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AHF’s Complaint Over ‘No on Measure B’ Campaign Funds Is Tossed
Apr 27, 2015 3:47 PM PST
MindGeek and two company executives, including former managing director Fabian Thylmann, won’t be investigated for violating election campaign laws, according to the Federal Election Commission, which was deadlocked on whether to dismiss allegations that a foreign national corporation unlawfully contributed funds to oppose Measure B.
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U.K. Obscenity Attorney Myles Jackman Launches Website
Apr 27, 2015 9:35 AM PST
U.K. obscenity attorney Myles Jackman debuted his website today.
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Turkey’s Highest Court Upholds Prison Term for ‘Unnatural’ Porn
Apr 24, 2015 3:52 PM PSTTurkey’s highest court has upheld an obscenity law that makes the possession, distribution or production of content involving oral, anal, group and gay and lesbian sexual encounters punishable by a term of one to four years in prison.
Suit Aims at Processor’s ‘Prohibited’ List of Businesses
Apr 24, 2015 11:12 AM PSTMobile payments company Square Inc. has been hit with a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that it wrongfully terminates the accounts of customers for business that is supposedly "prohibited."
L.A. Jury Awards $6.5M to 249 Exotic Dancers
Apr 23, 2015 2:34 PM PSTParadise Showgirls must pay $6.5 million to 249 exotic dancers who alleged the Los Angeles-area club illegally took tips they earned from lap dances, a jury decided today.
FDA Warns of Extreme Diamond 3000 Penis Pill Brand
Apr 23, 2015 12:25 PM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration today issued a new advisory warning for the penis pill brand Extreme Diamond 3000.
FSC Offers $25 Individual Memberships During April
Apr 20, 2015 5:01 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition announced today that throughout the month of April, adult entertainment industry professionals can join the trade group as members for $25.
Playboy Sues Sheppard Mullin Law Firm for $7.6 Million
Apr 20, 2015 3:35 PM PSTPlayboy Enterprises Inc. on Friday filed a $7.6 million malpractice suit against the international law firm of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP for allegedly exposing the adult entertainment company to millions of dollars in damages by failing to settle an employee’s claim of retaliation out of court.
Fabian Thylmann Reportedly Indicted on Tax Evasion Charges
Apr 20, 2015 10:13 AM PSTFabian Thylmann, Manwin’s former managing partner, has been indicted by Cologne’s federal prosecutor on tax evasion charges.
Wentworth’s Counsel Seeks to Have Weapons Charge Dropped
Apr 16, 2015 5:29 PM PSTGay porn star Jarec Wentworth’s counsel has asked that the seizure of a backpack and its contents including a Magnum 357 revolver along with sex rounds of ammunition be suppressed on Fourth Amendment grounds because a search of his vehicle was warrantless.
AHF Must Face Overbilling Claims, Judge Rules
Apr 16, 2015 2:27 PM PSTThe AIDS Healthcare Foundation must face claims by Los Angeles County officials that it overbilled the county $5.2 million for patient treatment, a judge ruled this week.
Instagram Institutes New Rules Aimed at Porn, Nudity
Apr 16, 2015 12:45 PM PSTInstagram has adjusted its community guidelines on what types of nudity it allows and now has banned "sexual intercourse, genitals and close-ups of fully nude buttocks.” The company also has put a crimp on "some photos of female nipples."
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ASACP: Focusing on the Future
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A Day in the Life of a Deja Vu MOM
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