XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Attorney Tries to Bring SexSearch Suit Into Class Action
Apr 9, 2007 9:54 AM PDTIn a case that underlies the inherent risks to social networking and dating sites that allow users to post their own content, a lawsuit involving one of the adult industry’s best known brands could be taking another turn.
Joe Francis Defies Judge, Appeals Court Order
Apr 6, 2007 4:00 PM PDT"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis failed to appear in court as ordered by Judge Richard Smoak, and has appealed the judge's order to have Francis jailed for contempt of court.
John T. Bone Arrested in Thailand
Apr 6, 2007 1:50 PM PDTLocal police arrested British pornographer John Gilbert Bowen, aka John T. Bone, along with two associates, today in Thailand. According to the Pattaya Daily News, the trio will be charged with various offenses in relation to the production and sale of pornography and could face deportation.
Playboy Editor Cleared in Indonesia Court
Apr 5, 2007 2:00 PM PDTPlayboy Indonesia's editor-in-chief has been cleared of charges of distributing indecent pictures to the public and making money from them, which could have led to a sentence of as long as 32 months.
U.S. Judge Orders Joe Francis Jailed
Apr 5, 2007 9:16 AM PDTU.S. District Judge Richard Smoak has ordered "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis to turn himself in to authorities by noon CDT today to begin serving jail time for contempt of court.
Ohio Man Sues Over Minor’s Access to SexSearch
Apr 4, 2007 4:42 PM PDTSexSearch.com has found itself on the legal defense after an Ohio man filed suit claiming the social networking company allowed him to chat online with a minor, later having sex with her.
Texas Study to Focus on Impact of Adult Businesses
Apr 4, 2007 7:00 AM PDTThe Texas City Attorneys Association is asking cities throughout the state to contribute toward a $100,000 study that would focus on the impact adult stores have on communities.
Scott Stapp, Red Light District Settle Suit Over Sex Tape
Apr 3, 2007 2:24 PM PDTFormer Creed frontman Scott Stapp has settled his invasion of privacy lawsuit against Red Light District over the release of a sex tape starring himself, Kid Rock and four groupies that was filmed aboard a tour bus in 1999.
U.S. Judge Dismisses Some of FSC’s 2257 Claims
Apr 3, 2007 10:53 AM PDTThe federal judge hearing the Free Speech Coalition’s case against the U.S. government over 18 U.S.C. §2257 has dismissed some of the adult industry’s claims.
Indian Parliament Finalizes TV Content Code, Allows Adult
Apr 3, 2007 8:49 AM PDTIndian Parliament has finalized the Broadcast Bill, a code of conduct for TV programs that will allow the airing of adult content between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily.
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