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Former Porn Star Found Guilty of Insider Trading Has Web Link Removed

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."   Full Story »
TMZ: Iggy Azalea's Attorneys Threaten Vivid Over Sex Tape

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.   Full Story »
Facebook Cracking Down on Stage Names for User Profiles

Facebook Cracking Down on Stage Names for User Profiles

Friday, September 12, 2014
Drag 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

Arbitration Slated for T.I. Media's Suit Against Former Exec

Thursday, September 11, 2014
An 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

Cal/OSHA Fines Gay Adult Company Jake Cruise Media

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Jake 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

ATVOD Targets 74 Porn Sites for Rule 11 Violations

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Video-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

Playboy Energy Drinks Distributor Launches Site Despite Litigation

Monday, September 08, 2014
CirTran 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

We-Vibe Patent Emerges From USPTO Re-examination Intact

Monday, September 08, 2014
Standard 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

AshleyMadison.com Sues S. Korea in Canadian Court

Thursday, September 04, 2014
Avid 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

XBIZ EU 2014 Seminar Speakers Announced

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
XBIZ 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

Calif. Family Indicted for Selling Counterfeit Penis Pills

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
A 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

War Machine Now Faces Attempted Murder Charges

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
War 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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