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xTumblr's Operator Ordered to Give Up Domain Name

xTumblr's Operator Ordered to Give Up Domain Name

Mar 10, 2014 4:00 PM PDT
The 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

9th Circuit May Stay YouTube Takedown Decision

Mar 10, 2014 2:15 PM PDT
The 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

Mass. Lawmakers Work Fast to Create New Upskirt Law

Mar 7, 2014 1:45 PM PST
It 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

Upskirt Photos Legal in Mass. — for now

Mar 6, 2014 11:45 AM PST
Massachusetts' 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

9th Circuit Hears Ira Isaacs' Obscenity Conviction Appeal

Mar 5, 2014 4:00 PM PST
A 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

Feelmore Owner Appointed to Oakland's Public Safety Committee

Mar 5, 2014 3:30 PM PST
Oakland 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

9th Circuit Hears Vivid's Measure B Appeal

Mar 4, 2014 1:30 PM PST
A 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

Randazza: Copyright Ruling May Have Implications for Adult Industry

Mar 1, 2014 12:00 PM PST
This 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

Vivid Threatens Farrah Abraham With Legal Recourse

Feb 28, 2014 3:00 PM PST
It 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

Georgia High Court Tosses 'Sexting' Case

Feb 25, 2014 3:15 PM PST
Georgia'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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Adult Industry Keeps Fighting On

On Nov. 8, we had one of the most momentous — and to political observers, improbable — victories in the history of our industry. We defeated, by popular vote, a purportedly progressive measure... More »

Finding the Right Payment Business Model

One consistency among nearly all paysite owners is that they are creatures of habit. After all, how else could someone tirelessly produce or procure similar content steadily in order to update their commercial... More »

What Payment Plan Suits Your Bottom Line

The most disappointing aspect of merchant processing is having to tell a merchant that all domestic options have been exhausted and that there isn’t a bank in the U.S. willing to open a merchant... More »
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