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APAC, FSC Respond to Cal/OSHA Over Proposed Porn Regs
Nov 3, 2015 4:34 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition and APAC today submitted a formal response to Cal/OSHA over the proposed regulations that would mandate not only condoms but also goggles, dental dams and other skin protections to would prevent bodily fluid contact.
Nude Activists Settle Suit Against City of San Francisco
Nov 3, 2015 1:21 PM PSTThe City of San Francisco and two of its most famous nude activists, Gypsy Taub and George Davis, formally settled a suit stemming from the San Francisco Police Department’s denial of a parade permit for a “nude-in” parade.
AshleyMadison Member Seeks Class-Action Status in Fembots Suit
Nov 2, 2015 3:55 PM PSTA former AshleyMadison.com member claims that the online cheating site not only embarrassed people after a massive data leak this past summer, it bamboozled men by concealing that only 15 percent of its users were real women.
Backpage Appeal Is of ‘Critical Importance,’ Industry Attorney Says
Nov 2, 2015 1:02 PM PSTA recently filed amicus brief from the CATO Institute and the Reason Foundation in the Backpage case debunks the repeated myths circulated about sex trafficking and highlights the governmental efforts to conflate prostitution with trafficking, according to industry attorney Lawrence Walters.
3rd Circuit Requests Supplemental Briefs Prior to 2257 Oral Arguments
Nov 1, 2015 6:00 AM PSTThe 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has alerted counsel for Free Speech Coalition and the Justice Department that it is seeking “supplemental briefing” addressing the applicability of City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres Inc. to the appellate case over the legality of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2257-2257A, the recordkeeping statutes for adult producers.
E.U. Outlaws Porn Filters, U.K. Prime Minister Defiant
Oct 28, 2015 11:57 AM PDTU.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is outraged that the recent net neutrality laws passed by the European Parliament will outlaw his government-mandated porn filters, which block adult content by default on some ISPs unless consumers opt-out of them.
RT America Talks California Sex Laws With Jessica Drake
Oct 28, 2015 10:53 AM PDTAdult entertainment actress and sex educator Jessica Drake of Wicked Pictures recently discussed California's new laws on sex education, and its 'yes means yes' policy, as a featured guest on RT America.
Wentworth Sentenced to Nearly 6 Years in Federal Prison
Oct 27, 2015 2:26 PM PDTA federal judge today sentenced gay porn star Jarec Wentworth to five years and 10 months in prison. He also was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his 70-month prison term.
Publicity Mounts Over ‘Revenge of the Petites’ Shoot
Oct 27, 2015 12:01 PM PDTATKingdom keeps on riding a wave of publicity after it was disclosed earlier this month that it filmed “Revenge of the Petites” at a Los Angeles high school.
E.U. Passes Net Neutrality Laws, Rejects Loophole-Closing Amendments
Oct 27, 2015 10:43 AM PDTWhen the European Parliament voted in favor of net neutrality legislation on Tuesday afternoon, they rejected four loophole-killing amendments that would have more strongly prevented tiered Internet services.
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Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.
Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General...
Could Adult Content Be Banned?
Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,...