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Private Plans to Restructure With Focus on Core Business

Private Plans to Restructure With Focus on Core Business

May 7, 2012 9:30 AM PDT
Private Media Group plans to restructure its "business, products, and geographic focus to conform to the company’s core business," the company said in a regulatory filing.
Britain's Prime Minister to Review Porn Opt-in Plan

Britain's Prime Minister to Review Porn Opt-in Plan

May 4, 2012 7:45 AM PDT
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has given the crusade to force U.K. ISPs to adopt an Internet porn opt-in plan a shot in the arm.
New Frontier Reacts to Longkloof Takeover Attempt

New Frontier Reacts to Longkloof Takeover Attempt

May 3, 2012 12:30 PM PDT
Adult transactional TV provider New Frontier Media's current board in a terse public statement yesterday said that it will attempt to fend off a shareholder battle for board seats and possible control of the company.
FSC: Condom Ordinance Update — Part 1

FSC: Condom Ordinance Update — Part 1

May 2, 2012 4:15 PM PDT
This is the first of a three-part series designed to clarify the mandatory condom regulation activity in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and the state of California.
Hustler Wins Right of Publicity Lawsuit Involving Nude Photos

Hustler Wins Right of Publicity Lawsuit Involving Nude Photos

May 2, 2012 1:45 PM PDT
Hustler magazine and publisher Larry Flynt recorded another victory in defense of the First Amendment, when a federal appeals court on Tuesday sided with Hustler in a dispute over nude pictures of a model published after she was killed by her pro wrestler husband.
Study: Religious Sites Offer More Malware Than Porn Sites

Study: Religious Sites Offer More Malware Than Porn Sites

Apr 30, 2012 11:00 AM PDT
In a surprising report, security firm Symantec says that religious and ideological websites can carry three times more malware threats than porn sites.
Ira Isaacs Found Guilty on Five Counts of Federal Obscenity

Ira Isaacs Found Guilty on Five Counts of Federal Obscenity

Apr 27, 2012 1:15 PM PDT
A jury today found fetish filmmaker Ira Isaacs guilty on five counts of violating federal obscenity laws.
Isaacs Jurors Watch 2 More Movies; Prosecution, Defense Rest

Isaacs Jurors Watch 2 More Movies; Prosecution, Defense Rest

Apr 26, 2012 4:15 PM PDT
The final two charged movies were played in the morning for the jury in Ira Isaac's obscenity trial, followed by testimony by Isaacs in the afternoon.
   FSC Responds to DOJ Call for 2257 Comments

FSC Responds to DOJ Call for 2257 Comments

Apr 26, 2012 12:15 PM PDT
The Free Speech Coalition this week responded to a call by the Justice Department for comments on burdens associated with 18 U.S.C. § 2257.
Obenberger Asks for OMB Review of 2257

Obenberger Asks for OMB Review of 2257

Apr 26, 2012 10:30 AM PDT
Attorney Joe Obenberger said that he's hoping that he's "just lit a road flare and tossed it at DOJ," requesting further discussion on the economic impact of 2257 using an obscure federal law on determining the necessity for information, 44 U.S.C. § 3508.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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 »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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