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Naughty Tweet Issues Twitter Warning for Adult Biz

Naughty Tweet Issues Twitter Warning for Adult Biz

Apr 18, 2012 2:15 PM PDT
Some adult entertainment companies and performers are in "severe violation" of Twitter's spam rules and risk suspension or termination, warned Pete Housley, Naughty Tweet Network's CEO.
U.K. Inquiry Pushing for Porn Filtering

U.K. Inquiry Pushing for Porn Filtering

Apr 18, 2012 8:15 AM PDT
British lawmakers are once again pushing the government to force ISPs to filter online porn.
Ira Isaacs' 3rd Obscenity Trial Begins Monday

Ira Isaacs' 3rd Obscenity Trial Begins Monday

Apr 17, 2012 2:30 PM PDT
Ira Isaacs says there will be more twists and turns in his third federal obscenity trial, which begins Monday at federal court in downtown Los Angeles.
IntenseCash Settles With BoyzTube Over Infringement Claims

IntenseCash Settles With BoyzTube Over Infringement Claims

Apr 17, 2012 11:15 AM PDT
IntenseCash's $6.4 million copyright infringement suit against the operator of gay adult tube site BoyzTube.com for pirating its content has been settled.
TMZ: 'Three Stooges' Legal Battle Heating Up

TMZ: 'Three Stooges' Legal Battle Heating Up

Apr 17, 2012 8:30 AM PDT
The legal battle over “The Three Stooges” trademark brand is heating up as producers of the mainstream film try to stop the porn parody before it hits the street later this month.
Analysis: What Today's 2257 Ruling Means

Analysis: What Today's 2257 Ruling Means

Apr 16, 2012 3:30 PM PDT
While today’s decision is certainly not even close to winning the war, today’s decision gives the adult industry the chance to be heard and another day to fight.
L.A. Condom Ordinance Meeting Slated for Wednesday

L.A. Condom Ordinance Meeting Slated for Wednesday

Apr 16, 2012 2:30 PM PDT
The Adult Film Industry Working Group, which is crafting rules in the implementation of an ordinance to regulate porn shoots in city limits, will meet on Wednesday in its second and final meeting.
Smash Pictures Settles With German Distributor Paradise Films

Smash Pictures Settles With German Distributor Paradise Films

Apr 16, 2012 11:45 AM PDT
Smash Pictures on Monday said it has settled a long-running suit against Germany-based Paradise Films over allegations that the company distributed Smash productions outside its contract.
Standard Innovation Files Patent Claim in Canadian Federal Court

Standard Innovation Files Patent Claim in Canadian Federal Court

Apr 16, 2012 10:45 AM PDT
Standard Innovation Corporation has commenced a legal proceeding in the Canadian federal court to enforce its patent and industrial design registration for We-Vibe.
U.S. Appeals Court Sides With FSC Over 2257 Challenges

U.S. Appeals Court Sides With FSC Over 2257 Challenges

Apr 16, 2012 9:15 AM PDT
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the Free Speech Coalition on several key points in its appeal over the dismissal of it lawsuit against the Justice Department over 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257 and 2257A, the federal recordkeeping and labeling law.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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 »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... 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 »
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