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Queen Confirms Porn Site Age Checks Are on the Way

Queen Confirms Porn Site Age Checks Are on the Way

May 18, 2016 12:25 PM PDT
Announced today in the Queen’s Speech, the U.K. government will mandate age verification for adult entertainment websites.
GameLink Offers $15K Donation to Mike Webb If He Denounces Porn Piracy

GameLink Offers $15K Donation to Mike Webb If He Denounces Porn Piracy

May 17, 2016 1:58 PM PDT
GameLink.com today pledged a $15,000 donation to the campaign of Republican congressional candidate Mike Webb of Virginia if he publicly denounces the digital piracy of pornographic movies.
L.A. Adult Film Permits Dip to 26 in 2015

L.A. Adult Film Permits Dip to 26 in 2015

May 12, 2016 12:46 PM PDT
There were only 26 permits issued in 2015 for Los Angeles-area adult entertainment filming, according to FilmL.A., the local authority that processes film production permits.
Vagina Artist Convicted on 'Obscenity' Charge in Japan

Vagina Artist Convicted on 'Obscenity' Charge in Japan

May 9, 2016 3:10 PM PDT
Megumi Igarashi, the artist who was arrested in 2014 for distributing 3D-printable design files of her vagina, was convicted today by a Japanese court of distributing “obscene” images.
As Condom Vote Nears and Record Fines Handed Out, Accusations Fly

As Condom Vote Nears and Record Fines Handed Out, Accusations Fly

May 9, 2016 12:39 PM PDT
Many claim that the issuance of $146,600 in citations against Kink.com was “politically motivated” and made at the behest of Michael Weinstein, the president of the AHF.
Fiji Weighs Plan to Block Porn Sites

Fiji Weighs Plan to Block Porn Sites

May 8, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
Government officials in the South Pacific nation of Fiji are crafting a plan that would include a ban on the accessibility of “obscene” websites.
WIPO Examiner Suspends Lufthansa.porn, Lufthansa.adult Domains

WIPO Examiner Suspends Lufthansa.porn, Lufthansa.adult Domains

May 7, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, operator of the largest European-based airline, was able to rein in two domain names that used brand name “Lufthansa” with the .porn and .adult extensions.
Report: Flynt May Acquire Card Club Near Hustler Casino

Report: Flynt May Acquire Card Club Near Hustler Casino

May 5, 2016 2:38 PM PDT
Larry Flynt, founder of the LFP and Hustler brands, may be doubling down with his gambling business after a new report suggests he may be acquiring a second card club near his Hustler Casino in Gardena.

Woodhull's Sexual Freedom Summit Announces Smitten Kitten Scholarship

May 4, 2016 10:46 AM PDT
The Woodhull Freedom Foundation has announced a scholarship from sponsor Smitten Kitten for one person to attend the 2016 Sexual Freedom Summit.
Trademark Appeals Case Ends With New Standard in 5th Circuit

Trademark Appeals Case Ends With New Standard in 5th Circuit

May 3, 2016 4:18 PM PDT
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today handed another victory to industry attorney D. Gill Sperlein and a client involved in the defense of a trademark infringement claim filed by a so-called AIDS denialist (the plantiff believes HIV does not cause AIDS).

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