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FriendFinder to Pay $15M to Settle Lawsuit
Jul 7, 2011 9:30 AM PDTFriendFinder Networks Inc. said Thursday that it reached a $15 million settlement agreement with Broadstream Capital Partners Inc.
Epoch Signs On as Platinum Sponsor of XBIZ EU 2011
Jul 6, 2011 3:00 PM PDTXBIZ is pleased to announce Epoch as Platinum Sponsor of the highly anticipated XBIZ EU 2011 international digital media conference set for Sept. 23-25.
Lodsys Socked With Another Declaratory Judgment Suit
Jul 5, 2011 3:00 PM PDTWhile Lodsys has filed four suits relative to alleged patent infringement over U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078, the holding company has been socked with six declaratory judgment suits that seek to invalidate its patent claims.
U.K. Rule on Explicit Content Fees Could Alter Delivery
Jul 5, 2011 12:00 PM PDTOperators in the U.K. are facing a new levy that is certain to alter the landscape of online adult in the country, perhaps putting smaller content producers out of business or making some flee to other countries for hosting and billing.
Michigan Prisoner Sues State Over Porn Ban
Jul 5, 2011 8:00 AM PDTA Michigan inmate is suing the state claiming that the prison’s ban on porn is subjecting him to cruel and unusual punishment.
Another Online Censorship Bill Struck Down in Alaska
Jul 4, 2011 12:00 PM PDTAnother attempt to censor the Internet has been struck down by a federal judge in Alaska.
Free Speech Coalition Reaches 20-Year Milestone Fighting the Good Fight
Jul 1, 2011 9:30 AM PDTIt may not be the first thing that springs to mind when people think of the adult industry, and it’s certainly not the sexiest, nor the most titillating part of the business.
Calif. Passes Law Requiring Online Retailers to Charge Sales Tax
Jun 30, 2011 2:45 PM PDTCalifornia has become the latest state to be dropped from Amazon’s affiliate program, less than two weeks after Amazon took the same action with affiliates in Arkansas and Connecticut because of tax reasons.
Perfect 10 Files $5M Suit Against Depositfiles.com
Jun 29, 2011 10:00 AM PDTDepositfiles.com's operators on Tuesday were hit with a $5 million suit by Perfect 10, which called the business "not a legitimate file storage company and has none of the characteristics of one."
Pink Visual Vows Counterclaim After Hit With Copyright Suit
Jun 27, 2011 12:00 PM PDTPink Visual says it plans on filing a counterclaim against Inter-Avid Productions after being hit with a copyright infringement suit.
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Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments
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AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth
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