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42 State Attorneys General Support Patent Reform

42 State Attorneys General Support Patent Reform

Feb 25, 2014 11:00 AM PST
Attorneys general of 42 states yesterday called on the U.S. Senate to pass meaningful patent reform.
Taiwan Covers Japanese Porn Under Copyright Protection for 1st Time

Taiwan Covers Japanese Porn Under Copyright Protection for 1st Time

Feb 24, 2014 12:00 PM PST
Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court sentenced two men to six months in jail for selling pirated Japanese adult videos, with the judge ruling that some of the videos contained what it deemed “original dramatic content.”
Harmony Films Releasing 'Young Harlots — Girls Dorm'

Harmony Films Releasing 'Young Harlots — Girls Dorm'

Feb 21, 2014 12:30 PM PST
Harmony Films, the U.K.-based adult film producer, has announced the upcoming release of its first girl-on-girl lesbian action movie, “Young Harlots — Girls Dorm.”
   LeaseWeb Sued for Allegedly Hosting Pirated Content

LeaseWeb Sued for Allegedly Hosting Pirated Content

Feb 20, 2014 4:00 PM PST
Adult entertainment brand Perfect 10 has fingered LeaseWeb in a federal lawsuit, accusing the hosting provider of being in cahoots with a number of websites that host pirated copies of its copyrighted images.
GoDaddy Can't Strike Restitution, Attorneys Fees in 'Parked Pages' Case

GoDaddy Can't Strike Restitution, Attorneys Fees in 'Parked Pages' Case

Feb 20, 2014 12:45 PM PST
In another stinging defeat for GoDaddy, a federal court last week denied the domain registrar's attempt to strike the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' request for restitution and attorneys fees in a lawsuit alleging its Parked Pages program was involved in a cybersquatting scheme.
New Calif. Porn-Condom Bill Moves Forward

New Calif. Porn-Condom Bill Moves Forward

Feb 18, 2014 3:45 PM PST
Calif. Assemblyman Isadore Hall's latest bill to mandate barrier protection for all porn productions shot in the state recently moved forward at the state Capitol.
Operator of 'Revenge Porn' Site WinByState Arrested

Operator of 'Revenge Porn' Site WinByState Arrested

Feb 17, 2014 4:15 PM PST
The operator of WinByState.com, a "revenge porn" website that posted sexually explicit photos and allegedly extorted victims for as much as $250 each to remove the illicit content, has been arrested.
MindGeek May Expand Bitcoin Acceptance

MindGeek May Expand Bitcoin Acceptance

Feb 17, 2014 11:45 AM PST
MindGeek today said that it might expand the acceptance of bitcoin for payment to its network of adult entertainment sites. Since last December, MindGeek has been accepting bitcoin payments for its MOFOS site, IKnowThatGirl.com.
Girls Gone Wild Bankruptcy Auction Planned for April

Girls Gone Wild Bankruptcy Auction Planned for April

Feb 14, 2014 11:45 AM PST
A federal bankruptcy trustee plans on putting up the Girls Gone Wild franchise for auction in April, effectively selling off its trademarks and domain names.
Pebbelz Da Model Convicted in Deadly Butt Injection Case

Pebbelz Da Model Convicted in Deadly Butt Injection Case

Feb 13, 2014 3:30 PM PST
Adult star Pebbelz Da Model (nee Natasha Stewart) was found partially responsible for the death of Karima Gordon, 37, who passed away following a botched butt injection.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Randazza: Trump Victory, Big Prop 60 Win

On Tuesday afternoon, I boarded a transatlantic flight. Given all of the negativity in the 2016 presidential race, I was delighted that I would be absent for the results. I found both Donald Trump and... More »

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »
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