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University of Maryland to Set Porn Policy

University of Maryland to Set Porn Policy

Apr 10, 2009 3:00 PM PDT
The fallout from last week's canceled screening of "Pirates II" continues as the University System of Maryland's Board of Regents today directed Chancellor William E. Kirwan to develop policy recommendations for sexually explicit material on campus.
Calif. Bill Would Expand Illegal-Image Prosecutions

Calif. Bill Would Expand Illegal-Image Prosecutions

Apr 10, 2009 1:30 PM PDT
A bill is wending through California's Legislature that would rewrite obscenity and child porn laws and provide more ammunition to prosecutors by treating each illegal image as a “distinct and separate offense.”
TeenRevenue Founder Slaps RedTube With $40M Suit

TeenRevenue Founder Slaps RedTube With $40M Suit

Apr 9, 2009 4:30 PM PDT
Kevin Cammarata, TeenRevenue's founder, has filed a $40 million lawsuit against operators of RedTube.
Sweden Targets Adult Webcam Tax Evaders

Sweden Targets Adult Webcam Tax Evaders

Apr 9, 2009 7:00 AM PDT
The Skatteverket, also known as Sweden’s tax authority, has turned its attention to adult webcam performers who may not be paying their fair share of personal income tax.
4 Countries on Tax Haven List Pledge to Comply

4 Countries on Tax Haven List Pledge to Comply

Apr 7, 2009 12:45 PM PDT
Costa Rica, the Philippines, Malaysia and Uruguay are now off a black list of countries that have not committed to the internationally agreed tax standards.
Privacy Claim Based on Republication of Web Posting Is Rejected

Privacy Claim Based on Republication of Web Posting Is Rejected

Apr 6, 2009 4:15 PM PDT
Comments posted on a publicly accessible website are not private and the poster cannot sue for invasion of privacy when the comments are republished, according to a California appellate court.
AFF Still a Defendant in Epic Cash’s Suit Against Zango, Judge Rules

AFF Still a Defendant in Epic Cash’s Suit Against Zango, Judge Rules

Apr 6, 2009 3:00 PM PDT
A Santa Clara Superior Court judge last week rejected AdultFriendFinder’s motion to dismiss as co-defendant from a suit brought on by affiliate program Epic Cash over Zango’s pop-up advertising.
U.S. Judge Rules Md. County’s Strip Club Law Unconstitutional

U.S. Judge Rules Md. County’s Strip Club Law Unconstitutional

Apr 6, 2009 7:00 AM PDT
A federal judge Thursday struck down a Prince George’s County law that would have erased from the map most strip clubs that serve alcohol.
Judge: Pole Dancing Is Art Qualifying for Sales Tax Exemption

Judge: Pole Dancing Is Art Qualifying for Sales Tax Exemption

Apr 4, 2009 12:00 PM PDT
Pole dancing is "no small feat" — and it's also art qualifying for a tax exemption. That was the bottom line for a judge, who ruled in favor of Nite Moves, a Latham, N.Y., all-nude strip club.
Charges Reduced in L & M Optical West I.D. Theft Case

Charges Reduced in L & M Optical West I.D. Theft Case

Apr 3, 2009 2:00 PM PDT
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has decided to reduce felony identity theft charges to misdemeanors for former employees of L & M Optical West who used fake I.D.s and social security numbers to obtain employment at the company.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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