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AHF Now Plans Countywide Porn-Condom Ballot Measure
Jan 2, 2012 10:00 AM PSTThe AHF will begin circulating petitions Tuesday asking Los Angeles County voters to require porn performers to wear condoms during filming.
Bangladesh Approves First-Ever Anti-Porn Law
Jan 2, 2012 7:45 AM PSTThe Bangladesh government approved its first-ever anti-porn law today that carries a maximum 10-year sentence for the production, preservation, marketing, carrying, distribution, sale and display of any form of porn.
337 Porn BitTorrent Defendants Fingered in Past Week
Dec 29, 2011 10:45 AM PSTIn the past seven days, 337 more defendants were added to porn BitTorrent complaints in federal courts around the country.
Tube Site Operator Must Pay $990K, Judge Says
Dec 28, 2011 10:15 AM PSTA federal court today gave Corbin Fisher the green light to collect on a $990,000 default judgment against the operator of tube site ViniGay.com, once billed as "No. 1 in Brazil for gay porn videos."
N.Y. Times Urges ICANN to Roll Out gTLD Plan Slowly
Dec 27, 2011 2:15 PM PSTThe New York Times, in an opinion piece, has asked ICANN to follow the suggestion of the Federal Trade Commission and roll out the new generic top-level domain plan slowly.
Consipio Asserts 25.7% Stake in Private Stock to U.S. Regulators
Dec 27, 2011 10:30 AM PSTConsipio Holding BV has filed with U.S. regulators its intention to exercise voting rights of 5.6 million shares of Private Media Group stock when the board of directors election takes place on Jan. 11.
L.A. Mandatory Condom Law Qualifies for Ballot
Dec 27, 2011 8:00 AM PSTProponents of the proposed measure that would require porn actors to wear condoms in films while shooting in L.A. have secured enough signatures to qualify the initiative for a June ballot.
Former Sex.com Owner Still Chasing $65M Unpaid Judgment
Dec 23, 2011 3:30 PM PSTFormer Sex.com owner Gary Kremen is still chasing down that $65 million unpaid judgment from Stephen Michael Cohen, the man who in 1998 fraudulently converted the valuable domain.
Private Shareholder Group Offers New Slate of Board Nominees
Dec 23, 2011 11:00 AM PSTPrivate Media Group faces a new slate of nominees for board of directors seats by its opposition, XBIZ has learned.
ICM, ICANN Plan to Respond to .XXX Lawsuit by Jan. 20
Dec 22, 2011 11:00 AM PSTAttorneys for ICM Registry and ICANN have proposed to respond to Manwin and Digital Playground's suit no later than Jan. 20, XBIZ has learned.
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