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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.
FSC, Justice Dept. File 2257 Briefs Prior to Oral Arguments

FSC, Justice Dept. File 2257 Briefs Prior to Oral Arguments

Nov 16, 2015 1:39 PM PST
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday received supplemental briefs from the Free Speech Coalition and the Justice Department addressing the applicability of City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres Inc. to the appellate case over the legality of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257-2257A, the recordkeeping statutes for adult producers.
Arbitrator Rejects ‘Sexy Jobs’ Cybersquatting Claims

Arbitrator Rejects ‘Sexy Jobs’ Cybersquatting Claims

Nov 16, 2015 12:30 PM PST
An arbitrator last week tossed cybersquatting claims involving three domain names used by a company that offers employment services for adult live cam models.
Malaysia Cuts Off Access to More Than 1,000 Adult Websites

Malaysia Cuts Off Access to More Than 1,000 Adult Websites

Nov 10, 2015 8:58 AM PST
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission today said it has blocked more than 1,000 porn websites in its “continuous effort to preserve good values upheld by the plural and multi-religious society in the country.”
FALA Sides With Redskins in Trademark Case

FALA Sides With Redskins in Trademark Case

Nov 9, 2015 11:46 AM PST
The First Amendment Lawyers Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the cancellation of the Washington Redskin’s trademarks.
L.A. Times Weighs In on Calif. Condom Ballot Initiative

L.A. Times Weighs In on Calif. Condom Ballot Initiative

Nov 9, 2015 9:45 AM PST
The Los Angeles Times has published a political commentary piece on the question of whether the AIDS Healthcare Foundation-sponsored California condom ballot initiative will force porn producers to decamp from the state.
FSC Offers Membership Price Break for Performers

FSC Offers Membership Price Break for Performers

Nov 7, 2015 6:00 AM PST
Adult performers can join industry trade group Free Speech Coalition for $10 in a special promotion.
Measure B Trial Date Slated for Dec. 2016

Measure B Trial Date Slated for Dec. 2016

Nov 6, 2015 2:54 PM PST
A proposed Dec. 13, 2016, trial date was submitted to the court today in Vivid Entertainment’s ongoing federal lawsuit over Los Angeles County’s Measure B.
FDA Places Power Khan Penis Pills on Blacklist

FDA Places Power Khan Penis Pills on Blacklist

Nov 6, 2015 10:17 AM PST
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it is advising consumers not to purchase or use Power Khan, a product promoted for sexual enhancement.

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