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Judge Won't Dismiss Manwin's Antitrust Claims Against ICM, ICANN

Judge Won't Dismiss Manwin's Antitrust Claims Against ICM, ICANN

Aug 15, 2012 12:15 PM PDT
A federal judge has given Manwin until Sept. 9 to amend its case against ICM Registry and ICANN after finding, with two exceptions, that the adult entertainment conglomerate adequately pled antitrust claims.
FALA Asks Court to Dismiss Claim Porn Is Not Copyrightable

FALA Asks Court to Dismiss Claim Porn Is Not Copyrightable

Aug 14, 2012 11:30 AM PDT
The First Amendment Lawyers Association filed a friend-of-the-court brief yesterday in a case that raises the position that porn is not copyrightable.
China's Web Giants Vow to Stamp Out Online Porn

China's Web Giants Vow to Stamp Out Online Porn

Aug 14, 2012 10:30 AM PDT
Three of China’s telecom giants along with major web portals have signed a letter of commitment vowing to stop the spread of online porn.
Suit Tossed Over Inactive, Fake Profiles on Dating Site

Suit Tossed Over Inactive, Fake Profiles on Dating Site

Aug 12, 2012 6:15 AM PDT
In a ruling of particular interest to online dating sites, a federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that Match.com had not breached user agreements with class-action plaintiffs who complained that the site was rife with inactive and fake profiles.
Goldman Can't Shake Probation After Obscenity Conviction

Goldman Can't Shake Probation After Obscenity Conviction

Aug 10, 2012 10:30 AM PDT
A federal judge this week refused to grant early termination to Barry Goldman's probation. Goldman is the former TorturePortal.com owner who last year agreed to an obscenity plea deal.
Video: Pink Visual's Q Boyer Talks About Porn, Politics on RT

Video: Pink Visual's Q Boyer Talks About Porn, Politics on RT

Aug 9, 2012 4:30 PM PDT
Q Boyer, who leads Pink Visual's public relations efforts, discussed with RT America today reasons why many in the porn business — from performers to distributors — have a close eye on the presidential race as the November election nears.
USPTO Issues Patent for LELO’s Tiani Couples Massager

USPTO Issues Patent for LELO’s Tiani Couples Massager

Aug 9, 2012 4:15 PM PDT
Swedish designer brand has announced the issuance of U.S. design patent No. D665094 for its Tiani 2 couples’ massager.
BangBros Fingers Affiliate Who Allegedly Registered BangBross.com

BangBros Fingers Affiliate Who Allegedly Registered BangBross.com

Aug 9, 2012 2:45 PM PDT
BangBros.com says it has caught one of its own affiliates trying to capitalize on the adult company's famous website name after he registered BangBross.com.
APHSS Responds to TTS Announcement Over Testing Data

APHSS Responds to TTS Announcement Over Testing Data

Aug 9, 2012 1:30 PM PDT
APHSS this afternoon released a response to this morning's Talent Testing Services' announcement that it would not send performer testing data to the APHSS database.
Talent Testing Service States Position on APHSS Program

Talent Testing Service States Position on APHSS Program

Aug 9, 2012 9:30 AM PDT
Talent Testing Service, in a press release Thursday morning, said it won't participate in the APHSS program because the manual entry for inputting performer data by participating facilities is "unsafe."

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »
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