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X-art.com Sues Longtime Attorney, Claims Negligence

X-art.com Sues Longtime Attorney, Claims Negligence

Jun 30, 2016 11:01 AM PDT
Adult production company X-art.com has filed a lawsuit against its former counsel who lead its massive copyright enforcement program that over six years filed more than 4,300 infringement lawsuits in federal courts against those who illegally downloaded its films.   Full Story »
'Safer Sex' Campaign: Voters Will Decide in November

'Safer Sex' Campaign: Voters Will Decide in November

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 AM PDT
A spokesman for the Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act campaign let his words speak for the direction of the California ballot measure. “The voters will decide in November,” spokesman Rick Taylor told XBIZ.    Full Story »
Penthouse Sues West Hollywood, Calif., Club for Infringement

Penthouse Sues West Hollywood, Calif., Club for Infringement

Jun 27, 2016 3:28 PM PDT
Penthouse is moving forward with a trademark infringement suit against one of the most recognizable nightclubs in the city of West Hollywood.
Messaging App Kik Wins Cybersquatting Case Against 9 Adult Sites

Messaging App Kik Wins Cybersquatting Case Against 9 Adult Sites

Jun 27, 2016 12:42 PM PDT
The operator of nine websites that offered or redirected to adult fare has been ordered to hand over the sites to the company that runs smartphone messaging app Kik.
Op-Ed: Britons Light Fuse With Brexit

Op-Ed: Britons Light Fuse With Brexit

Jun 24, 2016 1:52 PM PDT
In my new book, Porn Panic!, I recount the rise of a new British fascism.
Woodhull Files Amicus Brief at High Court in Pounder Case

Woodhull Files Amicus Brief at High Court in Pounder Case

Jun 20, 2016 1:28 PM PDT
Joining the Free Speech Coalition and the First Amendment Lawyers Association in friend-of-the-court briefs, the Woodhull Freedom Foundation today filed its own amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a petition for review by Dave Pounder.
Calif. Democratic Party Votes to Oppose Adult Film Ballot Measure

Calif. Democratic Party Votes to Oppose Adult Film Ballot Measure

Jun 20, 2016 10:53 AM PDT
The California Democratic Party voted on Sunday to oppose the Safer Sex in Adult Film Act ballot measure.
Cal/OSHA Creating Advisory Panel to Develop Regs for Adult Filmmaking, FSC Says

Cal/OSHA Creating Advisory Panel to Develop Regs for Adult Filmmaking, FSC Says

Jun 17, 2016 12:57 PM PDT
Cal/OSHA will create a new advisory committee to help shape new regulations for the adult industry, according to the Free Speech Coalition.
ESPLER Project: Bad Laws Lead to Decreased Public Safety

ESPLER Project: Bad Laws Lead to Decreased Public Safety

Jun 17, 2016 9:15 AM PDT
A Bay Area scandal involving several police departments shows why criminalization of sex workers encourages abuse and corruption, according to the ESPLER Project.
Mark Schechter, Shy Love Defamation Case Settled

Mark Schechter, Shy Love Defamation Case Settled

Jun 17, 2016 8:20 AM PDT
Just days before trial was set to begin, adult talent agents Mark Schechter and Shy Love have announced a settlement in a case that alleged claims of defamation.
FriendFinder Claims 9 Sites Not Part of Penthouse Deal

FriendFinder Claims 9 Sites Not Part of Penthouse Deal

Jun 16, 2016 10:38 AM PDT
FriendFinder Networks Inc. last week filed a lawsuit against Penthouse Global Media Inc. alleging it took control of nine adult websites that were not included in a February purchase agreement and directed traffic to Penthouse sites.
Porn Copyright Trolling Law Firm Loses $230K Sanction Appeal

Porn Copyright Trolling Law Firm Loses $230K Sanction Appeal

Jun 13, 2016 11:38 AM PDT
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld more than $230,000 in sanctions against the attorneys who for years operated the porn copyright trolling law firm Prenda Law.

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