XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
FSC: Authorities Announce Hack of 25 Porn Sites
Jul 29, 2016 12:34 PM PDTThe FBI today notified the Free Speech Coalition that 25 adult sites have been hacked, allowing content to be stolen and uploaded to torrent sites.
Porn Studies Releases Special Issue on Porn and Labor
Jul 28, 2016 5:36 PM PDTPorn Studies, the Routledge-published scholarly journal on the effects of cultural and historical porn, has released “Porn Labor.”
Chaturbate Takes Down Another Cybersquatter
Jul 28, 2016 9:32 AM PDTChaturbate.com was recently victorious in its pursuit of the domain Chaturbate.video, which offered recorded adult cam fare.
MetArt Asks Appeals Court to Revive Infringement Case
Jul 26, 2016 3:22 PM PDTThe MetArt Network recently filed an appeal after a federal judge granted summary judgment to defendant Sun Social Media Inc., which operates a number of adult tube sites including PlayVid.com and FeedVid.com that had been fingered for copyright infringement.
Hush Hush, MindGeek Ask Court to Dismiss Infringement Suit
Jul 25, 2016 4:25 PM PDTHush Hush Entertainment has apparently settled copyright infringement claims it brought up against adult entertainment conglomerate MindGeek in a case filed last October.
Danni Ashe's $3M Libel Suit Over HIV Story Can Go Forward — Appeals Court
Jul 25, 2016 11:11 AM PDTDanni Ashe’s multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against the Daily Mail of London for publishing her photo within an article about an HIV-positive adult actress can move forward, according to a federal appeals court.
Cal/OSHA to Weigh New FSC, AHF Petitions at Aug. 18 Hearing
Jul 22, 2016 1:39 PM PDTAdult entertainment stakeholders voiced their opinions yesterday at Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s monthly meeting over future proposals to further regulate adult film making in the state.
XVideosxxx.club Ordered Transferred to XVideos
Jul 20, 2016 10:18 AM PDTXVideos’ parent company clubbed another domain holder in a cybersquatting case decided last week.
Report: U.K. Porn Star Carla Mai Pushed to Her Death
Jul 19, 2016 3:04 PM PDTCarla Mai, the British porn star who died yesterday, suffered fatal head injuries after she was allegedly pushed out of a first-floor apartment window a week earlier in Brighton, according to a report in The Sun.
File-sharing Lawsuits in 2016 Take Nosedive, Researchers Say
Jul 19, 2016 1:43 PM PDTFile-sharing litigation appears to have been a “short-lived trend,” according to Lex Machina, a legal research firm operated by Lexis-Nexis.
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