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London Porn Protest Slated for Saturday
Dec 11, 2015 11:34 AM PSTOrganizers are gearing up for Saturday’s porn protest outside of Parliament in London.
MetArt Sues DrTuber.com for Copyright Infringement
Dec 9, 2015 4:01 PM PSTPorn membership site MetArt last month filed a federal lawsuit against DrTuber.com and its operator, claiming copyright and trademark infringement charges after it allegedly found 22 of its copyrighted videos on the adult tube site.
FSC, Justice Dept. Give Opposing Arguments at 2257 Hearing
Dec 9, 2015 10:50 AM PSTAttorneys for the Free Speech Coalition and the Justice Department gave opposing arguments today in an appellate hearing over 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257, 2257A, the federal recordkeeping statutes that govern sexually explicit material in the U.S.
DrTuber, ShooshTime Hit With Infringement Claims
Dec 8, 2015 2:54 PM PSTAMA Multimedia LLC — the operator of more than 20 porn membership sites, including Passion-HD.com, Tiny4K.com and PornPros.com — last month filed two copyright infringement lawsuits targeting a number of websites that allegedly poached and streamed its content.
Australia's Parliament Seeks Input to Decide Porn Access
Dec 7, 2015 4:39 PM PSTAustralia’s Parliament says it will be seeking input on whether access to online adult content is harmful for children.
‘No on Measure B’ Campaign Fined $61,500
Dec 7, 2015 4:00 PM PSTCalifornia’s Fair Political Practices Commission has levied $61,500 in fines against opponents of Los Angeles County’s Measure B, the voter-approved 2012 ballot measure that requires talent to wear condoms during sex scenes.
U.K.’s Tax Authority Creates Task Force Targeting Adult Entertainment
Dec 5, 2015 6:00 AM PSTThe U.K.'s tax and customs authority today announced that it has set up its first task force targeting the adult entertainment sector.
FSC Announces Candidates for 2016 Board of Directors
Dec 4, 2015 4:06 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition listed candidates for the 2016 FSC Board of Directors election to be held this month.
Judge Orders Liquidation of Prenda Attorney’s Assets
Dec 4, 2015 10:45 AM PSTA federal bankruptcy court judge yesterday ordered the liquidation of former Prenda Law attorney Paul Hansmeier’s assets, ruling that he had sought bankruptcy protection with one purpose — “to thwart the collection efforts of his creditors.”
Report: Big Banking vs. Sex Biz
Dec 3, 2015 4:00 PM PSTA new report is casting light on a problem that is well known to adult entertainment professionals: a growing number of banks want nothing to do with them or their money — but this anti-porn stance is taking a broader toll, because it is also anti-women.
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