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‘Spam King’ Could Face Up to 26 Years in Prison
Mar 17, 2008 1:00 PM PDTRobert Soloway, the so-called “king of spam,” is facing up to 26 years in prison after pleading guilty on Friday to charges of mail fraud, fraud in connection with email and tax evasion.
Tenn. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Strip Club
Mar 15, 2008 6:00 AM PDTThe Tennessee Court of Appeals Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling in favor of a strip club forced to close by local officials, later reopened under court order.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Mar 14, 2008 5:00 PM PDTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
A New Legal Reality Emerges in Bush's Last Year
Mar 14, 2008 5:00 AM PDTMany are wondering if the days of governmental harassment and politically motivated prosecutions of the industry are finally over.
Joe Francis Pleads No Contest in Florida
Mar 12, 2008 2:00 PM PDT"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis pleaded no contest today to child abuse and prostitution charges in Panama City. He was sentenced to 339 days in jail, but got credit for the last year he has spent in jail in Bay County, Fla., and in Reno, Nev.
$1.4 Million Copyright Award Sets a Record for AICO
Mar 12, 2008 12:00 PM PDTAn Australian federal court has ordered Jim Karakikes and his company, Digital Sinema Australia, to pay more than $900,000 to Calvista Australia.
Chinese Tube Site Tudou.com Could Be Shut Down
Mar 12, 2008 5:00 AM PDTMedia officials in China have been rumored to have ordered the takedown of Tudou.com., China’s equivalent of YouTube, after the video-hosting site reportedly failed to remove video clips deemed inappropriate by government Internet watchdogs.
Lawsuit Claims Hustler Violated Copyright
Mar 11, 2008 5:00 PM PDTPhotos taken of former WKBN news anchor Catherine Bosley have spawned yet another lawsuit, this time targeting adult entertainment giants Hustler Inc. and its sister company, LFP Inc.
FSC Sets Dates for Celebrate Free Speech Lobbying Days
Mar 11, 2008 10:30 AM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition announced today that it has set April 20 and 21 as the dates for its 11th annual Celebrate Free Speech Lobbying Day in Sacramento.
Francis Now Granted Bail in Reno
Mar 10, 2008 10:00 PM PDTThe cross-country legal saga of "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis took another turn today when he was granted bail in Reno by U.S. Magistrate Robert McQuaid.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment
The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The...
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...