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U.S. Carriers Could Allow Greater Access to Adult Mobile Content

U.S. Carriers Could Allow Greater Access to Adult Mobile Content

Feb 1, 2008 7:00 AM PST
Industry attorney and XBIZ columnist Greg Piccionelli was quoted, along with ClubJenna president Jay Grdina, in a Reuters article about the future of adult mobile content.
AdultBizLaw.com to Launch at XBIZ Hollywood

AdultBizLaw.com to Launch at XBIZ Hollywood

Jan 31, 2008 4:30 PM PST
Attorney Michael W. Fattorosi has announced the upcoming launch of a new adult industry legal information portal, AdultBizLaw.com, which is slated to coincide with the upcoming XBIZ Hollywood Conference.
EU High Court: Privacy Trumps Copyright — For Now

EU High Court: Privacy Trumps Copyright — For Now

Jan 30, 2008 12:00 PM PST
Content producers cannot compel European telecoms and ISPs to divulge the names and addresses of individuals suspected of violating copyright through use of file-sharing software, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday.
'Deep Throat' Scheduled for Dutch Public TV

'Deep Throat' Scheduled for Dutch Public TV

Jan 30, 2008 9:00 AM PST
Two public broadcasting corporations are planning to show the 1972 film "Deep Throat" as part of a themed night on the history of adult films. Although the film will be aired after midnight — and be part of a discussion program — it is already causing controversy in the Netherlands.
Colo. Lawmaker Wants to Tax Hotel-Room Porn

Colo. Lawmaker Wants to Tax Hotel-Room Porn

Jan 30, 2008 8:00 AM PST
A state lawmaker wants to tax in-room adult movies in hotels and use the money to fund child sex-abuse investigations. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Amy Stephens, R-Monument, currently calls for a 99-cent fee on all in-room movies ordered at hotels, but Stephens said she plans to narrow her proposal to apply to just adult movies.
FCC Proposes Fine of $1.4 Mil for Showing Buttocks

FCC Proposes Fine of $1.4 Mil for Showing Buttocks

Jan 29, 2008 3:00 PM PST
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed fines totaling $1.4 million against 52 ABC Television Network stations in connection with a 2003 broadcast of the cop show NYPD Blue.
Court Upholds Conviction in Kazaa-Related CP Case

Court Upholds Conviction in Kazaa-Related CP Case

Jan 29, 2008 2:00 PM PST
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Missouri man on a charge of publishing a “notice” offering to distribute child pornography through his use of the Kazaa file-sharing software.
Scores in Tip Skimming Suit

Scores in Tip Skimming Suit

Jan 27, 2008 6:00 AM PST
Gentlemen's club chain Scores is involved in a lawsuit that claims the company skimmed tip money destined for entertainers.
XBIZ Awards to Be Broadcast Live Online by Video Secrets

XBIZ Awards to Be Broadcast Live Online by Video Secrets

Jan 25, 2008 5:30 PM PST
Live content provider Video Secrets will once again stream the XBIZ Awards live on XBIZ.com, making the anticipated event available to the entire industry.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

Jan 25, 2008 5:00 PM PST
The weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »

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... More »

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... More »
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