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Public Health Czar Discusses Measure B in L.A. Times Article
May 15, 2013 10:15 PM PDTDr. Jonathan Fielding, who heads Los Angeles County's Department of Public Health, told the Los Angeles Times in a Q&A interview in today’s editions that no more than six health permit applications have been submitted by adult filmmakers since Measure B was enacted by voters.
Polk County Sheriff Threatens to Arrest Backpage.com Operators
May 15, 2013 11:15 AM PDTSheriff Grady Judd, the hard-nosed law enforcement official who declared war on the production and distribution of porn in Florida's Polk County several years ago, has another focus these days — Backpage.com.
Calif. Senate Panel to Weigh 'Revenge Porn' Bill on June 4
May 14, 2013 12:30 PM PDTThe first legislative hearing over California's newly introduced "revenge porn" bill has been slated for June 4.
Appeals Court Hears Oron's Plea to Unfreeze Assets
May 14, 2013 11:00 AM PDTThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday heard Oron.com's oral argument that a federal judge overreached his authority when he approved a preliminary injunction that froze all of the defunct file-locker site's U.S. assets.
FSC Files Summary Judgment Motion as 2257 Trial Nears
May 13, 2013 4:30 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition on Friday filed a motion for summary judgment in the trade organization's civil case against the federal government over the legality of 18 U.S.C. § 2257.
7 Adult Companies Face Patent Claims Over Pop-Under Ads
May 13, 2013 12:30 PM PDTSeven adult entertainment companies offering web content were sued Friday by a technology company that claims each violated its patent for pop-under advertisements on their websites.
Arizona State University Wins Judgment Over Porn Site
May 10, 2013 4:30 PM PDTOnline adult site SunDevilAngels.com will soon cease to exist after a judge signed off on a final judgment and permanent injunction in a suit brought on by Arizona State University.
GGW Trustee Says Francis Made Fraudulent IP Transfers
May 9, 2013 4:45 PM PDTA U.S. bankruptcy court this evening approved an emergency motion by the trustee overseeing the Chapter 11 filing of several Girls Gone Wild companies to review emails stored on computers and servers in its offices.
California 'Revenge Porn' Bill Introduced
May 9, 2013 3:15 PM PDTLegislation introduced in California on Tuesday would target "revenge porn" websites, punishing convicted operators with one-year jail sentences and imposing fines of $1,000.
Camarillo Extends Moratorium on Porn Shoots
May 9, 2013 2:30 PM PDTThe Camarillo City Council voted on Wednesday to extend the moratorium on the production of pornographic films in its city limits to mid-March of next year.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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