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Danica Dillon Sues Reality TV Star Josh Duggar
Nov 20, 2015 5:18 PM PSTAdult film star and feature dancer Danica Dillon has filed suit against suing Josh Duggar, claiming the reality TV star assaulted her on at least two occasions when consensual sex turned rough.
5 More Penis Pill Brands Blacklisted
Nov 20, 2015 4:45 PM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration today advised consumers to not purchase five penis pill brands.
Backpage.com’s CEO Is No-Show at Senate Hearing
Nov 20, 2015 1:19 PM PSTSenators investigating sex trafficking blasted the CEO of Backpage.com for failing to show up at a hearing this week despite being subject to a subpoena.
Arbitrators Deny Cybersquatting Claims Involving ‘Porntube’ Mark
Nov 19, 2015 3:23 PM PSTAn arbitration panel, 2-1, recently denied cybersquatting claims against the operator of two domains that incorporate “porntube” within its website names.
7th Circuit Orders Cook County Sheriff to Back Off Backpage.com
Nov 18, 2015 3:01 PM PSTA federal appeals court this week ordered the Cook County Sheriff’s Department to halt lobbying major credit card companies that do business with Backpage.com.
Sky UK Warns Customers of Porn Piracy Demand Letters
Nov 17, 2015 10:36 AM PSTSky UK Ltd. has sent out letters to thousands of its broadband customers warning them that they could receive demand letters from Golden Eye International for porn downloaded through torrent sites.
Another Prenda Attorney Faces an Ethics Complaint
Nov 16, 2015 4:23 PM PSTA Minnesota state board that probes attorney ethics complaints is seeking to suspend or disbar Paul Hansmeier, a former partner of now-dissolved Prenda Law firm, which was notorious for exacting payments from porn piracy defendants through court-approved subpoenas.
London Porn Protest Slated for Dec. 12
Nov 16, 2015 3:24 PM PSTOne year after demonstrators convened outside Parliament to protest a change in regulations for online adult content distributors, organizers are planning another one.
FSC, Justice Dept. File 2257 Briefs Prior to Oral Arguments
Nov 16, 2015 1:39 PM PSTThe 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday received supplemental briefs from the Free Speech Coalition and the Justice Department addressing the applicability of City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres Inc. to the appellate case over the legality of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257-2257A, the recordkeeping statutes for adult producers.
Arbitrator Rejects ‘Sexy Jobs’ Cybersquatting Claims
Nov 16, 2015 12:30 PM PSTAn arbitrator last week tossed cybersquatting claims involving three domain names used by a company that offers employment services for adult live cam models.
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