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Shipment of 'Obscene' Comics Seized By Canadian Authorities

Shipment of 'Obscene' Comics Seized By Canadian Authorities

Jun 8, 2007 11:00 AM PDT
A shipment of erotic comic books slated to be delivered to the Montreal location of gay-themed chain store Priape earlier this year was seized by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) because the comics were deemed to be obscene, according to the Canadian “queer news” site Xtra.ca.
Webmaster Pleads Guilty to Obscenity Charges in Fla.

Webmaster Pleads Guilty to Obscenity Charges in Fla.

Jun 8, 2007 9:00 AM PDT
Danilo Simoes Croce, the Brazilian webmaster who operated domains under the company name Lex Multimedia, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single count of conspiracy to use the mail for delivery of obscene material, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Would-Be Teacher Demands FBI Explain His 'Association' With Porn

Would-Be Teacher Demands FBI Explain His 'Association' With Porn

Jun 8, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
Teaching candidate John Rougeou has sued the FBI in Federal Court, demanding records that would “explain his association with pornographic materials."
Panama City Judge Declares Fred Salaff Not Guilty

Panama City Judge Declares Fred Salaff Not Guilty

Jun 7, 2007 4:00 PM PDT
American adult film producer Fred Salaff has been deemed not guilty of prostitution and faulty paperwork charges. He has been under house arrest, barred from seeking employment, since his arrest more than two years ago.
Amero Granted New Trial in Online Porn Case

Amero Granted New Trial in Online Porn Case

Jun 7, 2007 3:30 PM PDT
The substitute teacher convicted in January on four counts of risk of injury to a minor after allegedly failing to prevent a classroom of seventh graders from seeing online pornography has been granted a new trial.
Evil Angel Piracy Case Set for June 26

Evil Angel Piracy Case Set for June 26

Jun 7, 2007 10:10 AM PDT
Adult studio Evil Angel is scheduled to bring its copyright and piracy case against Canada's Kaytel Video Distribution to court June 26.
Indian Health Officials Give Condoms at Illegal Porn Theaters

Indian Health Officials Give Condoms at Illegal Porn Theaters

Jun 6, 2007 2:27 PM PDT
In an effort to spread awareness and prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, health officials in the western part of the country are handing out condoms outside of theaters that screen illegal adult films.
Joe Francis to Remain in Reno Jail

Joe Francis to Remain in Reno Jail

Jun 6, 2007 11:15 AM PDT
After a Tuesday release, Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis has chosen to remain in jail, his lawyer said, in order to avoid another jail sentence — without bail — for new charges in Florida, where he previously served time for contempt of court.
Appeals Court Upholds FCC VoIP Policy

Appeals Court Upholds FCC VoIP Policy

Jun 6, 2007 8:00 AM PDT
In a ruling issued late last week, a U.S. appeals court upheld a Federal Communications Commission ruling that requires VoIP providers to contribute a portion of their earnings into the Universal Service Fund.
Adult Store Pressured to Move by Downtown L.A. Residents

Adult Store Pressured to Move by Downtown L.A. Residents

Jun 5, 2007 1:30 PM PDT
Amid the renaissance of high-rise lofts and luxury living in downtown Los Angeles stands an adult video store whose very presence has its neighbors up in arms.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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 »

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... More »
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