XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Lodsys Files Patent Suit Against 5 Adult Companies
May 14, 2012 9:30 AM PDTReality 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
May 14, 2012 7:15 AM PDTTalkTalk, 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
May 12, 2012 12:00 PM PDTVerizon is starting to refuse handing over names of subscribers accused of pirating content through BitTorrent networks.
Hard Drive Settles BitTorrent Litigation Harassment Case
May 11, 2012 3:00 PM PDTHard 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
May 11, 2012 11:00 AM PDTThe panel that has been charged with crafting policies to implement Los Angeles' porn-condom ordinance will meet one more time next week.
Immoral Productions Cited by LAPD for Lack of Film Permit
May 11, 2012 10:00 AM PDTImmoral Productions received a citation from the Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday night for filming without a permit, CEO Dan Leal confirmed to XBIZ.
Perfect 10 Piracy Suit Against Google Is Dismissed
May 10, 2012 11:15 AM PDTPerfect 10's eight-year legal battle against Google over copying and distributing thumbnails of its images has been placed in the grave.
Ad Traffic Firm Settles Over Facebook 'Likejacking'
May 9, 2012 2:15 PM PDTA Washington state company accused of running a $20 million Facebook marketing operation has settled with the state in a consent decree, agreeing to stop spamming users with a practice known as "likejacking."
Nova Scotia Cuts Cable Porn to Prison Inmates
May 9, 2012 2:00 PM PDTPorn has been cut off to inmates at a Nova Scotia prison.
L.A. Porn-Condom Panel to Meet Friday
May 9, 2012 12:00 PM PDTThe final meeting of the Adult Film Industry Working Group will be held Friday at City Hall.
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