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N.H. Lawmakers Weigh Decriminalizing Prostitution
Feb 1, 2016 3:42 PM PSTNew Hampshire lawmakers are considering to decriminalize prostitution statewide.
Cybersquatters Start Buying Up Adult-Branded 'VR' Domains
Jan 28, 2016 2:23 PM PSTWatch out for cybersquatters trying to ride on the coattails of your company’s adult brands by adding “VR” to domain names.
MetArt Sues Tube Site VPorn.com for Infringement
Jan 27, 2016 1:43 PM PSTMembership site MetArt this month filed a $4.35 million federal lawsuit against the operator of VPorn.com, claiming infringement charges after it allegedly found 29 of its copyrighted videos on the adult tube site.
Clips4Sale.com Wins 'Clips4Free' Cybersquatting Case
Jan 27, 2016 9:34 AM PSTAn arbitrator last week, ruling in a cybersquatting case, has ordered the domain name Clips4Free.com transferred to the company that operates Clips4Sale.com.
Pakistan Orders ISPs to Block 400,000 Porn Sites
Jan 26, 2016 4:02 PM PSTPakistan has asked Internet service providers to block more than 400,000 porn sites as part of a crackdown on "offensive content" in the Muslim-majority nation.
Vivid, AHF Reach Settlement in Measure B Legal Battle
Jan 26, 2016 1:11 PM PSTA settlement has been reached in Vivid Entertainment’s federal lawsuit over Los Angeles County’s Measure B.
ESPLERP: Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Myth Won't Go Away
Jan 25, 2016 8:46 AM PSTThe Erotic Service Providers Legal Education and Research Project (ESPLERP) today called on the media not to help spread the discredited urban myth that there is an increase in sex-trafficking around major sports events such as the Super Bowl.
FSC: 'Adult Industry Facing Gravest Threat Since Nixon Administration'
Jan 21, 2016 3:41 PM PSTThe adult business is facing restrictions on production that rival the obscenity prosecutions of the 1970s and 1980s when production was forced underground by “distorted enforcement of the law,” says Jeffrey Douglas, board chair of the Free Speech Coalition and industry attorney.
Video: Fiona Patten Visits With Calif. Lawmakers
Jan 21, 2016 1:42 PM PSTFiona Patten, who leads Australia’s Sex Party and is a member of Parliament in Victoria, is making the rounds at California’s state capitol, meeting and greeting legislators.
FSC Appoints Eric Paul Leue as Executive Director
Jan 21, 2016 7:02 AM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition today said that longtime entrepreneur and HIV/AIDS activist Eric Paul Leue will take over as executive director of the adult industry trade organization.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant
Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for...
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...