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FDA Places Power Khan Penis Pills on Blacklist
Nov 6, 2015 10:17 AM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it is advising consumers not to purchase or use Power Khan, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.
Weinstein Says He’ll Drop Ballot Initiative If Industry Agrees to Condom Law
Nov 5, 2015 2:07 PM PSTAIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein, the proponent of the California ballot initiative that would require mandatory condoms for performers and strictly regulate adult filmmaking in the state, told XBIZ today that he’d scrap his statewide proposal completely if the porn industry and his group could agree on a new law.
FSC: Condom Initiative Would Result in Performers Being Sued, Harassed
Nov 4, 2015 3:15 PM PSTA new ballot initiative that would force mandatory condoms into adult film is expected to qualify for the 2016 ballot this afternoon, the Free Speech Coalition said.
Condom Maker Einhorn Ordered to Drop 'Orgasms' Slogan
Nov 4, 2015 12:54 PM PSTA district court judge here has issued an injunction against German condom maker Einhorn after the company claimed on packaging that its packets of seven condoms “corresponds to up to 21 orgasms.”
APAC, FSC Respond to Cal/OSHA Over Proposed Porn Regs
Nov 3, 2015 4:34 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition and APAC today submitted a formal response to Cal/OSHA over the proposed regulations that would mandate not only condoms but also goggles, dental dams and other skin protections to would prevent bodily fluid contact.
Nude Activists Settle Suit Against City of San Francisco
Nov 3, 2015 1:21 PM PSTThe City of San Francisco and two of its most famous nude activists, Gypsy Taub and George Davis, formally settled a suit stemming from the San Francisco Police Department’s denial of a parade permit for a “nude-in” parade.
AshleyMadison Member Seeks Class-Action Status in Fembots Suit
Nov 2, 2015 3:55 PM PSTA former AshleyMadison.com member claims that the online cheating site not only embarrassed people after a massive data leak this past summer, it bamboozled men by concealing that only 15 percent of its users were real women.
Backpage Appeal Is of ‘Critical Importance,’ Industry Attorney Says
Nov 2, 2015 1:02 PM PSTA recently filed amicus brief from the CATO Institute and the Reason Foundation in the Backpage case debunks the repeated myths circulated about sex trafficking and highlights the governmental efforts to conflate prostitution with trafficking, according to industry attorney Lawrence Walters.
3rd Circuit Requests Supplemental Briefs Prior to 2257 Oral Arguments
Nov 1, 2015 6:00 AM PSTThe 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has alerted counsel for Free Speech Coalition and the Justice Department that it is seeking “supplemental briefing” addressing the applicability of City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres Inc. to the appellate case over the legality of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257-2257A, the recordkeeping statutes for adult producers.
E.U. Outlaws Porn Filters, U.K. Prime Minister Defiant
Oct 28, 2015 11:57 AM PDTU.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is outraged that the recent net neutrality laws passed by the European Parliament will outlaw his government-mandated porn filters, which block adult content by default on some ISPs unless consumers opt-out of them.
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