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X-Art Lawsuit Over Shoot Location Names NBA Star Chris Bosh as Defendant
May 8, 2017 8:04 AM PDTThey say you can’t judge a book by its cover, and now it seems you also can’t judge a mansion’s interior from its exterior — or so claims X-Art in a lawsuit over a shooting location that allegedly did not measure up to expectations.
Sentencing Delayed for Rentboy.com Founder
May 5, 2017 3:05 PM PDTA federal judge has agreed to a request by the Justice Department to reschedule the sentencing of Rentboy.com founder Jeffrey Hurant.
Perfect 10's Zada: Refusal to Rehear Case Immunizes Automated Piracy
May 2, 2017 1:26 PM PDTThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today refused to rehear its previous decision in the case of Perfect 10 Inc. v. Giganews Inc., which alleged a newsgroup service provider was culpable in the piracy of adult content.
Swiss Court: No Protection for 'Obscene' Trademarks
May 1, 2017 9:36 AM PDTA Swiss court has sided with the nation’s trademark office in a case involving an application for the brand “Mindfuck,” ruling there is no protection for “obscene” trademarks.
Hustler Hollywood Settlement Paves Way for Fresno Store
Apr 21, 2017 12:49 PM PDTA settlement with the city of Fresno has paved way for Hustler Hollywood to open a retail store in the Northern California city, XBIZ has learned.
FSC, AHF Don't Budge at Standards Board Meeting
Apr 20, 2017 4:10 PM PDTThe state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board today heard officials from both the Free Speech Coalition and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation over two competing proposals that could mandate new rules for bloodborne pathogen exposure on adult film sets.
Sex Workers Oppose CDA Amendment
Apr 19, 2017 9:00 AM PDTThe Erotic Service Providers Legal Education and Research Project (ESPLERP), has announced its condemnation of a draft bill circulating through Congress, which undercuts Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) in the name of preventing sex trafficking.
PornHub Gets Unbanned in Russia
Apr 13, 2017 8:36 AM PDTMindGeek’s PornHub once again was made available in Russia, according to reports.
New Zealand Lawmakers to Weigh Whether Porn Is a 'Public Health Crisis'
Apr 11, 2017 4:13 PM PDTA campaign to create new policy by viewing porn as a “public health crisis” will be heard on Wednesday at New Zealand’s Parliament.
ESPLER Project Hits $10K Fundraising Target but Seeks More
Apr 10, 2017 4:34 PM PDTThe Erotic Service Providers Legal Education and Research project said that has met its Tilt fundraiser target of $10,000 as part of its fundraising effort for its lawsuit challenging California’s anti-prostitution law.
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