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Playboy Sues BlackBook Over Kate Moss Photos

Playboy Sues BlackBook Over Kate Moss Photos

May 23, 2014 8:00 AM PDT
Playboy Enterprises is still hot under the collar about other companies poaching its 60th anniversary issue supermodel Kate Moss photos, this time suing pop culture website BlackBook.com.
Rhode Island Passes Revenge Porn Bill

Rhode Island Passes Revenge Porn Bill

May 21, 2014 8:00 AM PDT
The Rhode Island Senate has approved a revenge porn bill that would make it a felony to post sexually explicit photos of a person online without permission.
LGBT Groups Join Opposition to AB 1576

LGBT Groups Join Opposition to AB 1576

May 20, 2014 5:30 PM PDT
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and the Transgender Law Center have announced their stance against Assembly Bill 1576 bill that, if passed, would mandate the use of condoms in all adult film productions in California, the Free Speech Coalition announced today.
Electric EEL Issues Statement Regarding Trademark Suit

Electric EEL Issues Statement Regarding Trademark Suit

May 20, 2014 12:00 PM PDT
Electric EEL is addressing recent the trademark infringement suit filed against the company by Pipedream Products over the use of the “bachelorette party favors” mark.
Economist, Media Policy Expert Joins ATVOD's Board

Economist, Media Policy Expert Joins ATVOD's Board

May 19, 2014 11:00 AM PDT
ATVOD today announced that it has appointed Robin Foster as an independent board member and director.
Valenti: AB 1576 Vote Could Determine Adult Worker Rights

Valenti: AB 1576 Vote Could Determine Adult Worker Rights

May 16, 2014 12:15 PM PDT
With AB 1576 facing a crucial hearing at California's state Capitol next week, NakedSword CEO Tim Valenti has penned a piece for TheSword, saying the Assembly's Appropriation Committee's vote this time could determine the rights of thousands of adult performers.
Video: Georgia Woman Files Suit Over Sex Toy Prohibition

Video: Georgia Woman Files Suit Over Sex Toy Prohibition

May 16, 2014 11:00 AM PDT
A local woman has joined a push to fight a Sandy Springs, Georgia ordinance that requires residents to obtain a prescription, or provide a medical or scientific reason, to buy a sexual device.
FDA Issues Warning for MV5 Days Penis Pills

FDA Issues Warning for MV5 Days Penis Pills

May 16, 2014 11:00 AM PDT
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new advisory warning for MV5 Days, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on numerous websites and in some retail outlets.
Calif. Appropriations Panel to Hear AB 1576 on Wednesday

Calif. Appropriations Panel to Hear AB 1576 on Wednesday

May 16, 2014 10:00 AM PDT
Assembly Bill 1576, the proposal that would mandate condom use in all porn productions shot in California, continues to wend its way through the state's Legislature. Next stop: The state's Assembly's Appropriation Committee.
Judge Won't Dismiss Infringement Suit Against LeaseWeb

Judge Won't Dismiss Infringement Suit Against LeaseWeb

May 15, 2014 3:00 PM PDT
A federal judge last month denied LeaseWeb's motion to dismiss Perfect 10's complaint that it should be held liable for copyright infringement. Perfect 10 in March accused the hosting provider of being in cahoots with a number of websites that host pirated copies of its copyrighted images.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »
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