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Former Porn Star Found Guilty of Insider Trading Has Web Link Removed
Monday, September 15, 2014
A web link to a Telegraph story of a former male porn star busted for insider trading has been removed by Google as part of the "right to be forgotten" directive. But the link removal likely has amplified the story of Tim Blackstone, who starred in such British porn films of the 1970s as "Desire," "Non-Stop Spunker" and "Gypsies Curse."
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TMZ: Iggy Azalea's Attorneys Threaten Vivid Over Sex Tape
Monday, September 15, 2014
Iggy Azalea’s lawyers have threatened to sue if Vivid Entertainment releases a sex tape allegedly involving her and rapper and ex-boyfriend Hefe Wine.
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Facebook Cracking Down on Stage Names for User Profiles
Friday, September 12, 2014Drag personality Sister Roma has stepped up her argument against Facebook, taking to Twitter and letting followers know that "this issue is not going away."
Arbitration Slated for T.I. Media's Suit Against Former Exec
Thursday, September 11, 2014An arbitration hearing will be held at the end of the month in the case of a former Treasure Island Media marketing exec who was accused of taking over the company's MitchMason.com website and exploiting it after he left the company.
Cal/OSHA Fines Gay Adult Company Jake Cruise Media
Wednesday, September 10, 2014Jake Cruise, operator of the namesake gay adult production company, today criticized a recent Cal/OSHA complaint that led to $11,360 in fines levied against his company's studio.
ATVOD Targets 74 Porn Sites for Rule 11 Violations
Tuesday, September 09, 2014Video-on-demand regulator ATVOD has found 74 adult websites to be in breach of Rule 11, the U.K. statute that requires operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn.
Playboy Energy Drinks Distributor Launches Site Despite Litigation
Monday, September 08, 2014CirTran Corp., which distributes Playboy Energy drinks, announced today that the company has created a website — PlayboyEnergyDrinx.com — to show off its line of products.
We-Vibe Patent Emerges From USPTO Re-examination Intact
Monday, September 08, 2014Standard Innovation says its We-Vibe patent is stronger than ever, following a re-examination by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), which issued an Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate.
AshleyMadison.com Sues S. Korea in Canadian Court
Thursday, September 04, 2014Avid Life Media, the parent company running AshleyMadison.com, has filed a complaint in Canadian federal court alleging that South Korea and its communications czar have wrongfully blocked its website after its launch there in April.
XBIZ EU 2014 Seminar Speakers Announced
Wednesday, September 03, 2014XBIZ is pleased to announce the official seminar speaker line-up for the 2014 XBIZ EU international digital media conference.
Calif. Family Indicted for Selling Counterfeit Penis Pills
Wednesday, September 03, 2014A California family was indicted Tuesday by federal prosecutors for selling counterfeit penis pills marked as the brands Viagra, Levitra and Cialis.
War Machine Now Faces Attempted Murder Charges
Wednesday, September 03, 2014War Machine, in an amended complaint filed today in Las Vegas, faces 25 additional charges to a criminal complaint in connection with the beating of porn star Christy Mack and another man.
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