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FSC Board of Directors Election Candidates Announced
Nov 25, 2013 6:45 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition announced candidates nominated to run in the 2014 Board of Directors election. Five seats are available.
Federal 'Revenge Porn' Law in the Works
Nov 25, 2013 3:00 PM PSTActivists working with a member of Congress have announced that they are preparing federal legislation to outlaw "revenge porn," potentially shifting accountability to Internet companies.
Links to Blowjob Tube Site Result in Federal Lawsuit
Nov 22, 2013 3:15 PM PSTA home-improvement businessman was so upset about negative articles about him in the Newark Star-Ledger that he allegedly registered two websites in the names of the editor and publisher and linked the sites to AllFreeBlowJobs.com, a blowjob tube site.
Paris Hilton: 10-Year-Old Sex Tape Site Is Cybersquatting
Nov 22, 2013 1:00 PM PSTParis Hilton has finally gotten around to filing a cybersquatting complaint against ParisHiltonPornVideos.com, despite the fact that the site has been registered for 10 years.
Microsoft Sues Acacia Over Mobile Deals
Nov 21, 2013 9:15 PM PSTMicrosoft sued Acacia Research Corp. today, claiming the patent company of breaking a contract "to license various smartphone and mobile computing technologies to Microsoft," according to Reuters.
FDA Places Alpha Male on Penis Pill Blacklist
Nov 21, 2013 3:00 PM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration today issued an advisory warning over Alpha Male, a penis pill brand sold on the web and in brick-and-mortar stores.
Porn Piracy Defendant Uses 2257 as Weapon
Nov 21, 2013 2:15 PM PSTA John Doe defendant fingered for allegedly poaching porn off a file-sharing site made charges last week that adult producer Malibu Media's 18 U.S.C. § 2257 record-keeping documents may be "incomplete, deficient or even fabricated."
Canada Asked to Block Porn
Nov 20, 2013 4:00 PM PSTIf a couple of Canadian women have their way, Canada will soon follow in the footsteps of the U.K. by requiring Internet providers to automatically block any and all pornographic material.
Corporate Censors: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
Nov 20, 2013 2:00 PM PSTCorporate censorship or unfair competition? That is the question that website owners across a variety of market segments are asking today as disturbing stories are emerging about the lengths that some companies will go to, to stifle their competition.
FDA Issues Advisory Over Tendex Penis Pills
Nov 20, 2013 1:30 PM PSTTendex is voluntarily recalling several batches of P-Boost and NatuRECT, which contain undeclared tadalafil, the FDA says.
WEB / TECH NEWS
The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement
The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms...
2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner
The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss...
Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant
Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for...