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Private Media Group's Board OKd by Nevada Judge
Mar 31, 2012 12:30 PM PDTCould the Private Media Group shareholder suit be coming to a conclusion? Clark County Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez entered an order March 21 that signals just that.
Ben Dover Productions Responds to U.K. Piracy Ruling
Mar 31, 2012 11:45 AM PDTBen Dover's Julian Becker discusses a key porn BitTorrent ruling in favor of the studio and affiliated company Golden Eye International.
17 New Porn BitTorrent Suits Target 515 Defendants
Mar 30, 2012 1:45 PM PDTSeventeen new porn BitTorrent piracy lawsuits fingering 515 defendants were filed in federal courts throughout the U.S. in the past week.
MasterCard, Visa Data Theft Described as 'Massive'
Mar 30, 2012 12:00 PM PDTVisa and MasterCard are warning U.S. banks that details of credit card holders' personal information could be at risk after a security breach involving some 10 million accounts.
Sex Tape Broker Kevin Blatt's 'Bachelor' Lawsuit Dismissed
Mar 30, 2012 9:00 AM PDTThe 2010 lawsuit filed against sex tape broker Kevin Blatt by former "The Bachelor" reality TV star Rozlyn Papa, has been dropped.
FriendFinder's Marc Bell to Step Down as CEO
Mar 29, 2012 2:15 PM PDTFriendFinder CEO Marc Bell plans to step down as CEO, making way for Chief Operating Officer Anthony Previte to transition to that position by July 1.
Egypt Bans Internet Porn, Blocks Websites
Mar 29, 2012 8:45 AM PDTAn Egyptian administrative court has banned all Internet porn.
C1R, Corbin Fisher and Titan Win Infringement Suit
Mar 28, 2012 12:00 PM PDTA federal judge has ruled that U.K.-based GLBT Ltd., which was accused of mass infringement by Channel 1 Releasing, Corbin Fisher and Titan Media, is liable for damages that could amount to more than $29 million.
Baylor, University of Texas Win .XXX Arbitration Cases
Mar 27, 2012 3:15 PM PDTTwo universities ended up victorious in two .XXX dispute resolution cases last week. So far, out of 17 .XXX UDRP cases filed so far, eight cases have been resolved by arbitrators — all in favor of complainants.
Manwin Sues Georgia Man for Cybersquatting, Defamation
Mar 27, 2012 10:45 AM PDTManwin has filed a cybersquatting and defamation suit against a Georgia man who is said to have created "massive, ongoing harassment campaign" against the adult entertainment giant, while making "exorbitant monetary demands" for a number of similar domains.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
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...
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...