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FBI Probing IsAnyoneUp, Village Voice Says

FBI Probing IsAnyoneUp, Village Voice Says

May 16, 2012 11:30 AM PDT
The Village Voice reports that the FBI has been investigating Hunter Moore and the now-defunct IsAnyoneUp website for months.
   California Lawmakers Mulling $10 Strip Club 'Pole Tax'

California Lawmakers Mulling $10 Strip Club 'Pole Tax'

May 15, 2012 3:30 PM PDT
Another strip club tax is being considered by California's Legislature. AB 2441 would place a $10 fee on visitors of establishments that offer alcohol and topless or nude performances.
ICANN Says It Can't Be Subject to Antitrust in .XXX Suit

ICANN Says It Can't Be Subject to Antitrust in .XXX Suit

May 14, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
ICANN doesn't run porn sites and doesn't sell or register domain names, and that's why it says it should be dismissed from Manwin's antitrust suit against ICM Registry and the Internet governing body.
ASM to Fight Cease & Desist on 'Fifty Shades' Parody

ASM to Fight Cease & Desist on 'Fifty Shades' Parody

May 14, 2012 3:30 PM PDT
Adult Source Media has disclosed it has been served with a Cease & Desist Order from the law firm representing author E.L. James and her best-selling erotic novel series, Fifty Shades of Grey, to immediately halt production of its adult film parody of the novel.
N.Y. Legislation Follows Ruling on Viewing Child Porn

N.Y. Legislation Follows Ruling on Viewing Child Porn

May 14, 2012 11:30 AM PDT
The New York state Legislature has two new identical bills dealing with child pornography.
Lodsys Files Patent Suit Against 5 Adult Companies

Lodsys Files Patent Suit Against 5 Adult Companies

May 14, 2012 9:30 AM PDT
Reality Kings parent RK Netmedia, Playboy Enterprises, Vouyer Media, Score Internet Group and FriendFinder Networks' Penthouse unit have been named as defendants.
Major U.K. ISP Steps Up Porn Filtering

Major U.K. ISP Steps Up Porn Filtering

May 14, 2012 7:15 AM PDT
TalkTalk, one of the U.K.’s largest ISPs has become the first major company to step up support for the country's hot button porn filtering issue.
Verizon Refuses to Reveal Subscriber Details in BitTorrent Case

Verizon Refuses to Reveal Subscriber Details in BitTorrent Case

May 12, 2012 12:00 PM PDT
Verizon is starting to refuse handing over names of subscribers accused of pirating content through BitTorrent networks.
Hard Drive Settles BitTorrent Litigation Harassment Case

Hard Drive Settles BitTorrent Litigation Harassment Case

May 11, 2012 3:00 PM PDT
Hard Drive Productions has settled claims that it harassed a woman who was served with settlement demands for allegedly trading porn on a BitTorrent network. The suit, waged by Liuxia Wong, ended with a "confidential settlement."
Panel Needs More Time to Craft L.A. Condom Policies

Panel Needs More Time to Craft L.A. Condom Policies

May 11, 2012 11:00 AM PDT
The panel that has been charged with crafting policies to implement Los Angeles' porn-condom ordinance will meet one more time next week.

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