XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Q&A: AdultDVDTalk Finds Itself in Suit Over Celebrity Pics
Mar 29, 2016 2:06 PM PDTXBIZ today spoke with Black about the legacy of AdultDVDTalk, its legal defense fund and other details incorporated into the Pacific Coast News lawsuit.
Dallas Responds to Exxxotica's Federal Lawsuit
Mar 28, 2016 4:23 PM PDTThe City of Dallas has the right to block Exxxotica from a new contract at its municipal convention center because the adult exhibition previously violated its contract at a previous show, according to a response to a lawsuit filed by the porn expo.
Good Vibrations Helps Sponsor Trans Rights Focus at CatalystCon
Mar 28, 2016 9:08 AM PDTGood Vibrations has announced that its EVP Jackie Rednour-Bruckman, will host the Closing Keynote Plenary Address at CatalystCon Midwest, along with special guest Bryanna A. Jenkins, the Executive Director and Founder of Baltimore’s Trans Alliance.
AdultDVDTalk Hit With Copyright Infringement Suit
Mar 25, 2016 11:42 AM PDTThe husband-and-wife team that operates AdultDVDTalk.com have been hit with infringement claims by a mainstream photo agency over eight celebrity images posted in its online forum.
Playboy Enterprises Places Itself on Market With $500M Price Tag
Mar 24, 2016 5:05 PM PDTPlayboy Enterprises Inc. has retained an investment banker and has begun exploring a sale.
L.A. County Supervisors OK Settlement Over Measure B Suit
Mar 23, 2016 8:41 PM PDTLos Angeles County officials yesterday signed off on a settlement with Vivid Entertainment, which challenged in a federal lawsuit the constitutionality of the Measure B requirement for porn performers to wear condoms.
German Cabinet OKs Sex Worker Bill Requiring Condom Use
Mar 23, 2016 3:30 PM PDTGermany's Cabinet today gave the green light for mandatory condoms for sex workers.
AHF Submits Another Proposal to Amend Section 5193
Mar 21, 2016 3:58 PM PDTCalifornia's Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board says that it will review the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s latest petition to amend Cal/OSHA’s current bloodborne pathogens standards for adult producers.
Hulk Hogan Jury Adds $25.1M in Punitives Over Gawker Posting
Mar 21, 2016 3:10 PM PDTA Florida jury this afternoon tossed in another $25.1 million in punitive damages onto its $115 million verdict against Gawker, its founder and former editor on Monday for the website's posting of a secretly recorded video of wrestling icon Hulk Hogan having sex.
Updated: Hulk Hogan Wins $115M Sex Tape Case Against Gawker
Mar 18, 2016 12:53 PM PDTWhile America’s attention is focused on Donald Trump’s run for The White House, another bit of celebrity theater is underway in a St. Petersburg, Fla. courthouse, where an important case is underway — one which may set the limits of the freedom and scope of the press, free speech, and your personal privacy.
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...