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ATVOD Begins Talks With U.K. Processors Over Foreign Porn Sites
Oct 14, 2013 12:00 PM PDTThe top U.K. processors on Monday said that last week's summit hosted by U.K. video-on-demand regulator ATVOD provided a "starting point" discussion on a plan that could effectively block revenue generated by foreign hardcore porn sites.
Factory Video Responds to AHF Allegations
Oct 11, 2013 11:00 AM PDTFactory Video, which has been fined by Cal/OSHA for occupational safety and health complaints filed by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation over the past two years, has responded to AHF's claims.
Manwin Appeals Rejected Trademark Application
Oct 10, 2013 3:45 PM PDTManwin attorneys yesterday filed a brief with a federal appellate panel over its application to trademark its MomsBangTeens brand, which was nixed by an examiner on a single ground — that it allegedly comprises immoral or scandalous matter.
Factory Video Reportedly Fined $60,000 by Cal/OSHA
Oct 10, 2013 10:15 AM PDTFactory Video, a San Francisco-based studio that primarily produces gay bareback films, reportedly has been fined nearly $60,000 for occupational safety and health complaints filed by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation over the past two years.
London Police Seeks to Shut Down Torrent Sites
Oct 9, 2013 4:00 PM PDTA number of major torrent sites have found their domain names suspended by their registrars following formal requests from City of London Police.
Playboy Scuffles With Escort Service Over Disputed Domain Names
Oct 9, 2013 2:00 PM PDTThe operator of several Calgary escort service websites recently was ordered by a WIPO arbitrator to hand over two domain names to Playboy Enterprises International Inc. The arbitrator, however, disallowed Playboy's contention over a third domain name.
9th Circuit Hears Cybersquatting Case Against GoDaddy
Oct 9, 2013 10:45 AM PDTAn appeals court panel yesterday heard the novel claim of "contributory cybersquatting" brought against GoDaddy.com by a Malaysian national oil company after traffic to domain names that included the company's trademark was redirected to a porn site.
AHF Again Blasts L.A. County for Not Defending Measure B
Oct 8, 2013 5:00 PM PDTThe AIDS Healthcare Foundation this afternoon blasted Los Angeles County officials for their decision to not defend a legal challenge to Measure B, the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act.
Visa Improves Payment Card Fraud Detection
Oct 8, 2013 3:00 PM PDTVisa has unveiled a series of improvements to its payment detection system that significantly enhance the ability of its global processing network to detect potential electronic payments fraud.
Miami New Times Questions Legality of Fla. Porn Shoots
Oct 8, 2013 9:30 AM PDTThe question of whether shooting porn in South Florida — a recent haven for mandatory condom law-weary Porn Valley producers and online companies — is legal, is being questioned by the local media and lawyers.
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