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Boys Town Studios' Name Changes to Manhole Productions
Sep 17, 2013 3:30 PM PDTBoys Town Studios has been renamed Manhole Productions after 96-year-old nonprofit organization for at-risk children called Boys Town Charities asked Monarchy Distribution to change the name.
Vivid Appeals Denial of TRO With 9th Circuit
Sep 17, 2013 1:45 PM PDTVivid Entertainment yesterday filed an appeal over U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson's denial of a temporary restraining order in the studio's suit against enforcement of Measure B, which requires the use of condoms in the production of adult movies in Los Angeles County.
LELO Responds to We-Vibe's 'Threats' to Block New Products
Sep 17, 2013 12:00 PM PDTLELO is responding to Standard Innovation’s latest message to its retailers and distributors, notifying of possible further legal action against LELO for its newest couples massagers, the Ida and Tara.
FriendFinder Networks' Previte: Mounting Debt Forced Chapter 11
Sep 17, 2013 11:45 AM PDTPenthouse Magazine and AdultFriendFinder.com owner FriendFinder Networks Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Wilmington, Del., after reporting losses in seven consecutive years to 2012.
Canada Wrongfully Seized Products, LockerRoom Says
Sep 17, 2013 6:00 AM PDTIn a claim filed at Canada federal court, sex toy and novelty wholesaler LockerRoom Marketing Ltd. claims that Canada's Minister of Health wrongfully seized products containing alkyl nitrites.
Nina Hartley Discusses Myths, Rumors Over HIV in Porn
Sep 16, 2013 3:00 PM PDTLongtime performer and industry advocate Nina Hartley has posted a statement discussing myths and rumors about HIV in porn after the latest STI scare to affect the adult entertainment business.
FBI Says It Controlled Tor Servers Behind Malware Attack
Sep 15, 2013 6:00 AM PDTThe FBI acknowledges it was behind malware that infiltrated the servers of Freedom Hosting, one of the largest providers of online anonymity online, and identified the service's users.
N.M. Supreme Court Allows Pornotopia Film Fest to Continue
Sep 14, 2013 12:15 PM PDTNew Mexico's highest court on Thursday, 4-1, tossed out the Guild Cinema and Self Serve Sexuality Resource Center’s citation for violating Albuquerque zoning restrictions on where adult films can be shown.
Vietnam's Internet Censorship Law Goes Into Effect
Sep 13, 2013 4:00 PM PDTA new law in Vietnam is further curbing online free speech and now forces foreign companies to keep servers inside the country.
Walters: Some Aspects of Calif.'s SB 255 Go Too Far
Sep 13, 2013 12:15 PM PDTXBIZ asked adult entertainment attorney Lawrence Walters to discuss California's SB 255 and its ramifications. The "revenge porn" bill has been sent to the governor's desk awaiting his signature.
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