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Walters: Woodhull Takes Stand Against Account Closures

Walters: Woodhull Takes Stand Against Account Closures

May 9, 2014 11:45 AM PDT
Adult 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'

Tasha Reign: PayPal, Chase Are 'Slut-Shaming'

May 9, 2014 10:45 AM PDT
Porn 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

Woodhull Seeks to Hear From Porn Workers Affected by Chase

May 8, 2014 5:30 PM PDT
The 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

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Sale of Girls Gone Wild

May 8, 2014 5:00 PM PDT
The 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

Chase Source: Porn Star Accounts Not Targeted

May 8, 2014 3:00 PM PDT
A 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

PornAzzaro.com Ordered Transferred to Perfume Maker

May 7, 2014 3:15 PM PDT
Azzaro, the designer perfume brand, was victorious last month when arbitrators awarded the French company the domain name used by an Italian-language porn website.
New Adult-Oriented Businesses Targeted in L.A.

New Adult-Oriented Businesses Targeted in L.A.

May 7, 2014 1:30 PM PDT
A Los Angeles city councilwoman has introduced a new proposal that would prevent future "adult entertainment or adult-oriented uses" in three corridors of the San Fernando Valley.
Now PayPal's Porn Policies Have Stars Enraged

Now PayPal's Porn Policies Have Stars Enraged

May 6, 2014 2:45 PM PDT
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. recently was the focus of the porn industry after news came out that the bank was closing accounts of adult entertainers to avoid reputational and financial risk. Now the spotlight is on PayPal.
Court Tosses Man's Bid to Marry 'Porn-Filled' Apple Computer

Court Tosses Man's Bid to Marry 'Porn-Filled' Apple Computer

May 6, 2014 9:15 AM PDT
A federal judge has tossed a motion filed by a man who said he wanted to marry his "porn-filled" computer because he preferred to have sex with it.
ACLU, EFF File Amicus Brief in FSC's Appeal of 2257 Case

ACLU, EFF File Amicus Brief in FSC's Appeal of 2257 Case

May 5, 2014 6:30 PM PDT
In an amicus brief filed Monday, the ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation sided with the Free Speech Coalition and other co-plaintiffs, asking the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal to reverse a lower court ruling finding the federal record-keeping statutes for adult producers constitutional.

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