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NY Attorney General Subpoenas Facebook

NY Attorney General Subpoenas Facebook

Sep 25, 2007 3:00 PM PDT
The Attorney General of New York announced Monday that his office is investigating Facebook.com over “representations the company makes about safety measures in place on its website,” and said that the site is not living up to its claims.
ASACP Releases RTA Demo for Mainstream, Adult Support

ASACP Releases RTA Demo for Mainstream, Adult Support

Sep 25, 2007 11:00 AM PDT
ASACP has released an online video to demonstrate the adult industry's commitment to self-regulation through the RTA label.
Court Rejects City’s Request in Topless Protester Case

Court Rejects City’s Request in Topless Protester Case

Sep 25, 2007 10:00 AM PDT
The 5th District Court of Appeals has rejected a last-ditch effort by the city of Daytona Beach to continue its case against top-free protester Elizabeth Book.
Filipino Official Orders BoyBastos.com to Stay Shut

Filipino Official Orders BoyBastos.com to Stay Shut

Sep 25, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
BoyBastos.com, a free adult portal that allowed surfers to access content that allegedly contained images of underage models and did not require age verification for users, has been ordered to remain shut down pending an investigation order, by acting Justice Secretary Agnes Devanadera.
Germany Adopts New DMCA-Like Law

Germany Adopts New DMCA-Like Law

Sep 24, 2007 2:30 PM PDT
With a crackdown on peer-to-peer content sharing sites already in full swing, the upper house of the German parliament last week approved new legislation that is drawing comparisons to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in the U.S.
FSC Offers Discount 2257 Record-Keeping Software

FSC Offers Discount 2257 Record-Keeping Software

Sep 24, 2007 9:15 AM PDT
The Free Speech Coalition has teamed with technology solutions provider ZEI Information Systems to offer its ZEI2257 record-keeping software at a discount for new and existing FSC members.
Filipino Lawmaker Proposes ‘Anti-Cybersex Act’

Filipino Lawmaker Proposes ‘Anti-Cybersex Act’

Sep 21, 2007 3:00 PM PDT
Arguing that cybersex activities “create havoc in the moral, spiritual and psychological make-up of Filipino children,” Rep. Marcelino Teodoro has proposed the Anti-Cybersex Act of 2007, which would impose imprisonment and hefty fines upon its violators.
U.S. Judge OKs IWantU Default Judgment Against iBill

U.S. Judge OKs IWantU Default Judgment Against iBill

Sep 20, 2007 2:00 PM PDT
Counsel for Mana Internet Solutions are preparing final papers in a default judgment against the parent company of former online adult processor iBill. Last month, the federal judge involved in the case entered a default judgment against IBD as a result of their failure to retain attorneys in the case.
Ill. Mayor Vetoes Adult Store Ban Against Town Wishes

Ill. Mayor Vetoes Adult Store Ban Against Town Wishes

Sep 20, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
The mayor vetoed a law passed two weeks ago that would ban adult businesses from the city, despite opposition from town officials.
Court: Web Downloads Not Necessarily ‘Interstate Commerce’

Court: Web Downloads Not Necessarily ‘Interstate Commerce’

Sep 20, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
In a ruling that departed from a previous holding by another federal court, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that merely demonstrating that a defendant used the Internet is not sufficient to prove that the defendant engaged in “interstate commerce.”

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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... More »

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... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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