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FSC Calls on Attorney General to Drop Charges Against Rentboy Founder
Apr 5, 2016 1:40 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition issued a statement today over the Justice Department’s prosecution of Rentboy founder Jeffrey Hurant.
Bree Olson Joins ESPLER Project's Push to Fight Sex Worker Discrimination
Apr 2, 2016 6:00 AM PDTFormer adult star Bree Olson is joining forces with the ESPLER Project in a push to demand that California legislators act to outlaw discrimination for all types of sex workers.
L.A. County to Study Ways to Enforce Measure B
Apr 1, 2016 9:42 AM PDTNow that a settlement has been signed off over Los Angeles County’s Measure B ordinance, counsel for the county are exploring ways to enforce condom use during porn shoots.
U.S. Judge Tosses Challenge to Calif. Anti-Prostitution Law
Apr 1, 2016 8:35 AM PDTThe ESPLER Project may appeal an order issued yesterday that dismissed its legal challenge to California’s anti-prostitution law, Penal Code 647(b).
FSC Joins the National Coalition Against Censorship
Mar 31, 2016 9:50 AM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition said today that it has joined the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and will be working with the group on upcoming censorship issues, including the battle over California’s condom ballot measure waged by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
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.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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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