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Is Bootleg Porn Threatening National Security?
May 12, 2008 4:00 PM PDTOf all the headlines coming from the "war on terror," one that hasn't had much media play is the security threat posed by illegal file traders and bootleg-porn DVD collectors within the U.S. armed forces.
L.A. Times Covers Calif. Bid to Tax Porn
May 11, 2008 10:00 AM PDTA May 8 Los Angeles Times article suggests that because of the state's expected $20 billion budget shortfall several normally far fetched California tax proposals introduced this year actually have a chance of being approved by the divided legislature.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
May 9, 2008 5:00 PM PDTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
Retailers, ACLU Sue to Stop Indiana 'Explicit Materials' Law
May 8, 2008 12:00 PM PDTA lawsuit to stop enforcement of a new Indiana law regarding "sexually explicit materials" was filed yesterday in U.S. District Court. Plaintiffs in the suit included the Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Association of American Publishers, Inc. and the National Association of Recording Merchandisers.
Vivid Entertainment Faces Off With Another Vivid
May 8, 2008 9:00 AM PDTVivid Entertainment attorneys are slated to meet face to face with counsel from Vivid, the San Jose nightclub, in July. A federal magistrate judge has ordered a settlement conference as both parties appear to be deadlocked in a resolve over the marquee name owned by both companies.
XBIZ to Conduct Adult Entertainment Market Research Program
May 7, 2008 2:00 PM PDTXBIZ today announced the launch of XBIZ Research, a survey-driven study program that will ascertain and address through expert analysis market trends that are of inherent interest to the adult entertainment industry.
Silverstone Settles With More Than a Dozen Adult Companies
May 6, 2008 4:15 PM PDTSilverstone has asked a federal judge to dismiss claims after settling with more than a dozen adult companies.
Stormy and ASACP Go to Washington
May 6, 2008 4:00 PM PDTThe Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) will kick off National Internet Safety Month with a press conference in Washington aimed at highlighting recent efforts by the adult entertainment industry to protect children from age-inappropriate Internet content.
Penthouse Asks Judge to Dismiss Claims Over AFF Venture
May 6, 2008 10:00 AM PDTPenthouse Media Group attorneys are seeking dismissal of a case filed by Broadstream Capital Partners, which alleged the adult publisher and licensor breached a deal to acquire Various Inc. as a joint venture.
Father of Murdered Producer Wins Civil Suit Against Cuadra, Kerekes
May 5, 2008 4:00 PM PDTThe estate of murdered gay adult film producer Bryan Kocis has won a default judgment against murder suspects Harlow Cuadra and Joseph Kerekes, filed in the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas.
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