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Mt. Gox Asks Japanese Police for Help

Mt. Gox Asks Japanese Police for Help

Mar 26, 2014 2:30 PM PDT
Mt. Gox announced today that it has asked Japanese police for advice on what do about the 750,000 bitcoins — worth roughly half a billion dollars — that they claim were stolen by hackers.
IRS: Cryptocurrency Isn't Currency; It's Property

IRS: Cryptocurrency Isn't Currency; It's Property

Mar 25, 2014 3:00 PM PDT
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service said on Tuesday that cryptocurrencies are to be treated, for tax purposes, as property and not as traditional currency.
9th Circuit Affirms Ira Isaacs' Obscenity Conviction

9th Circuit Affirms Ira Isaacs' Obscenity Conviction

Mar 25, 2014 11:00 AM PDT
A federal appeals court today affirmed a lower court ruling over fetish filmmaker Ira Isaacs' obscenity conviction
Judge Wary of Geolocation Technology in Porn Piracy Case

Judge Wary of Geolocation Technology in Porn Piracy Case

Mar 25, 2014 9:45 AM PDT
A Miami federal judge, familiar with the hundreds of porn piracy cases that have found their way and clogged her district's courtrooms, tossed one of them last week on the basis that she didn't buy into the geolocation technology that purportedly was used to finger an alleged infringer.
XBIZ Adds Industry Attorney Corey Silverstein to Blog Lineup

XBIZ Adds Industry Attorney Corey Silverstein to Blog Lineup

Mar 24, 2014 3:15 PM PDT
XBIZ is pleased to announce the addition of adult industry attorney Corey Silverstein to its roster of distinguished blog columnists.
Adult Retail Chain Changes Name to Enchantasys

Adult Retail Chain Changes Name to Enchantasys

Mar 21, 2014 4:30 PM PDT
An adult retail chain based in Minnesota and North Dakota that did business under the name Fantasys has changed its brand name as part of a lawsuit brought on by rival Fantasy Gifts.
Free Speech Coalition to Attend The Phoenix Forum

Free Speech Coalition to Attend The Phoenix Forum

Mar 20, 2014 1:00 PM PDT
Free Speech Coalition CEO Diane Duke and Membership Director Joanne Cachapero will attend The Phoenix Forum, in Tempe, Ariz., next week.
X-Art.com Wins $40.5K Piracy Judgment

X-Art.com Wins $40.5K Piracy Judgment

Mar 18, 2014 9:30 PM PDT
Earlier this month, Malibu Media, better known as X-Art.com, caught a large piracy fish, perhaps its biggest fish ever, when it won a default judgment against defendant L. Sagala from Muskegon, Mich.
UGotPosted Operators Ordered to Pay $385K

UGotPosted Operators Ordered to Pay $385K

Mar 18, 2014 9:00 PM PDT
Founders of the now-defunct “revenge porn” site UGotPosted.com — Eric Chanson and Kevin Bollaert — have been ordered to pay an Ohio woman $385,000, including $75,000 in punitive damages.
Wisc., Fla. Move 'Revenge Porn' Legislation Forward

Wisc., Fla. Move 'Revenge Porn' Legislation Forward

Mar 18, 2014 3:15 PM PDT
The legislatures of both Florida and Wisconsin moved forward their states' respective "revenge porn" laws today.

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