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PFF Updates 'Parental Controls & Online Child Protection' Report
Mar 27, 2008 11:00 AM PDTThe Progress & Freedom Foundation has released version 3.0 of Adam Thierer's special report, "Parental Controls and Online Child Protection: A Survey of Tools & Methods."
Federal Judge Keeps Joe Francis From Phoenix Forum
Mar 26, 2008 5:00 PM PDTA federal judge has denied a motion by lawyers for "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis requesting that Francis be allowed to attend the Phoenix Forum this week.
Minors' Photos on Adult Site Prompt Calif. Bill
Mar 26, 2008 12:00 PM PDTPosting photographs of minors taken at public events on adult websites would become a crime under legislation approved Tuesday by the Assembly Public Safety Committee.
Indonesia Set to Pass Bill Banning Online Porn
Mar 26, 2008 9:00 AM PDTThe Indonesian House of Representatives is poised to pass a bill that would criminalize viewing and distributing online pornography, imposing years in prison and hefty fines against offenders.
Colorado Legislature Considers New ‘Harmful to Minors’ Bill
Mar 26, 2008 7:00 AM PDTA bill that would reintroduce restrictions on material deemed “harmful to minors” reportedly is slowly making its way through the Colorado Senate, with some senators expressing concerns about the constitutionality and enforceability of the measure.
German Court: Arcor Does Not Have to Block Google, YouPorn
Mar 26, 2008 5:00 AM PDTA German court recently threw out a petition filed by Huch Medien GmbH, the company that owns and operates AmateurStar.de, asking the court to force the German ISP Arcor to Google.de and Google.com in order to prevent the display of adult images without age verification.
XBIZ Launches GLBT Brand and News Portal
Mar 25, 2008 4:00 PM PDTXBIZ is pleased to announce the launch of news portal XBIZ GLBT at glbt.xbiz.com. Created with the mission to best inform and educate members of the GLBT business community, the new portal provides timely and comprehensive coverage of both the video and online sectors as they relate to the GLBT industry.
Adult Store Sues County Over Ordinance
Mar 25, 2008 12:00 PM PDTOwners of a controversial adult entertainment center in Missouri have filed a federal lawsuit to overturn a county ordinance passed in January that places restrictions on adult entertainment venues.
Controversial Author Banned From the U.S.
Mar 25, 2008 5:00 AM PDTAuthor Sebastian Horsley was banned from entering the U.S. last week, after several hours of questioning by U.S. Customs agents at New Jersey’s Newark airport.
Too Much Media Responds to NR Media Claims
Mar 24, 2008 5:30 PM PDTToo Much Media (TMM) has issued an official statement responding to the claims made by Naked Rhino and NR Media in that company’s motion to amend its lawsuit pending against TMM in federal court.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
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...
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...