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Stagliano Prosecutors Pick Sexual Health Expert Witness
Jun 18, 2010 12:15 PM PDTFederal prosecutors have tapped Dr. Chester W. Schmidt Jr. as an expert witness assigned to rebut defense testimony in the John Stagliano obscenity case.
FDA to Decide Today Whether 'Female Viagra' Can Be Marketed
Jun 18, 2010 6:00 AM PDTFederal health experts meet today to review the first pill designed to boost the female sex drive.
Flava Works Sues Black Rayne, Pitbull Productions
Jun 17, 2010 3:30 PM PDTGay studio Flava Works has filed a lawsuit against its former business partner Corey Wright, owner of Black Rayne Productions.
AMA Supports Mandatory Condoms on Porn Sets
Jun 16, 2010 3:30 PM PDTThe nation's largest association of physicians voted at its annual meeting this week to adopt a policy to support legislation requiring porn actors to use condoms on the set.
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects New Albany DVD Case
Jun 15, 2010 3:30 PM PDTThe U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear New Albany, Ind.'s appeal in its six-year fight to close New Albany DVD, a business that is now known as Cleopatra's.
RapidShare Countersues Perfect 10
Jun 14, 2010 4:30 PM PDTFile-sharing service RapidShare has filed a counter-suit against Perfect 10 accusing the company of being a “copyright troll” that runs “essentially a paralegal service masquerading as a porn company.”
Stagliano Prosecutors OK Films to Be Shown in Entirety to Jurors
Jun 14, 2010 9:45 AM PDTFederal prosecutors said they don't object to John Stagliano's request to show in entirety the adult films that are the basis for his and his companies' obscenity prosecution.
Corbin Fisher Awarded $1.75M in Piracy Case
Jun 10, 2010 2:30 PM PDTA federal court has awarded gay adult studio Corbin Fisher a $1.75 million default judgment against Eric Brown, one of the defendants in the studio’s copyright infringement case filed last December.
Feds to Review Gay Blood-Donor Ban
Jun 10, 2010 12:00 PM PDTA federal advisory committee has begun hearings to consider changing its long-standing policy banning men who have had sex with other men from giving blood.
Bright Imperial Claims It Owns 116 Other RedTube Domain Names
Jun 8, 2010 10:45 AM PDTOperators of RedTube.com have revealed that they have amassed 116 similar domains that are linked to its highly trafficked tube site.
WEB / TECH NEWS
The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement
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