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Facebook's Trademark Suit Against Faceporn Is Dismissed

Facebook's Trademark Suit Against Faceporn Is Dismissed

May 21, 2012 2:45 PM PDT
The legal showdown between Facebook and Faceporn is officially over after a federal judge today dismissed the case based on lack of jurisdiction.
U.S. Judge Tosses 'My Little Panties 2' BitTorrent Suit

U.S. Judge Tosses 'My Little Panties 2' BitTorrent Suit

May 19, 2012 12:00 PM PDT
U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon of New York dismissed all but one of 245 John Does suspected of trading Digital Sin's "My Little Panties 2" because the suit's joinder was improper and geolocation techniques used in identifying the Does named in the suit were faulty.
Overhauled 'Pole Tax' Plan Endorsed by Illinois Lawmakers

Overhauled 'Pole Tax' Plan Endorsed by Illinois Lawmakers

May 18, 2012 11:45 AM PDT
Illinois lawmakers are endorsing a revamped strip club "pole tax" that would generate less revenue than originally planned.
L.A. Condom Panel Asks for 90 Days, Cites 'Complexities'

L.A. Condom Panel Asks for 90 Days, Cites 'Complexities'

May 18, 2012 10:00 AM PDT
A 90-day extension has been requested by the panel charged with crafting the ordinance's policies and enforcement. The request effectively puts enforcement of the ordinance on hold until late summer.
LFP, Vivid, Playboy Hit With New Patent Infringement Claims

LFP, Vivid, Playboy Hit With New Patent Infringement Claims

May 17, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
LFP Internet Group, Vivid Entertainment Group and Playboy have been sued over infringement claims on image-hosting technology.
XBIZ Summit Day 1 Seminars Educate, Inform

XBIZ Summit Day 1 Seminars Educate, Inform

May 17, 2012 11:00 AM PDT
The educational component of the 2012 XBIZ Summit, presented by AWEmpire, got underway Wednesday at the Shelborne Hotel on Miami’s world famous South Beach.
L.A. Porn-Condom Panel Postpones Meeting

L.A. Porn-Condom Panel Postpones Meeting

May 16, 2012 5:45 PM PDT
The Adult Film Industry Working Group's fourth and final meeting slated for this week has been postponed.
Private Refiles DrTuber Infringement Suit in Florida

Private Refiles DrTuber Infringement Suit in Florida

May 16, 2012 5:30 PM PDT
The new suit, filed at U.S. District Court in Miami, is a Xerox copy of the previous one waged in Iowa, alleging that DrTuber.com streamed 30 of Private's videos.
15 Porn Piracy Suits Dismissed Over Accuracy of Geolocation Tools

15 Porn Piracy Suits Dismissed Over Accuracy of Geolocation Tools

May 16, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
A federal judge has dismissed 15 porn BitTorrent suits against scores of John Does alleged to have shared Lethal Hardcore movies, ruling that plaintiffs couldn't prove the accuracy of geolocation tools used to hunt down alleged infringers.
U.K. Insurer Loses .XXX UDRP Arbitration Case

U.K. Insurer Loses .XXX UDRP Arbitration Case

May 16, 2012 12:15 PM PDT
There have been more than 20 UDRP cases filed against .XXX website operators since the top-level domain's launch, and for the first time a complainant has lost its cybersquatting case in mediation.

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