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Private Closes 'Disruptive Chapter,' Settles With Consipio
Jan 7, 2013 12:30 PM PSTPrivate Media Group has entered into a settlement agreement with Consipio Holding BV that effectively gives 60 percent voting-rights power to the investor-led group.
Legend Toys Responds to Fleshlight Lawsuit
Jan 7, 2013 9:45 AM PSTLegend Toys has issued a response to the recent press release by the makers of the Fleshlight.
Playboy Sues Energy Drink Licensee
Jan 4, 2013 11:00 AM PSTPlayboy Enterprises has fired back at its former U.S. energy drink licensees, suing the beverage companies after they tried to stop Playboy from severing their relationship.
Visa Confirms Online Adult Processing Rumor Is False
Jan 3, 2013 3:00 PM PSTVisa Inc. on Thursday squelched rumors that it plans to stop processing online adult entertainment-related transactions, saying that statements circulating over the assertion are simply "not true."
KateSpade.xxx Ordered Transferred to Designer Retailer
Jan 3, 2013 11:45 AM PSTDesigner retailer Kate Spade was victorious in its pursuit on having KateSpade.xxx handed over to the New York-based company.
Sex Party's Fiona Patten to Run for Senate in Australia
Jan 3, 2013 10:45 AM PSTSex Party President Fiona Patten will run for a seat in Australia's senate in the 2013 election, she disclosed to XBIZ this week.
Fleshlight Says La ViVa Lovelight Is Infringing on Patent
Jan 2, 2013 3:00 PM PSTThe makers of Fleshlight-branded products filed suit on Monday against an Australian maker of sex toys marketing a "sperm collection" device similar to their patented device.
XBIZ World Magazine Lists Top 100 Newsmakers of 2012
Dec 28, 2012 2:00 PM PSTHere is XBIZ World magazine's annual list of the year's Top 100 industry newsmakers.
Golden Eye Plans on Lining Up Porn Antipiracy Clients in L.A.
Dec 27, 2012 10:15 AM PSTA representative from Golden Eye, the intellectual property protection firm that owns the rights to numerous adult film copyrights in the U.K. including the Ben Dover Productions line of movies, plans on traveling to Los Angeles next month to offer piracy enforcement services to other adult entertainment producers.
U.K. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Golden Eye
Dec 24, 2012 3:30 PM PSTA U.K. appeals court on Friday gave the green light for Golden Eye, an intellectual property protection firm that owns the rights to numerous adult film copyrights including the Ben Dover Productions line of movies, to get details on 6,155 O2 broadband customers fingered for illegally trading movies on BitTorrent networks.
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Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
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Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances
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A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
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