XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Federal Judge Ends Class-Action Suit Over 'Grand Theft Auto' Sex Scene
Aug 4, 2008 6:00 AM PDTDespite the outrage over a hidden sex scene in a "Grand Theft Auto" game, a federal judge has derailed a class-action suit against the game's makers.
Appeals Court Denies En Banc Rehearing in Texas Sex Toy Case
Aug 2, 2008 10:00 AM PDTA federal appeals court yesterday denied a petition for a rehearing en banc in Reliable Consultants vs. Earle, a case that involves a 1970s Texas law that makes it a crime to promote or sell sex toys in the state that was struck down as unconstitutional in February by a three-judge panel of the same court.
XSF '08 Legal Seminar Available for Viewing Online
Aug 1, 2008 4:00 PM PDTThe Legal Obscenities seminar that took place at XBIZ Summer Forum ’08 is now available for viewing on the event website. The seminar features an outstanding lineup of industry attorneys and Evil Angel’s John Stagliano, who was recently charged in federal court with obscenity.
Pa. Probes MySpace For Sex Offenders
Aug 1, 2008 10:45 AM PDTThe Pennsylvania Attorney General said that the government is reviewing the records of approximately 200 registered sex offenders who also have accounts on MySpace.
Pepper Legal Offers Online Business DVD
Jul 31, 2008 3:00 PM PDTAdult industry attorney Dan Pepper has released an instructional DVD entitled "The Legal Considerations of Starting an Online Business."
YouTube's Porn Policy Might Land It in Legal Trouble
Jul 31, 2008 9:00 AM PDTHow hard is it to find porn on YouTube? Hard enough that the Internet giant might be inadvertently opening itself up to increased legal scrutiny.
Tokyo Police Make Record Child Porn Bust
Jul 30, 2008 3:00 PM PDTTokyo police arrested 11 people who were involved in one of the largest child porn rings in the nation's history.
Special Report: Digital Piracy's International Challenges
Jul 30, 2008 2:00 PM PDTThe digital pirates who steal adult content on the Internet are not only in the U.S.; they are in countries all over the world, and the person doing the stealing could be anywhere from the Ukraine to Brazil to Japan.
N.J. Legislative Computers Get Porn Filters
Jul 30, 2008 8:00 AM PDTIn response to allegations that Assemblyman Neil Cohen (D-Union) possessed child pornography on a computer in his legislative office, lawmakers have ordered Internet filters installed on all legislative computers.
Michigan Bill Would Limit Adult-Oriented Signs
Jul 30, 2008 6:00 AM PDTThe Michigan State Senate last month approved legislation that would place fees and limits on advertising at adult-oriented businesses.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...