender of “America’s Top Pimp” due to its support of commonsense communications laws.   Full Story »
High Court Ends Texas' Grip on Patent Infringement Cases

High Court Ends Texas' Grip on Patent Infringement Cases

May 22, 2017 4:41 PM PDT
In a ruling that deals a giant blow to patent trolls, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that a company’s site of incorporation determines its residency for the purposes of being sued.
xHamster.com Picks Up 3 More Domains Found Cyberquatting

xHamster.com Picks Up 3 More Domains Found Cyberquatting

May 15, 2017 4:47 PM PDT
In two separate decisions, arbitrators have awarded three adult domains that were found to be cybersquatting to the parent company of xHamster.com.
U.S. Has 'Compelling Interest' in Regulating Adult, Justice Dept. Says

U.S. Has 'Compelling Interest' in Regulating Adult, Justice Dept. Says

May 15, 2017 1:35 PM PDT
The Justice Department, in a brief submitted to a federal judge in the long-running civil lawsuit over the legality of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257 and 2257A, said that the government continues to have a “compelling interest” in regulating adult filmmaking with recordkeeping requirements.
Porn Fraud Scheme Could Send Man Away for 10 Years

Porn Fraud Scheme Could Send Man Away for 10 Years

May 12, 2017 1:05 PM PDT
A Kansas City-area man who posed as an adult filmmaker and talent agent pleaded guilty in federal court today to a fraud scheme to dupe women into having sex — which he recorded — under the guise they were rehearsing for porn movies.
Exxxotica's Suit Against City of Dallas Is Tossed

Exxxotica's Suit Against City of Dallas Is Tossed

May 12, 2017 11:00 AM PDT
A federal judge yesterday dismissed Exxxotica's lawsuit against the city of Dallas, filed after the City Council voted to ban the event from returning to its municipal convention center.
Judge Threatens to Bar Future Suits Made by X-art.com's Parent

Judge Threatens to Bar Future Suits Made by X-art.com's Parent

May 12, 2017 10:46 AM PDT
A federal judge has threatened to ban the owner of adult content studio X-art.com from filing any more copyright infringement cases until the accuracy of its geolocation technology to identify defendants is “fully vetted.”
MindGeek Plans to Offer AgeID System in Response to U.K. Law

MindGeek Plans to Offer AgeID System in Response to U.K. Law

May 11, 2017 6:23 PM PDT
Adult entertainment conglomerate MindGeek has disclosed plans to install a new system within the U.K. across all of its sites known as AgeID, according to a new Inverse.com report.
Another xHamster Cybersquatter Taken Down; More Cases Filed

Another xHamster Cybersquatter Taken Down; More Cases Filed

May 11, 2017 8:53 AM PDT
An arbitrator has ruled for the operators of adult tube site xHamster.com, handing over to the company the xHamsterPorn.net domain name in a cybersquatting claim.
Car Rental Giant Can't Scoop Up Porn Site's Domain

Car Rental Giant Can't Scoop Up Porn Site's Domain

May 10, 2017 3:21 PM PDT
One of the world’s largest car rental companies has lost a cybersquatting arbitration case over a domain similar to its three-letter trademark that points to a Chinese-language porn site.
War Machine's Sentencing Postponed to June 5

War Machine's Sentencing Postponed to June 5

May 9, 2017 1:34 PM PDT
War Machine’s sentencing date has been postponed to June 5 to allow his legal team additional time to strategize. He was scheduled to be sentenced tomorrow.

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