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Copyright Office Plan Could Be 'Recipe for Disaster,' Attorney Says

Copyright Office Plan Could Be 'Recipe for Disaster,' Attorney Says

May 25, 2016 12:26 PM PDT
The U.S. Copyright Office has proposed a controversial new electronic submission process for website operators when they designate agents to receive 512(c)(3) copyright take-down notices.   Full Story »
ESPLER Project Appeals Decision, Seeks Donations

ESPLER Project Appeals Decision, Seeks Donations

May 24, 2016 11:13 AM PDT
The ESPLER Project today appealed an order that dismissed its legal challenge to California’s anti-prostitution law, Penal Code 647(b).   Full Story »
MindGeek Wins Cybersquatting Case Over 3 Domains

MindGeek Wins Cybersquatting Case Over 3 Domains

May 22, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
The domain names Pornhub.com.mx, RedTube.com.mx and YouPorno.com.mx have been transferred to MindGeek after the adult entertainment conglomerate won its case over the names against a serial cybersquatter at WIPO.
epi24 Taps Osha Liang Firm for Patent Protection

epi24 Taps Osha Liang Firm for Patent Protection

May 21, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
epi24 has retained the services of intellectual property law firm Osha Liang LLP to protect its innovations.
Utah Lawmaker Seeks Porn Restrictions for ISPs

Utah Lawmaker Seeks Porn Restrictions for ISPs

May 20, 2016 3:38 PM PDT
Utah state Sen. Todd Weiler, who led the successful charge to declare pornography a public health crisis, is planning to introduce legislation designed to heavily restrict access to porn across the state.
Former Adult Producer Dave Pounder Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Take Case

Former Adult Producer Dave Pounder Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Take Case

May 19, 2016 4:00 PM PDT
Former adult film producer Dave Pounder yesterday filed a challenge at the U.S. Supreme Court claiming his civil rights were violated when a school district terminated his contract to advertise educational tutoring services on school fences.
Queen Confirms Porn Site Age Checks Are on the Way

Queen Confirms Porn Site Age Checks Are on the Way

May 18, 2016 12:25 PM PDT
Announced today in the Queen’s Speech, the U.K. government will mandate age verification for adult entertainment websites.
GameLink Offers $15K Donation to Mike Webb If He Denounces Porn Piracy

GameLink Offers $15K Donation to Mike Webb If He Denounces Porn Piracy

May 17, 2016 1:58 PM PDT
GameLink.com today pledged a $15,000 donation to the campaign of Republican congressional candidate Mike Webb of Virginia if he publicly denounces the digital piracy of pornographic movies.
L.A. Adult Film Permits Dip to 26 in 2015

L.A. Adult Film Permits Dip to 26 in 2015

May 12, 2016 12:46 PM PDT
There were only 26 permits issued in 2015 for Los Angeles-area adult entertainment filming, according to FilmL.A., the local authority that processes film production permits.
Vagina Artist Convicted on 'Obscenity' Charge in Japan

Vagina Artist Convicted on 'Obscenity' Charge in Japan

May 9, 2016 3:10 PM PDT
Megumi Igarashi, the artist who was arrested in 2014 for distributing 3D-printable design files of her vagina, was convicted today by a Japanese court of distributing “obscene” images.
As Condom Vote Nears and Record Fines Handed Out, Accusations Fly

As Condom Vote Nears and Record Fines Handed Out, Accusations Fly

May 9, 2016 12:39 PM PDT
Many claim that the issuance of $146,600 in citations against Kink.com was “politically motivated” and made at the behest of Michael Weinstein, the president of the AHF.
Fiji Weighs Plan to Block Porn Sites

Fiji Weighs Plan to Block Porn Sites

May 8, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
Government officials in the South Pacific nation of Fiji are crafting a plan that would include a ban on the accessibility of “obscene” websites.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Business Models Can Trigger Regulatory Compliance

Adult website operators are typically familiar with the obligations imposed by Title 18 U.S.C. § 2257 (Section 2257) which mandates the compilation and maintenance of certain records relating to the... More »

Another Attempt to Blame Pornography

And round and round the censorship wheel goes. Utah state Sen. Todd Weiler is just the latest to try and shape the marketplace of ideas to his own superstitious views of morality. Weiler proposed... More »

Stop ‘Borrowing’ Website Terms and Legal Disclaimers

During the past decade, I have had the honor and privilege of speaking at tradeshows across the U.S. and Canada with some of the brightest entrepreneurs and many respected legal practitioners. I have... More »
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