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Manwin Sets New Performer Testing Standards

Manwin Sets New Performer Testing Standards

Jun 12, 2012 9:15 AM PDT
Manwin on Tuesday said it plans on adopting APHSS' performer testing standards, while also mandating that tests be no older than 15 days for all performers and third-party producers hired to create its content.
FSC Issues Statement on Performer Testing

FSC Issues Statement on Performer Testing

Jun 11, 2012 2:45 PM PDT
Free Speech Coalition Executive Director Diane Duke today issued a statement relative to the APHSS testing program.
.XXX Antitrust Claims Similar to Verisign Case, Manwin Says

.XXX Antitrust Claims Similar to Verisign Case, Manwin Says

Jun 8, 2012 4:30 PM PDT
Manwin attorneys responded Friday to ICM Registry and ICANN's dual motions to dismiss the adult entertainment conglomerate's .XXX antitrust claims.
U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Parody Was Clear Fair Use

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Parody Was Clear Fair Use

Jun 8, 2012 2:00 PM PDT
In an important ruling involving parody productions, a federal appeals court affirmed yesterday that a "South Park" episode called “What What (In the Butt)” did not infringe on the YouTube video of the same name.
Backpage Wins TRO Over Wash. Age-Verification Law

Backpage Wins TRO Over Wash. Age-Verification Law

Jun 7, 2012 1:45 PM PDT
A federal judge has sided with Backpage.com over a Washington state child sex-trafficking law that would require online publishers to verify the age of those shown in sex ads.
Judge Dismisses Film Permit Citation Against Immoral Productions

Judge Dismisses Film Permit Citation Against Immoral Productions

Jun 7, 2012 9:45 AM PDT
Immoral Productions CEO and producer Dan Leal said Thursday that the citation against his company for filming without a permit has been dismissed.
Stiff Nights Distributor Close to Deal With U.S. Prosecutors

Stiff Nights Distributor Close to Deal With U.S. Prosecutors

Jun 6, 2012 4:00 PM PDT
Kelly Dean Harvey, the distributor of the Stiff Nights brand who was indicted on a slew of charges last year in connection with selling misbranded penis pills spiked with Viagra, is close to a settlement deal with federal prosecutors.
Louisiana Plans to Use 2257 to Block Film Tax Credits

Louisiana Plans to Use 2257 to Block Film Tax Credits

Jun 6, 2012 11:30 AM PDT
As more lawmakers become aware of 18 U.S.C. §2257, it is likely they'll use its strictures as a part of imposing other burdens that were never contemplated by Congress.
Pink Visual Launches Anti-Piracy Unit DMCAForce

Pink Visual Launches Anti-Piracy Unit DMCAForce

Jun 5, 2012 3:30 PM PDT
Pink Visual has announced the launch of a new intellectual property rights enforcement service, DMCA Force.
Oracle Sues Lodsys, Seeks to Invalidate Patents

Oracle Sues Lodsys, Seeks to Invalidate Patents

Jun 5, 2012 2:45 PM PDT
Patent troll Lodsys Group, which last month sued five adult entertainment companies alleging infringement, must respond to a declaratory complaint waged by software giant Oracle.

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »

Cutting Costs in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Adult website owners are comprised of two groups: One is comfortable giving up 30-50 percent of their site’s gross sales revenue (aka profit) in exchange for software, hosting and services despite... More »
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