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FriendFinder Files to Relaunch IPO
Mar 17, 2011 8:30 AM PDTFriendFinder Networks Inc. announced today that it will again file for an IPO.
White House Seeks to Make Illegal Streaming a Federal Offense
Mar 17, 2011 6:00 AM PDTThe White House wants to change U.S. copyright law by making illegal streaming of audio or video a federal felony and allowing FBI agents to wiretap suspected infringers.
Australian Sex Party Runs Former Detective in State Election
Mar 16, 2011 4:00 PM PDTThe Australian Sex Party announced its candidates for the New South Wales (NSW) state election today.
Corbin Fisher Identifies PornILove Pirate
Mar 16, 2011 2:00 PM PDTCorbin Fisher has filed an amended copyright infringement complaint against a PornILove pirate, who Randazza has now named and identified as Corey Debarros of Miami, Fla.
Playboy Taps New General Counsel
Mar 16, 2011 12:30 PM PDTPlayboy Enterprises Inc. has tapped attorney Rachel Sagan as its top counsel and executive vice president of business affairs.
EFF Blasts BlazingBucks' BitTorrent Class Action
Mar 16, 2011 11:00 AM PDTThe EFF has asked a federal judge in Illinois to quash subpoenas issued in the BlazingBucks copyright infringement suit and urged the court to dismiss the case.
Officials Bust European Online Child-Sex Ring
Mar 16, 2011 10:45 AM PDTNearly 200 people have been arrested in connection to what officials are calling the largest online child-sex ring ever discovered.
ICANN's Chair Not Clear How Board Will Vote on .XXX
Mar 15, 2011 2:30 PM PDTICANN's board on Thursday will have a "pre-meeting" with its independent Governmental Advisory Committee to discuss elements of their findings over ICM Registry's proposed .XXX sTLD, which is slated for a vote on Friday.
Judge OKs Corbin Fisher’s Discovery Motion Against Pirates
Mar 14, 2011 3:00 PM PDTAdult content studio Corbin Fisher has been given the green light to identify 59 John Does who allegedly pirated the company’s content.
FSC Gears Up to Oppose .XXX at ICANN Meeting
Mar 14, 2011 12:30 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition and industry representatives will be gathering in San Francisco on Thursday to stage a protest rally and press conference in opposition to ICM Registry’s application to run a.XXX sTLD.
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...