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Judge Denies Cal/OSHA’s Request in Porn Investigation
Jun 22, 2011 12:00 PM PDTA Cal/OSHA investigation involving a porn performer has hit a roadblock after a judge denied the agency’s request to obtain identifying information of the performer’s production company.
New IFFOR Board Selected to Oversee .XXX sTLD
Jun 22, 2011 8:45 AM PDTThe International Foundation for Online Responsibility (IFFOR), the nonprofit organization tasked with policy making for the new .XXX TLD today announced the founding members of its board of directors and policy council.
Judge Won't Allow Expedited Discovery in FacebookOfSex Suit
Jun 20, 2011 5:45 PM PDTA federal judge has denied Facebook's request to expedite discovery requests in learning the identities of about 100 affiliates of FriendFinder-owned FacebookOfSex.com.
Vivid in Apparent Settlement Deal With CelebrityCash
Jun 20, 2011 1:00 PM PDTVivid Entertainment apparently has agreed to settle a copyright infringement suit against the operators of CelebrityCash, who were accused of cashing in on poached content on three of its sites.
Another Anti-Piracy Bill Moves Forward
Jun 18, 2011 6:00 AM PDTThe Senate Judiciary Committee has pushed forward a bill that would make it illegal for website operators to profit from streaming pirated movies to consumers.
L.A. Health Officials Can't Be Forced to Regulate Porn Shoots, Court Rules
Jun 17, 2011 10:00 AM PDTLos Angeles County public health officials have the discretion to mandate regulations to control sexually transmitted diseases on porn sets, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
Company Offers Reward to Invalidate Lodsys’ Patents
Jun 15, 2011 3:30 PM PDTA company has offered to pay a bounty for research that invalidates Lodsys patents after it sent out scores of patent infringement notices to online adult companies and other businesses.
Walters to Defend Kimberly Kupps Over Obscenity Charges
Jun 15, 2011 12:30 PM PDTKimberly Kupps, who was charged earlier this month on obscenity charges for content distributed over the web, has tapped adult industry attorney Lawrence G. Walters to represent her.
WIPO Arbitrators Put 'Gaydar' on Its Radar
Jun 15, 2011 9:45 AM PDTIt was an easy win before WIPO arbitrators for a gay dating site company that operates Gaydar, GaydarGirls and GaydarNation.
Tunisia Blocks Porn Sites Again
Jun 15, 2011 6:00 AM PDTThe country’s Internet agency said it will apply a court ruling to block all porn websites, sparking a new round of controversy over censorship.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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Cam World: Top Models Often Reinvent Their Rooms
Throughout my travels this year, after meeting with many cam models and studios, I’ve observed a recurring theme among the crème de la crème — in order to stay on top, they often...
Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle
On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled...