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xTumblr's Operator Ordered to Give Up Domain Name
Mar 10, 2014 4:00 PM PDTThe operator of xTumblr.com has been ordered to give up the domain name, according to a UDRP decision made last week.
9th Circuit May Stay YouTube Takedown Decision
Mar 10, 2014 2:15 PM PDTThe full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether to stay a panel’s decision that requires YouTube to take down clips from the anti-Islamic film “Innocence of Muslims."
Mass. Lawmakers Work Fast to Create New Upskirt Law
Mar 7, 2014 1:45 PM PSTIt took just one day for legislation to sprout up and get signed into law making upskirting illegal in the state of Massachusetts.
Upskirt Photos Legal in Mass. — for now
Mar 6, 2014 11:45 AM PSTMassachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court today overruled a lower court decision that had upheld charges against a defendant, who allegedly used his mobile device to take images and videos up women's skirts.
9th Circuit Hears Ira Isaacs' Obscenity Conviction Appeal
Mar 5, 2014 4:00 PM PSTA federal appeals court today listened to arguments made in an appeal on behalf of convicted fetish filmmaker Ira Isaacs.
Feelmore Owner Appointed to Oakland's Public Safety Committee
Mar 5, 2014 3:30 PM PSTOakland Mayor Jean Quan has appointed Nenna Joiner, owner of Feelmore Adult Gallery, to the Measure Y Violence and Prevention and Public Safety Oversight Committee, which oversees proper administration of revenue collection and spending, and implementation of programs funded by the four-million dollar program.
9th Circuit Hears Vivid's Measure B Appeal
Mar 4, 2014 1:30 PM PSTA three-judge panel yesterday heard oral arguments over Vivid Entertainment's appeal of U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson's order denying a preliminary injunction over enforcement of Measure B.
Randazza: Copyright Ruling May Have Implications for Adult Industry
Mar 1, 2014 12:00 PM PSTThis week, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that actors and actresses have copyright rights in their performances when they act in a video.
Vivid Threatens Farrah Abraham With Legal Recourse
Feb 28, 2014 3:00 PM PSTIt seems Vivid has finally gotten fed up with tabloid sensation Farrah Abraham, sending her cease-and-desist letter after hearing her shocking comments about the 'Backdoor Teen Mom' sex tape promo tour.
Georgia High Court Tosses 'Sexting' Case
Feb 25, 2014 3:15 PM PSTGeorgia's highest court has dismissed an obscenity case against a man who sent a woman an unsolicited photo of his tattooed penis in a text message.
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