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Carmella Bing Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor
Feb 8, 2013 11:00 AM PSTAdult star Carmella Bing has pled guilty to one count of misdemeanor possession of a meth pipe after being arrested last December in a bizarre stolen car chase.
Larry Flynt May Sell Beverly Hills Office Tower
Feb 7, 2013 1:30 PM PSTLarry Flynt may be selling the Beverly Hills office building where his LFP Inc. headquarters are located.
Strippers Can Collect Unemployment, Kansas Supreme Court Rules
Feb 7, 2013 10:15 AM PSTThe Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that exotic strippers are legitimate employees and not just independent contractors where they work.
China Shuts Down 60 More Porn Sites
Feb 7, 2013 7:15 AM PSTMore than 60 websites, blogs and microblog accounts were shut down in China’s latest crackdown on online porn.
After 2 Sites Shut Down, PinkMeth Operators Open 3 More
Feb 6, 2013 6:15 PM PSTNow that PinkMeth.com and PinkMeth.so have both gone away, operators have created at least three new ones and have vowed on Twitter a new threat if additional domains are ordered closed.
Ira Isaacs' Appeal Proceeds but Prison Time Looms
Feb 6, 2013 1:30 PM PSTThe federal appeal involving the conviction and sentence of Ira Isaacs is moving forward despite the fact that the fetish filmmaker and distributor must report to the federal Bureau of Prisons to begin his 48-month sentence in less than two weeks.
LodgeNet Files Chapter 11; Reorganization Plan Advances
Jan 29, 2013 8:30 AM PSTLodgeNet Interactive Corp., a major distributor of adult entertainment through its hotel cable TV network, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday.
Ira Isaacs Files Appeal to Have Obscenity Convictions Tossed
Jan 28, 2013 3:15 PM PSTThe attorney representing Ira Isaacs has filed an appeal on behalf of the fetish filmmaker and distributor with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
ATVOD Urges Processing Ban for Sites That Don't Verify Age
Jan 28, 2013 8:30 AM PSTATVOD, in a plan sent last week to Maria Miller, the secretary of U.K.'s Department of Culture, Media and Sport, urged the government to target banks and payment processors that "facilitate the provision to U.K. consumers" of porn without age verification.
Texxxan.com Operators Make Statement to Surfers
Jan 26, 2013 6:00 AM PSTRevenge porn site Texxxan.com has been inoperable for most of the past week after its operators found themselves last week as defendants in a class-action lawsuit over allegedly invading the privacy of more than two dozen female plaintiffs.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...
Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances
Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:...
A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you...