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Ventura County OKs Porn-Condom Ordinance
Tuesday, May 07, 2013Ventura County's Board of Supervisors voted today to approve an ordinance that mirrors Measure B, the Los Angeles County law requiring mandatory condoms in porn productions.
$40M Suit Alleges BadBoyReport 'Scraped' Content
Tuesday, May 07, 2013Operators of Cheaterville.com last month filed a $40 million copyright suit against BadBoyReport.com, a rival social network site that is alleged to have "scraped" cheaters' data and photos.
APC4C Formed to Combat AB 332, Measure B
Tuesday, May 07, 2013Former adult actress Lydia Lee and the FSC’s Diane Duke and Joanne Cachapero have formed the Adult Performers Coalition For Choice (APC4C), an outreach organization dedicated to toppling Measure B and barring the passage of AB 332.
Sanctions Ordered Against Porn-Piracy Litigants
Tuesday, May 07, 2013A federal judge lowered the boom yesterday and ordered $81,000 in sanctions against the Prenda Law Firm, attorney John Steele and other affiliated lawyers, as well as two adult film copyright holders, AF Holdings LLC and Ingenuity 13 LLC.
Joe Francis Convicted of Assault, False Imprisonment
Monday, May 06, 2013Joe Francis was found guilty Monday of misdemeanor counts of assault and false imprisonment as part of a criminal complaint after an altercation involving three women at a Hollywood nightclub in 2011.
Senate Passes Online Sales Tax Bill
Monday, May 06, 2013The Senate on Monday passed a bill that would empower states to require businesses with more than $1 million in out-of-state sales to collect taxes for products they sell on the Internet.
We-Vibe vs. LELO: What Resellers Should Know
Friday, May 03, 2013With cease-and-desist notices implicating resellers in the patent suits between Standard Innovation Corp. and LELO, distributors and retailers, as well as the manufacturers themselves, are speaking out about the ongoing legal battle.
Lylith LaVey Claims Mr. Marcus Shoot Led to Emotional Distress
Friday, May 03, 2013Mr. Marcus' attorney says that performer Lylith LaVey's emotional distress suit against the male porn star at epicenter of last year's syphilis-infection outbreak is full of holes because she knew the risks involved in shoots.
AB 332's Next Hearing Slated for Wednesday
Friday, May 03, 2013California's Assembly Appropriations Committee will hear AB 332 as the 25th item on a slate of about 150 bills on Wednesday.
Judgment Motion Vacated as AHF Enters Measure B Suit
Thursday, May 02, 2013U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson yesterday vacated Vivid Entertainment's motion for judgment to invalidate Measure B, Los Angeles County's voter-approved law that mandates condoms on porn shoots.
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Pleasure Products 2013: Delivering the Goods
What does 2013 hold for distributors of pleasure products? Will new market trends develop or will business continue on the previous year’s trajectory? To get an overview of market outlooks we contacted...