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Joao Control Fires Off Another Online Adult Patent Suit

Joao Control Fires Off Another Online Adult Patent Suit

Oct 26, 2011 2:45 PM PDT
Joao Control and Monitoring Systems, which has filed scores of patent infringement suits against the adult biz, including one just last week against GameLink, now has filed a lawsuit against the operator of GlobalSexMall.com and PlayDollsXXX.com.
U.K.'s Largest ISP Forced to Use Porn Blocking Filter in Piracy Case

U.K.'s Largest ISP Forced to Use Porn Blocking Filter in Piracy Case

Oct 26, 2011 7:30 AM PDT
Britain’s largest ISP, BT Group Plc, is being forced to use porn-blocking filtering to stop users from accessing a website promoting movie piracy.
Smitten Kitten Drops Trademark Suit

Smitten Kitten Drops Trademark Suit

Oct 25, 2011 2:45 PM PDT
Smitten Kitten, a brick-and-mortar and online retailer, has dropped its suit against Mike Fernandez, who operates a number of websites that use the words "smitten" and "kitten."
More BitTorrent Suits Pared Down to Single Defendants

More BitTorrent Suits Pared Down to Single Defendants

Oct 25, 2011 1:30 PM PDT
In the past week, four adult studios have filed 13 copyright infringement suits against alleged BitTorrent users.
Patent Holding Company Aims at GameLink

Patent Holding Company Aims at GameLink

Oct 25, 2011 10:15 AM PDT
A patent holding company has sued GameLink, claiming it has infringed on one of its patents that relates to video delivery. It's the second suit filed by Joao Control and Monitoring Systems against adult companies.
Corbin Fisher Awarded $1.4 Million Judgment

Corbin Fisher Awarded $1.4 Million Judgment

Oct 24, 2011 5:00 PM PDT
Adult studio Corbin Fisher was awarded a $1.4 million default judgment today against Corey Debarros of Miami, Fla., who operated PornILove.net, a site that allegedly distributed stolen content.
Daily Fines Mounting for Tube Site Operators

Daily Fines Mounting for Tube Site Operators

Oct 24, 2011 3:30 PM PDT
The daily fines against a tube site company are racking up. So far, the operators of the .eu and .com tube sites JerkYourTube, GayForIt, ItsAllGay are on the hook for $6,000 after U.S. Judge Maxine Chesney ordered the sanctions.
Kupps' Obscenity Case Proceeding 'Slowly'

Kupps' Obscenity Case Proceeding 'Slowly'

Oct 24, 2011 2:00 PM PDT
Kimberly Kupps was charged with 13 obscenity counts in July for content on her namesake site, KimberlyKupps.com.
VCX, Arrow in Consent Decree Over '70s Porn

VCX, Arrow in Consent Decree Over '70s Porn

Oct 21, 2011 7:15 PM PDT
Arrow Productions and VCX have signed a consent decree stating that Arrow owns a valid copyright to "Deep Throat" and its sequels. Arrow, in return agreed not to produce and sell copies of "Debbie Does Dallas."
Twistys, Celebrating 10th Year, Names Eufrat Treat of Month

Twistys, Celebrating 10th Year, Names Eufrat Treat of Month

Oct 21, 2011 1:45 PM PDT
Twistys, celebrating this month its 10th year of business, has chosen Eufrat as its Treat of the Month.

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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