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Japanese Adult Producers Caught in Thailand
Sep 12, 2007 1:00 PM PDTInvestigators and police in the resort area of Banglamung arrested the cast and crew of a Japanese adult movie production on Sept. 6, who were filming in abandoned shacks on the beach, next to Tang-Kae Restaurant in Naklua, Chonburi.
EFF Challenges ‘Bogus’ Patent on Internet Subdomains
Sep 12, 2007 9:00 AM PDTThe Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a challenge to what they called a “bogus patent on Internet subdomains” that has been used by the patent holder to intimidate small businesses and technology innovators.
Adult Industry Attorneys Submit 2257 Comments
Sep 12, 2007 7:00 AM PDTAs the public comment period for the proposed revisions to 2257 record-keeping regulations drew to a close Monday, the last-minute submissions included detailed commentary from adult industry attorneys J.D. Obenberger and Lawrence Walters.
German Internet Provider Blocks Adult Sites
Sep 11, 2007 2:00 PM PDTEuropean Internet provider Arcor reportedly is blocking their ISDN/DSL subscribers from access to certain adult-oriented websites. The company is Germany’s second largest provider of fixed line phone.
Save the Date: XBIZ Hollywood '08 Scheduled Feb. 6-8
Sep 11, 2007 12:00 PM PDTThe XBIZ Hollywood '08 Conference and Awards Show has been officially scheduled Feb. 6-8 at the historic Roosevelt Hotel for another year of networking, seminars and business opportunities.
Flava Works Files Lawsuit Against Miami
Sep 11, 2007 7:00 AM PDTFlava Works Inc. has fired back in its legal battle with Miami, filing a lawsuit in which the company claims that the city’s actions against it violate multiple provisions of both the U.S. and Florida constitutions.
China Continues Censorship With Sex Toy TV Ban
Sep 10, 2007 10:30 AM PDTThe government has banned all TV shows featuring sex toys and contraception in another effort to improve Chinese youths' psychological development by censoring media of obscenity, according to reports.
City of Miami Seeks to Shut Down CocoDorm.com
Sep 9, 2007 12:00 PM PDTMIAMI, Fla. — The city of Miami has filed a lawsuit against the owners of CocoDorm.com to force the company out of its current location and claim unpaid zoning violation fines already imposed by the city.
Chinese Ban 2 'Extremely Pornographic' Radio Shows
Sep 8, 2007 6:00 AM PDTChinese authorities have banned two late-night radio shows that discussed sex and drugs for damaging young people and being "extremely pornographic," continuing the recent crackdown on free expression in China.
Charges Filed in 1st P2P-Based Identity Theft Case
Sep 7, 2007 4:00 PM PDTA Seattle resident has been indicted in a case that the Justice Department said is the first case filed charging a suspect with using digital file sharing software to commit identity theft.
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...