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Michael Lucas Says Airbnb Mansion Suit Is Bogus

Michael Lucas Says Airbnb Mansion Suit Is Bogus

Nov 24, 2015 4:32 PM PST
Gay adult film producer Michael Lucas said that there’s no merit to any of the claims made by the owner of a mansion in Ojai, Calif.
Retired Porn Director Dave Pounder Loses Appeals Court Case

Retired Porn Director Dave Pounder Loses Appeals Court Case

Nov 23, 2015 4:55 PM PST
Dave Pounder, the retired adult film producer, director and performer, has lost an appeal at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Danica Dillon Sues Reality TV Star Josh Duggar

Danica Dillon Sues Reality TV Star Josh Duggar

Nov 20, 2015 5:18 PM PST
Adult 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

5 More Penis Pill Brands Blacklisted

Nov 20, 2015 4:45 PM PST
The Food and Drug Administration today advised consumers to not purchase five penis pill brands.
Backpage.com’s CEO Is No-Show at Senate Hearing

Backpage.com’s CEO Is No-Show at Senate Hearing

Nov 20, 2015 1:19 PM PST
Senators 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

Arbitrators Deny Cybersquatting Claims Involving ‘Porntube’ Mark

Nov 19, 2015 3:23 PM PST
An 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

7th Circuit Orders Cook County Sheriff to Back Off Backpage.com

Nov 18, 2015 3:01 PM PST
A 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

Sky UK Warns Customers of Porn Piracy Demand Letters

Nov 17, 2015 10:36 AM PST
Sky 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

Another Prenda Attorney Faces an Ethics Complaint

Nov 16, 2015 4:23 PM PST
A 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

London Porn Protest Slated for Dec. 12

Nov 16, 2015 3:24 PM PST
One year after demonstrators convened outside Parliament to protest a change in regulations for online adult content distributors, organizers are planning another one.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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