XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
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.
FSC: AHF Comments on Streamray Fines Inflammatory
Jan 25, 2013 7:30 PM PSTRecent comments by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation on a Cal/OSHA case involving adult producer Streamray Studios are inflammatory, the Free Speech Coalition today.
Streamray Studios Fined $28,460 by Cal/OSHA
Jan 25, 2013 12:00 PM PSTCal/OSHA has issued seven citations to Chatsworth-based adult film production company Streamray Studios Inc. for violating workplace safety regulations. The violations, many involving the failure ensure to use of personal protective equipment such as condoms, amount to $28,460 in fines.
Manwin Seeks $400K, Domain Transfers in Trademark Suit
Jan 23, 2013 1:15 PM PSTManwin has filed court papers spelling out what the adult entertainment conglomerate is seeking in its suit against Nicholas Bulgin.
FBI Data on 2257 Inspections Won't Be Made Public
Jan 22, 2013 10:30 AM PSTU.S. District Judge Michael Baylson, who is hearing the Free Speech Coalition's claims over the legality of 18 U.S.C. § 2257, signed last week a protective order governing disclosures of past inspections conducted under the federal record-keeping law for porn producers.
Playboy Takes Over 4 Squatting Domain Names
Jan 21, 2013 2:00 PM PSTPlayboy Enterprises International has taken over four domain names previously controlled by a website operator who offers live phone chat.
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