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Manhunt.net Donates $10,000 to FSC
Feb 18, 2009 4:30 PM PSTGay social networking site Manhunt.net has donated $10,000 to the Free Speech Coalition in an effort to help fund the challenges to 18 U.S.C. §2257.
FSC Sponsors 12th Annual Celebrate Free Speech Lobbying Days
Feb 18, 2009 2:30 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition is sponsoring the 12th annual Celebrate Free Speech Lobbying Days, an advocacy event for adult entertainment industry professionals, in Sacramento March 9-10.
Devinn Lane Drops Vivid, Digital Playground, Others, From Suit
Feb 18, 2009 11:30 AM PSTFormer adult star Devinn Lane has dropped numerous adult entertainment and digital media companies from a lawsuit that claimed they profited from domain names similar to her performer name.
Private Media's Milton Faces Large Tax Bill
Feb 17, 2009 2:30 PM PSTFollowing a Swedish court judgment Private Media Group owner Berth Milton Jr. has been handed a large tax bill that’s in the millions.
TheEroticReview.com Owner Arrested in Alleged Murder-for-Hire Plot
Feb 17, 2009 12:15 PM PSTThe owner of TheEroticReview.com has been arrested in Phoenix on murder conspiracy charges after allegedly hiring a hit man to kill an online adult model who sued him last year.
ASACP Honors Stormy Daniels, Tera Patrick, Evan Seinfeld at XBIZ Awards
Feb 17, 2009 7:00 AM PSTThe Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) honored Stormy Daniels, Tera Patrick, and Evan Seinfeld with its annual Service Recognition Awards on Feb. 12 at the XBIZ Awards.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Feb 16, 2009 5:00 PM PSTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
Criticism Escalates for N.Y. Porn Tax Proposal
Feb 16, 2009 4:30 PM PSTIn light of a $15 billion state budget deficit, N.Y. Gov. David Paterson (D) has proposed an additional 4 percent tax on all "digitally delivered entertainment services," including online adult content.
Indonesian Party Vows Annulment of Controversial Anti-Porn Law
Feb 16, 2009 2:00 PM PSTOpposing parties of Indonesia's controversial anti-pornography law vowed to annul the law at a public debate against the ruling party on Friday.
XBIZ Conference Hosts FSC's 2257 Special Forum
Feb 12, 2009 3:30 PM PSTThe recently finalized amendments to the 18 U.S.C. §2257 federal record-keeping statute and remote-records storage and maintenance by third parties was the subject of a special meeting held today, which was attended by a distinguished group of adult industry insiders.
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