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Weiner May Have Violated 2257 Requirements, Piccionelli Says
Jun 11, 2011 2:00 PM PDTRep. Anthony Weiner and all media outlets that have broadcast his clothed and unclothed bottom half may have violated the federal record-keeping requirements of 18 U.S.C. § 2257, adult entertainment industry attorney Greg Piccionelli told XBIZ on Saturday.
Apple Intervenes in Lodsys Suit Against iOS Developers
Jun 10, 2011 9:15 AM PDTApple has intervened in a lawsuit that patent holding company Lodsys has waged against iOS developers, arguing that the company is fully licensed to use Lodsys technology and that going after iOS developers could adversely affect Apple's app business.
ACLU Wants Utah Anti-Porn Law Permanently Blocked
Jun 9, 2011 3:00 PM PDTThe ACLU, various artists and Internet service providers want a federal court to stop enforcement of a 2005 Utah anti-pornography law because they say it is unconstitutional.
CP Charges Tossed Over Photoshopped Images
Jun 8, 2011 4:45 PM PDTA state appellate court ruled Wednesday that a man who photoshopped his 13-year-old daughter's head onto bodies of women in erotic poses shouldn't have been convicted of possessing child pornography because the pictures didn't show minors engaging in sex acts.
European Police Shut Down Web Pirate Kino.to
Jun 8, 2011 2:30 PM PDTA coordinated multi-country raid has brought down file-sharing site Kino.to.
Suit Seeks to Invalidate Lodsys Patents
Jun 8, 2011 11:00 AM PDTPatent holding company Lodsys, which recently sent out scores of infringement notices to online adult companies, has itself been hit with a suit over threats of lawsuits and attempts to get companies to license its patented methods.
Porn Performers Unite Over Proposed Cal/OSHA Safety Regulations
Jun 7, 2011 6:45 PM PDTIn one of the most heated and contentious advisory panel meetings so far, nearly 70 porn performers came out in force to voice their concerns and give input on a Cal/OSHA draft proposal containing modifications to California's health code to strengthen adult industry workplace safety regulations.
7 Porn BitTorrent Suits Filed in Chicago
Jun 7, 2011 5:15 PM PDTBitTorrent attorney John Steele since Monday has filed seven copyright suits against 260 alleged infringers of adult content at federal court in Chicago.
FSC to World-Premiere Anti-Piracy Action Program at XBIZ EU 2011
Jun 7, 2011 3:00 PM PDTXBIZ is pleased to announce that it will host the global introduction of the FSC’s Anti-Piracy Action Program (APAP) at the highly anticipated XBIZ EU 2011 international digital media conference.
70 Porn Stars Show Up at Meeting Over Condom Use
Jun 7, 2011 2:00 PM PDTAbout 70 porn stars have shown up at a workplace safety meeting attended by Free Speech Coalition officials, health care groups and Cal/OSHA officials in a discussion over draft rules on mandating condoms in adult entertainment.
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