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ATVOD Soon to Hand Over VOD Regulation to Ofcom
Dec 23, 2015 12:45 PM PSTIn just a bit more than a week, ATVOD will be no more. As announced in October, ATVOD, known formally as the Authority for Television on Demand, will fold its operations into the grips of British chief communications czar, Ofcom, by the end of the year.
Federal Circuit: U.S. Cannot Deny Trademarks Over Offensive Names
Dec 22, 2015 10:42 AM PSTIn an appellate decision of significant importance for the adult entertainment and sex toys and novelties industries, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled today that the U.S. government can’t deny trademarks over offensive names.
X Again Platinum Penis Pills Blacklisted by FDA
Dec 21, 2015 11:33 AM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration on Monday said it was advising consumers not to purchase or use X Again Platinum penis pills.
Power Tiger-X Placed on FDA Blacklist
Dec 20, 2015 6:00 AM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it was advising consumers not to purchase or use Power Tiger-X, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.
Aussie Sex Party Leader Fiona Patten to Visit U.S. Next Month
Dec 19, 2015 6:00 AM PSTAustralia’s Fiona Patten, the first former sex worker and adult industry lobbyist to be elected to a western democratic parliament anywhere in the world, will be visiting the U.S. next month in her first trip as a politician.
Bay Area Sex Workers to Hold Presser, Rally Tomorrow
Dec 16, 2015 10:08 AM PSTTomorrow, sex worker groups from around the Bay Area will convene for a press conference and rally outside the federal courthouse in Oakland, Calif.
Backpage.com Sues U.S. Government Over SAVE Act
Dec 15, 2015 10:08 AM PSTBackpage.com has filed a civil claim against U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch, claiming that the recently passed Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation (SAVE) Act is unconstitutionally vague, overbroad and infringes on its First Amendment rights.
Eros Association Welcomes 2016 Board Members
Dec 11, 2015 2:55 PM PSTEros Association, the Australian adult sex industry lobby group, voted in members of its Committee of Management at its annual general meeting this past week.
London Porn Protest Slated for Saturday
Dec 11, 2015 11:34 AM PSTOrganizers are gearing up for Saturday’s porn protest outside of Parliament in London.
MetArt Sues DrTuber.com for Copyright Infringement
Dec 9, 2015 4:01 PM PSTPorn membership site MetArt last month filed a federal lawsuit against DrTuber.com and its operator, claiming copyright and trademark infringement charges after it allegedly found 22 of its copyrighted videos on the adult tube site.
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