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Manwin Sets New Performer Testing Standards
Jun 12, 2012 9:15 AM PDTManwin 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
Jun 11, 2012 2:45 PM PDTFree 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
Jun 8, 2012 4:30 PM PDTManwin 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
Jun 8, 2012 2:00 PM PDTIn 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
Jun 7, 2012 1:45 PM PDTA 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
Jun 7, 2012 9:45 AM PDTImmoral 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
Jun 6, 2012 4:00 PM PDTKelly 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
Jun 6, 2012 11:30 AM PDTAs 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
Jun 5, 2012 3:30 PM PDTPink Visual has announced the launch of a new intellectual property rights enforcement service, DMCA Force.
Oracle Sues Lodsys, Seeks to Invalidate Patents
Jun 5, 2012 2:45 PM PDTPatent troll Lodsys Group, which last month sued five adult entertainment companies alleging infringement, must respond to a declaratory complaint waged by software giant Oracle.
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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...
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,...