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U.K. Lawmaker's Wife Declines Ben Dover's £100K Porn Offer
Mar 30, 2015 3:53 PM PST
Karen Danczuk, the wife of British lawmaker Simon Danczuk, has turned down an offer of £100,000 to star in pair of porn films by adult film producer Ben Dover.
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MetArt Plans Infringement Litigation Blitz
Mar 30, 2015 12:26 PM PST
The MetArt Network, which earlier this month fingered 10 companies for stealing and streaming its content on 17 adult tube sites, has future litigation plans. “More infringement suits,” said a spokesman affiliated with the company.
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Judge to Weigh Whether Jarec Wentworth Is Eligible for Bail
Mar 30, 2015 11:07 AM PSTGay porn star Jarec Wentworth, who pleaded not guilty to federal extortion charges last week, will be back in court on Thursday morning for a bail review hearing.
MindGeek Settles Data Management Patent Claim
Mar 27, 2015 1:45 PM PSTMindGeek has settled with a patent holder that charged the adult entertainment conglomerate’s entire lineup of website properties infringed on its intellectual property.
Gay Porn Star Jarec Wentworth Pleads Not Guilty
Mar 27, 2015 12:31 PM PSTJarec Wentworth, the gay porn star accused of extorting $500,000 and an Audi R8 worth $180,000 from a man by threatening to expose his “sexual liaisons” on Twitter, pleaded not guilty to federal charges today.
House Committee OKs Bill Banning Federal Employees From Watching Porn
Mar 26, 2015 4:09 PM PSTH.R. 901, formally known as the Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act, which would prohibit federal employees from accessing sexually explicit material on government computers and devices, advanced through the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday.
Lylith LaVey Settles With BangBros Over Mr. Marcus Shoot
Mar 25, 2015 4:57 PM PSTAdult performer Lylith LaVey has settled a lawsuit against BangBros after she was said to have been exposed to syphilis while shooting a video with Mr. Marcus.
Gay Porn Star Jarec Wentworth, Charged With Extortion, Seeks Pretrial Release
Mar 25, 2015 12:42 PM PSTPublic defenders representing Jarec Wentworth asked a federal judge today to reconsider allowing the gay porn star to post bail for a pretrial release after he was charged on a felony extortion count.
Xnxx.com’s Parent Files 4 More Cybersquatting Claims
Mar 24, 2015 2:48 PM PSTThe company that operates adult tube site Xnxx.com has filed four more claims against websites alleged to have been cybersquatting with similar domain names.
Porn Guardian Teams Up With Xvid Solutions
Mar 24, 2015 11:37 AM PSTPorn Guardian (aka Piracy Stops Here) has added another tool to it arsenal of piracy-fighting weapons with Xvid’s new AutoGraph fingerprinting service.
Gay Porn Star Jarec Wentworth to Be Arraigned Thursday
Mar 23, 2015 2:51 PM PSTGay porn star JarecWentworth, who has shot more than 70 gay porn scenes, was put under FBI surveillance and arrested after allegedly extorting $500,000 and an Audi R8 worth $180,000 from an unnamed victim.
APAC Urges 'Compassion' During Production Hold
Mar 20, 2015 7:00 PM PSTThe Adult Performer Advocacy Committee (APAC) has issued an advisory relative to the precautionary production hold called by the Free Speech Coalition after a possible positive test for HIV by an adult performer using the PASS (Performer Availability Screening Service) system.
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