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Joao Control Fires Off Another Online Adult Patent Suit
Oct 26, 2011 2:45 PM PDTJoao 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
Oct 26, 2011 7:30 AM PDTBritain’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
Oct 25, 2011 2:45 PM PDTSmitten 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
Oct 25, 2011 1:30 PM PDTIn the past week, four adult studios have filed 13 copyright infringement suits against alleged BitTorrent users.
Patent Holding Company Aims at GameLink
Oct 25, 2011 10:15 AM PDTA 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
Oct 24, 2011 5:00 PM PDTAdult 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
Oct 24, 2011 3:30 PM PDTThe 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'
Oct 24, 2011 2:00 PM PDTKimberly 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
Oct 21, 2011 7:15 PM PDTArrow 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
Oct 21, 2011 1:45 PM PDTTwistys, celebrating this month its 10th year of business, has chosen Eufrat as its Treat of the Month.
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...
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...