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Malibu Media Ordered to Pay Sanctions

Malibu Media Ordered to Pay Sanctions

Dec 13, 2013 12:30 PM PST
Attorneys for Malibu Media were sanctioned yesterday by a federal judge, who said penalties would act as a deterrence over abusive attempts to coerce porn-piracy defendants into settlements.
Magistrate Judge Recommends IntenseCash Be Awarded $2.3M

Magistrate Judge Recommends IntenseCash Be Awarded $2.3M

Dec 12, 2013 3:45 PM PST
A federal magistrate judge has recommended that gay affiliate program IntenseCash be awarded $2.3 million and handed a restraining order against Sordid Ones BV and DeeCash after its operators failed to respond to a lawsuit over trademark infringement.
FSC, ASACP Release Report at ATVOD Conference

FSC, ASACP Release Report at ATVOD Conference

Dec 12, 2013 1:30 PM PST
The Free Speech Coalition and ASACP released a report, titled "Protecting Children in the Digital Age," prior to today's ATVOD conference, which drew about a dozen speakers discussing possible regulatory enforcement affecting domestic and foreign porn sites.
Victoria Becomes 1st Australian State to Outlaw Revenge Porn

Victoria Becomes 1st Australian State to Outlaw Revenge Porn

Dec 12, 2013 12:45 PM PST
The south eastern Australian state of Victoria has modified existing sexting legislation to outlaw "revenge porn," making it the first on the continent to criminalize the new form of cyber harassment.
Quick2257 App: Record-keeping Goes Mobile

Quick2257 App: Record-keeping Goes Mobile

Dec 12, 2013 11:15 AM PST
Industry attorney Lawrence Walters has released Quick2257, a new iOS app that simplifies the process of generating and transmitting performer records required by 18 U.S.C. § 2257 using an iPad or iPhone.
RedTube Piracy Letters Said to Be Court Error

RedTube Piracy Letters Said to Be Court Error

Dec 11, 2013 12:45 PM PST
The approval to send 10,000 letters to German broadband users accused of viewing "pirated" porn movies on RedTube.com appears to have been a mistake by court officials who mistook the tube site for a file-sharing site.
FSC Issues 2nd Production Moratorium Update

FSC Issues 2nd Production Moratorium Update

Dec 10, 2013 2:30 PM PST
The Free Speech Coalition has issued an update relative to the current moratorium and testings.
UGotPosted Operator Charged With 31 Felonies

UGotPosted Operator Charged With 31 Felonies

Dec 10, 2013 2:00 PM PST
Kevin Bollaert, the alleged owner and operator of UGotPosted.com, was arrested today by California Department of Justice agents after a six-month investigation.
FSC: 'What You Know About Moratorium Is Wrong'

FSC: 'What You Know About Moratorium Is Wrong'

Dec 9, 2013 2:30 PM PST
While we don't yet know if the performer acquired the virus in his or her personal life, or while working in adult film, we’ve called a moratorium and immediately halted all production.
RedTube8.xxx Ordered Transferred to MindGeek

RedTube8.xxx Ordered Transferred to MindGeek

Dec 6, 2013 12:45 PM PST
The RedTube8.xxx domain name has been ordered transferred to MindGeek after an arbitrator ruled last month that the name is confusingly similar to its adult tube site franchise RedTube.

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