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533 Doe Defendants in 9 Porn BitTorrent Lawsuits
Aug 10, 2011 3:30 PM PDTMore porn BitTorrent suits were filed in the past week by First Time Videos, K-Beech, Hard Drive Productions and Elegant Angel.
Adult Industry Pros Featured in Porn Piracy Article
Aug 10, 2011 11:15 AM PDTPrivate's Jason Tucker and Pink Visual's Q Boyer — as well as porn BitTorrent litigators Marc Randazza, John Steele, Evan Stone and Kenneth Ford — are featured in an article on online adult piracy published today in several Village Voice-owned publications.
Leaving Wi-Fi Connections 'Open' Can Be Costly
Aug 9, 2011 2:45 PM PDTIs leaving your Wi-Fi connection open "negligent"? More attorneys are saying yes, and some have even added negligence claims to BitTorrent suits that allege poached content.
3 Gay Studios Push for Default in Tube Site Suit
Aug 9, 2011 2:00 PM PDTThe long-running $29 million lawsuit waged by Channel One Releasing, Corbin Fisher and Titan Media against tube site operators Steven and David Compton has taken a turn.
ASACP Contributes to ‘Dreamboard’ Child Porn Takedown
Aug 8, 2011 12:00 PM PDTThe Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) was instrumental in the takedown of the online child abuse fan forum, “Dreamboard,” the organization announced today.
APHSS.org Taps Advisory Committee
Aug 5, 2011 1:15 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition through its Adult Production Health and Safety Services unit has appointed its APHSS.org Advisory Committee.
Court Rules Against Perfect 10 in Google Copyright Battle
Aug 4, 2011 7:30 AM PDTThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Perfect 10 yesterday in its long-running copyright infringement battle with Google.
Perception of Online Anonymity May Be Fading
Aug 4, 2011 6:00 AM PDTConsumers’ perception of online anonymity may be coming to a rapid end, if a number of recent “anti-privacy” initiatives are able to take hold.
MIM Demands Feds Investigate ICM Registry, .XXX Stakeholders
Aug 3, 2011 7:00 PM PDTAnti-porn activist group Morality in Media has issued a call to the U.S. Department of Justice, demanding an investigation into .XXX parent ICM Registry.
U.K. Ends Plan to Block File-sharing Websites
Aug 3, 2011 2:00 PM PDTA move designed to protect the intellectual property rights of content owners against illegal file-sharing websites has been derailed by the British government.
WEB / TECH NEWS
The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement
The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms...
2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner
The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss...
Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant
Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for...