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9th Circuit: Ira Isaacs to Remain Free Pending Appeal
Apr 23, 2013 3:30 PM PDTA federal appeals court today granted Ira Isaacs' renewed motion for bail pending his appeal on obscenity convictions.
AB 332 Assembly Panel Hearing to Stream Live Tomorrow
Apr 23, 2013 1:15 PM PDTAssembly Bill 332 will be heard for a second time at the state capitol on Wednesday. The hearing will stream over the Internet tomorrow at 1:30 p.m.
YouTube Victorious Again in Suit Against Viacom
Apr 23, 2013 10:30 AM PDTYouTube emerged victorious from yet another legal battle with Viacom last Thursday over claims of copyright infringement after a federal judge ruled that the Google-owned company could not be held liable without proof of its knowledge of particular instances of infringement.
L.A. Times Runs Porn-Condom Poll, Commentary
Apr 23, 2013 9:30 AM PDTThe Los Angeles Times posted Tuesday an online poll and commentary relative to mandating condoms in adult entertainment productions in the region.
Flava Works Says Forgery Accusations Are False
Apr 23, 2013 8:15 AM PDTA federal judge has given gay porn production company Flava Works until mid May to answer allegations that it committed an "egregious fraud" on the court to win its copyright case. Flava Works CEO says there was no forgery involved.
Video: Measure B Debate Streams on Huffington Post
Apr 22, 2013 4:15 PM PDTA debate taking on the hot-button issues of Measure B aired on The Huffington Post this afternoon, sparking heated dialogue between representatives of the adult biz and a proponent of the L.A. County voter-approved law from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
AB 332 Is Amended to Revise Proposed Effective Date
Apr 19, 2013 3:00 PM PDTAssembly Bill 332 has been amended to move forward its proposed effective date by six months to Jan. 1, 2015.
Fleshlight Lawsuit Against Legends Toys Dismissed
Apr 19, 2013 2:45 PM PDTInteractive Life Forms’ suit against Australian manufacturer Legend Toys has been dismissed without prejudice for lack of personal jurisdiction and improper venue.
11 U.K. Porn Sites Found to Have Violated Age-Verification Rules
Apr 19, 2013 10:00 AM PDTATVOD, the authority that regulates video-on-demand in the U.K., has disclosed that three U.K. online adult companies were determined to have violated Rule 11, which requires that website operators make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn.
AdultWoot.com Ordered Transferred to Amazon's Woot.com Division
Apr 18, 2013 2:30 PM PDTThe owner of AdultWoot.com was ordered to give up her domain name last month to Woot.com, the daily deals website owned by online retailer Amazon, after arbitrators ruled that the online adult DVD store's name was cybersquatting.
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