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SOPA Alternative OPEN Act Is Introduced

SOPA Alternative OPEN Act Is Introduced

Jan 18, 2012 5:30 PM PST
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and two dozen co-sponsors introduced the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act Wednesday evening to the House of Representatives as an alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Digital Playground Taps Ackrell for Manwin Deal

Digital Playground Taps Ackrell for Manwin Deal

Jan 18, 2012 2:00 PM PST
Manwin's recent acquisition of one of adult's top blue chip brands, Digital Playground, was a deal that involved high finance involving a little-known investment banking firm based in San Francisco, Ackrell Capital.
Adult Tube Sites Join SOPA Protest

Adult Tube Sites Join SOPA Protest

Jan 18, 2012 12:30 PM PST
A group of adult tube websites have joined today’s national protest against the government’s controversial SOPA initiative that would give the Justice Department power to shut down "rogue" sites that sell or trade pirated materials.
Stunner Buys NeoStrata Assets in '7-Figure' Deal

Stunner Buys NeoStrata Assets in '7-Figure' Deal

Jan 18, 2012 9:15 AM PST
Stunner Media Inc. says it has completed a "seven-figure" deal to acquire NeoStrata Ltd.'s web assets, including the HunkMoney affiliate program.
Death Sentence for Iranian Porn Programmer Upheld

Death Sentence for Iranian Porn Programmer Upheld

Jan 18, 2012 9:00 AM PST
Website programmer Saeed Malekpour’s death sentence for developing and promoting porn sites has been upheld by Iran’s supreme court.
Manwin Acquires Digital Playground

Manwin Acquires Digital Playground

Jan 17, 2012 1:30 PM PST
Manwin has signed a deal to acquire Digital Playground's assets.
L.A. Makes Condom Use Mandatory for Porn Performers

L.A. Makes Condom Use Mandatory for Porn Performers

Jan 17, 2012 12:30 PM PST
The Los Angeles City Council, 9-1, approved a new ordinance Tuesday requiring that all adult film actors wear condoms when filming within city limits.
Private Media Group to Appeal xHamster Suit's Dismissal

Private Media Group to Appeal xHamster Suit's Dismissal

Jan 17, 2012 9:30 AM PST
A federal judge today dismissed Private Media Group's infringement suit against the operators of xHamster.com, ruling the adult entertainment company doesn't have personal jurisdiction to sue the tube site in Iowa.
Porn Channel Blocked by South African High Court

Porn Channel Blocked by South African High Court

Jan 17, 2012 6:00 AM PST
Satellite TV provider TopTV was blocked from launching South Africa’s first-ever 24-hour adult pay channel.
South Africa's TopTV  Fights to Broadcast Porn

South Africa's TopTV Fights to Broadcast Porn

Jan 15, 2012 12:00 PM PST
South African satellite TV provider, TopTV is fighting for its right to broadcast porn.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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