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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.
24 Websites Infringing on 'Tube8' Brand, Manwin Says
Aug 19, 2013 2:00 PM PDTManwin filed suit last week against operators of 24 websites, alleging their domains are infringing on trademarks registered for its "Tube8" brand.
HIV Denialist’s Suit Against Blogger Should Be Tossed, Sperlein Says
Aug 18, 2013 6:30 AM PDTAdult industry attorney Gill Sperlein filed court papers Friday on behalf of Todd DeShong, a blogger accused of trademark infringement and defamation relating to his criticism of notorious AIDS denialist Clark Baker and his organization the Office of Medical and Scientific Justice (OMSJ).
Judge Issues Key Rulings in Measure B Case
Aug 16, 2013 8:30 PM PDTIn a mixed ruling over the fate of Measure B, a federal judge has denied Vivid Entertainment’s motion for preliminary injunction in part and denied the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s motion in part to dismiss the case.
Texxxan.com Revenge Porn Webmaster Faces Accusers
Aug 16, 2013 9:00 AM PDTHunter Thomas Taylor, the webmaster of the now offline revenge porn website Texxxan.com, faced his accusers for the first time at a deposition in Orange County, Texas on Wednesday.
California Senate Passes Revenge Porn Bill
Aug 16, 2013 7:00 AM PDTToday the full California Senate approved a bill criminalizing revenge porn, bringing it one step closer to becoming law.
Chris Christie Signs Bill Toughening Stance on CP
Aug 15, 2013 4:30 PM PDTGov. Chris Christie signed a bill today strengthening New Jersey’s child pornography laws, by imposing a minimum mandatory prison sentence for those convicted of distributing 25 or more illegal images.
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