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MetArt Sues MindGeek for Infringement
Aug 29, 2015 8:33 PM PST
MetArt this week filed a lawsuit against adult entertainment conglomerate MindGeek and its newly launched PornHubPremium.com property, claiming copyright and trademark infringement after it allegedly found 100 of its copyrighted videos on the adult tube site.
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After Raid, a Legal Defense Fund Is Started Up for RentBoy.com
Aug 28, 2015 4:15 PM PST
The move to go after the gay hookup listing site, which has been in business for more than 15 years, has infuriated many who have vocalized that the raid was reminiscent of bathhouse raids and gay-bar roundups from the 1960s and ‘70s.
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FSC: Cal/OSHA Decision a Landmark Ruling on Condoms
Aug 26, 2015 12:20 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition has issued a statement in response to an earlier press release issued today by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
Report: Ashley Madison Data Leak Was an Inside Job
Aug 25, 2015 2:52 PM PSTIf Internet security expert John McAfee is correct, the much publicized data breach of adult affair site AshleyMadison.com was an inside job.
Treasure Island’s Cal/OSHA Violations 'Not Shown to Be Serious'
Aug 25, 2015 2:01 PM PSTA three-judge Cal/OSHA panel has ruled that Treasure Island Media’s failure to use a condom in a 2009 adult shoot was not a “serious violation” of labor regulations and assessed the company a $685 fine.
RentBoy.com Offices Raided; CEO, 6 Employees Arrested
Aug 25, 2015 10:22 AM PSTFederal agents today raided the Manhattan headquarters of RentBoy.com after a criminal complaint was unsealed, alleging the male escort service’s CEO and six employees conspired to violate the Travel Act by promoting prostitution.
Ashley Madison Offers $380K Reward Amid Reports of Suicides
Aug 24, 2015 4:01 PM PSTAvid Life Media, the parent company behind AshleyMadison.com, offered a bounty of $380,000 ($500,000 Canadian) for information that leads to the “identification, arrest and prosecution” of the individuals responsible for the recent data hack that struck the online dating service.
FSC Issues Another Notice About Medical Data
Aug 21, 2015 5:23 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition today said it was brought to the adult entertainment trade group’s attention that a clinic where many performers go to for testing has likely received subpoenas for performer medical information as well.
ATVOD Charges 21 U.K. Porn Sites
Aug 21, 2015 10:04 AM PSTATVOD, the British video-on-demand authority charged with requiring operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn, said today that it has brought up charges against 21 U.K. adult websites.
Ill. Attorney Discipline Board Charges Prenda Attorney
Aug 20, 2015 4:13 PM PSTIllinois’ attorney discipline board today filed a seven-count complaint against former Prenda Law attorney John Steele.
AHF Has Subpoenaed Performer Medical Data, FSC Says
Aug 20, 2015 3:30 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition today said that the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has issued subpoenas to talent testing facilities for performer medical information.
88% of All U.S. Copyright Trolling Cases Involve Porn, Study Says
Aug 20, 2015 1:59 PM PSTEighty-eight percent of all copyright-trolling cases in the U.S. in 2014 involved an adult entertainment film, according to a new study on intellectual property litigation.
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