XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Japan To Outlaw Possession of Child Pornography
Mar 10, 2008 2:30 PM PDTJapan and Russia were the only G8 countries yet to outlaw the possession of child pornography. Soon, that dubious distinction will be Russia's alone.
Cornetta Found in Contempt in Love Shack Controversy
Mar 10, 2008 1:15 PM PDTLove Shack owner John Cornetta has been found in contempt of court for continuing to operate the business in Johns Creek, Ga.
Johns Creek Takes Love Shack to Court Monday
Mar 9, 2008 12:00 PM PDTThe city of Johns Creek is asking a judge to find the owner of the Love Shack in contempt, which could lead to jail, a fine or closing the adult-themed store, or all of the above.
GGW's Joe Francis Denied Bail in Reno
Mar 9, 2008 10:00 AM PDTGirls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis has failed in his bid to win release from jail in Reno without facing extradition back to Florida, where charges stemming from a 2003 arrest for purportedly filming underage girls are still pending.
SXSW Interactive Plans 'Porn Police' Panel Saturday
Mar 8, 2008 6:00 AM PSTThe South by Southwest Interactive Festival will hold a discussion of federal regulations governing explicit materials produced for public distribution on Saturday.
Trial Date Set in Va. Obscenity Case
Mar 7, 2008 3:00 PM PSTA June 17 trial date has been set in the case of After Hours Video owner Rick Krial and a store clerk who were indicted on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts of obscenity.
‘Obscene’ Videos Prompt Arrests in Japan
Mar 5, 2008 9:00 AM PSTFive men were arrested over the weekend, including the head of the screening department of the Nihon Ethics of Video Association (NEVA) Katsumi Ono, for failure to screen two DVDs that did not comply with obscenity standards.
Cyberheat Settles With FTC Over Illegal Spam Charges Related to Affiliates
Mar 4, 2008 6:00 PM PSTArizona-based Cyberheat has entered into a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice over charges related to the sending of illegal spam by the company's affiliates.
Indicted Va. Movie Gallery Store Removes Adult Videos
Mar 4, 2008 2:30 PM PSTA Kilmarnock, Va., Movie Gallery store that had been indicted by a grand jury on public nuisance charges last November has removed adult-themed videos from its stock.
Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Spammer Conviction
Mar 4, 2008 2:00 PM PSTOn Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld the first felony conviction for spamming against Jeremy Jaynes, once listed as the eighth worst spammer in the world by The Spamhaus Project Registry of Known Spammer Organizations.
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