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Judge Denies Cal/OSHA’s Request in Porn Investigation

Judge Denies Cal/OSHA’s Request in Porn Investigation

Jun 22, 2011 12:00 PM PDT
A 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

New IFFOR Board Selected to Oversee .XXX sTLD

Jun 22, 2011 8:45 AM PDT
The 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

Judge Won't Allow Expedited Discovery in FacebookOfSex Suit

Jun 20, 2011 5:45 PM PDT
A 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

Vivid in Apparent Settlement Deal With CelebrityCash

Jun 20, 2011 1:00 PM PDT
Vivid 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

Another Anti-Piracy Bill Moves Forward

Jun 18, 2011 6:00 AM PDT
The 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

L.A. Health Officials Can't Be Forced to Regulate Porn Shoots, Court Rules

Jun 17, 2011 10:00 AM PDT
Los 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

Company Offers Reward to Invalidate Lodsys’ Patents

Jun 15, 2011 3:30 PM PDT
A 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

Walters to Defend Kimberly Kupps Over Obscenity Charges

Jun 15, 2011 12:30 PM PDT
Kimberly 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

WIPO Arbitrators Put 'Gaydar' on Its Radar

Jun 15, 2011 9:45 AM PDT
It was an easy win before WIPO arbitrators for a gay dating site company that operates Gaydar, GaydarGirls and GaydarNation.
Tunisia Blocks Porn Sites Again

Tunisia Blocks Porn Sites Again

Jun 15, 2011 6:00 AM PDT
The country’s Internet agency said it will apply a court ruling to block all porn websites, sparking a new round of controversy over censorship.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

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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... More »

Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle

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