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Smash Pictures, Adult DVD Empire Hit With 'Fifty Shades' Lawsuit
Nov 29, 2012 9:00 AM PSTThe copyright holder of “Fifty Shades of Grey” is suing Smash Pictures and its principals, its Luv Moves novelty company, writer/director Jim Powers, and online retailer Adult DVD Empire alleging the defendants are creating unauthorized movies and sex toys based on the blockbuster trilogy.
LFP Broadcasting Completes Tender Offer for New Frontier Media
Nov 28, 2012 9:15 AM PSTLFP Broadcasting has successfully completed its tender offer for outstanding shares of New Frontier Media common stock, moving forward its deal for the transactional adult TV service.
3 Gay Adult Studios OK'd to Collect $5.36M in Piracy Suit
Nov 27, 2012 2:00 PM PSTA federal judge today gave approval for three gay adult studios to collect $5.36 million in copyright infringement damages from tube site operators Steven and David Compton, who currently operate JerkYourTube.eu, GayForIt.eu and ItsAllGay.eu.
L.A. Phone Sex, Text Sex Operation Hit With Federal Lawsuit
Nov 26, 2012 4:00 PM PSTOperators of a San Fernando Valley phone sex service have been hit with a federal lawsuit seeking class-action status for allegedly serving up unsolicited text-message ads for phone sex and sex texting services to cellphone users.
U.S. Judge Won't Dismiss 2257 Suit, Sides With FSC
Nov 26, 2012 2:15 PM PSTA federal judge has denied the Justice Department’s motion to dismiss 4th Amendment complaints in Free Speech Coalition vs. Eric Holder, which involves federal record-keeping law 18 U.S.C. § 2257.
Operator of LizTaylor.xxx Ordered to Give Up Domain Name
Nov 22, 2012 6:00 AM PSTShe may not be alive, but Academy award-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor apparently is still kicking. An arbitration panel this month has awarded the .XXX domain name LizTaylor.xxx to the Elizabeth Taylor Trust and related commercial entities.
Plea for Funds to Defend Porn Pirates Doesn't Sit Well for Golden Eye
Nov 21, 2012 3:45 PM PSTA U.K. organization called the Open Rights Group is seeking financial help to put a stop to Golden Eye International's attempt to gain access to the identities of thousands suspected of pirating porn videos.
ICM Registry Makes New Allegations Against Manwin
Nov 20, 2012 3:45 PM PSTICM Registry has amended its countersuit against Manwin to make new allegations of unfair competition involving one of Manwin's newly acquired divisions, Reality Kings.
Oron Strikes Out Trying to Free Up Funds
Nov 19, 2012 4:00 PM PSTA federal judge on Monday denied a request by operators of now-defunct file-locker site Oron.com to free up more funds.
Ira Isaacs Won't Face 2-Level Sentencing Hike
Nov 16, 2012 6:45 PM PSTU.S. prosecutors in the Ira Isaacs obscenity case conceded Friday they won't press "vulnerable victim" sentencing adjustments that would have raised the penalty for his obscenity convictions substantially.
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