XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Iranian Porn Programmer's Death Sentence Commuted
Aug 26, 2013 12:45 PM PDTThe on-again, off-again death sentence for Saeed Malekpour, a programmer convicted of building and promoting porn sites has been commuted to life in prison.
XBIZ EU to Host 'The War on Porn' Panel
Aug 23, 2013 3:30 PM PDTXBIZ is pleased to announce the addition of "State of the Industry: The War on Porn" to the lineup of XBIZ EU, the international digital media conference to be held Sept. 22-24 in London.
Vivid to Request Accelerated Docket on Measure B Appeal
Aug 22, 2013 7:30 AM PDTVivid Entertainment and performers Kayden Kross and Logan Pierce said today they will request the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to accelerate the hearing of their appeal of a recent U.S. District Court decision regarding Measure B, which requires the use of condoms in the production of adult movies in Los Angeles County.
Calif. Legislator Vows to Push Mandatory-Condom Bill Forward
Aug 21, 2013 4:15 PM PDTAssemblyman Isadore Hall, the Compton, Calif., legislator who earlier this year authored a statewide bill to make condoms mandatory for porn shoots that ended up in the so-called "suspense file," says that he plans on pushing the stalled proposal forward.
FSC Calls for Moratorium as Performer Tests Positive for HIV
Aug 21, 2013 12:45 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition today is calling for a moratorium on adult film production because a performer has tested positive for HIV.
Oron Settles With Falcon/Raging Stallion
Aug 21, 2013 12:30 PM PDTOron has settled with Falcon and Raging Stallion' s parent company, DataTech Enterprises, over the studios' long-running copyright infringement suit against the defunct file-locker website.
TorrentFreak: Comcast Threatening to Sue Over Porn 'Honeypot' Article
Aug 21, 2013 7:00 AM PDTTorrentFreak in a published statement today said that Comcast is threatening to sue the tech news website for copyright infringement over contents of an article which revealed that Prenda Law was involved in operating a pirate porn "honeypot."
Command Cinema, HotMovies Awarded Judgment
Aug 20, 2013 3:15 PM PDTThe operator of now-defunct websites MegaClassicPorn.com and ClassicPornBox.com must pay civil damages and legal fees to Command Cinema and HotMovies after the membership sites were purportedly found to have streamed pirated content.
Manwin Says It’s Filing More Trademark Suits
Aug 20, 2013 10:30 AM PDTAdult entertainment conglomerate Manwin is filing two more cybersquatting complaints targeting 59 more websites.
Vivid Appeals Measure B Order to 9th Circuit
Aug 20, 2013 10:00 AM PDTVivid Entertainment and adult performers Kayden Kross and Logan Pierce on Monday appealed last week's order that left intact the guts of Measure B, the Safer Sex in Adult Industry Act.
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