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FCC Chair Revises Net Neutrality Plan Before Thursday's Vote
May 12, 2014 4:00 PM PDTThe FCC's chairman has revised his proposal for net neutrality after receiving considerable unfavorable criticism on a plan unveiled in April.
Texas' $5 'Pole Tax' Survives Appeal
May 12, 2014 2:00 PM PDTTexas' $5-per-head tax on strip and gentlemen's clubs does not violate free-speech rights, a state appeals court ruled.
Arbitrator Orders BarelyLegalPorn Transferred to LFP
May 11, 2014 12:00 PM PDTAn arbitrator on Thursday sided with LFP's Internet division in a cybersquatting case involving a website operating as BarelyLegalPorn.com.
Axel Braun Goes Condoms; Requires 7-Day Testing
May 9, 2014 7:15 PM PDTDirector Axel Braun announced today that he will no longer shoot adult movies without condoms. While Braun is already directing condom-only projects for Wicked Pictures, he will now extend that policy to his own Axel Braun Productions titles.
Walters: Woodhull Takes Stand Against Account Closures
May 9, 2014 11:45 AM PDTAdult industry attorney Lawrence Walters, who serves as general counsel for the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance, said that J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s ultimate decision over "ill-conceived" policies involving customers who are also in the adult entertainment business may be a difficult one.
Tasha Reign: PayPal, Chase Are 'Slut-Shaming'
May 9, 2014 10:45 AM PDTPorn star Tasha Reign, whose PayPal accounts were closed after she received correspondence from the online payment service that she had violated its acceptable use policy, has penned an opinion piece for Al Jazeera on discriminatory practices employed by financial institutions.
Woodhull Seeks to Hear From Porn Workers Affected by Chase
May 8, 2014 5:30 PM PDTThe Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance today announced that it is seeking to hear from adult entertainment industry workers who have been denied services or have had their bank account closed by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Bankruptcy Judge OKs Sale of Girls Gone Wild
May 8, 2014 5:00 PM PDTThe Girls Gone Wild franchise, founded by Joe Francis in 1997, has spent the last few years in receivership. But now an asset purchase agreement discloses its official buyer.
Chase Source: Porn Star Accounts Not Targeted
May 8, 2014 3:00 PM PDTA J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. source deep within the company told XBIZ that the bank isn't specifically closing accounts of porn stars because of their occupation.
PornAzzaro.com Ordered Transferred to Perfume Maker
May 7, 2014 3:15 PM PDTAzzaro, the designer perfume brand, was victorious last month when arbitrators awarded the French company the domain name used by an Italian-language porn website.
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