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Justice Department Suggests June Deadline for New 2257 Regs
May 1, 2007 5:00 AM PDTColorado Federal District Court Judge Walker Miller held a status conference with the Free Speech Coalition and its attorneys April 25. The meeting was requested by FSC attorneys in light of Miller’s March 30 ruling, which dismissed some causes of action and allowed others to proceed in light of the Adam Walsh Act’s amendments to 2257.
Teravision Sues Club Jenna, Playboy Over Website Accounting
Apr 30, 2007 5:05 PM PDTTera Patrick’s production studio Teravision is engaged in litigation with both Club Jenna and Playboy over money it alleges both companies owe in regards to revenue earned on ClubTera.com, Patrick’s official website.
Carey, Duke, Douglas Set to Guest on Prime Time Uncensored Tonight
Apr 30, 2007 4:33 PM PDTAdult performer and former gubernatorial candidate Mary Carey, Free Speech Coalition Executive Director Diane Duke and 1st Amendment attorney Jeffrey Douglas will be on PrimeTimeUncensored.com tonight.
Key Rulings Dilute Power of U.S. Patents
Apr 30, 2007 3:25 PM PDTIn two rulings important for the online adult industry, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday has reversed the Federal Circuit — the U.S. appeals court that has jurisdiction over patent appeals — over several key areas of patent law.
Ohio Curfew Bill Leads to New Political Websites
Apr 29, 2007 6:00 AM PDTOhio's adult industry curfew law has led to the creation of two new sites for citizens to voice their concerns to their elected representatives, StopTheHouse.com and StopTheSenate.com.
$1B Antispam Suit Targets Email Harvesters
Apr 28, 2007 6:00 AM PDTA lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by members of Project Honey Pot, a service provided by antispam company Unspam Technologies, is going after email harvesters in what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind.
Koenig, Holio.net File Suit Over XTV Deal
Apr 27, 2007 3:57 PM PDTLong-time adult entrepreneur David Koenig and his company Holio.net have filed suit against Interactive Television Networks Inc. over alleged breaches in their XTV network licensing and distribution deal and a promissory note, XBIZ has learned.
European Parliament Approves Antipiracy Legislation
Apr 27, 2007 9:58 AM PDTThe European Parliament on Wednesday approved legislation that would harmonize individual countries' antipiracy and counterfeiting laws, creating one broad law for all EU nations.
N.Y. Court Changes Definition of 'Depict' to Include Text
Apr 27, 2007 5:00 AM PDTIn a 5-2 decision, the Court of Appeals decided that the word "depict," when used in regards to sending material depicting obscenity to minors, is no longer limited to just images — reserve reversing a previous ruling that left graphic words protected from prosecution.
Nude Appearance May Hurt Law Student's Career
Apr 26, 2007 3:30 PM PDTAdriana Dominguez, a third-year student at Brooklyn Law School, appeared on the "Naked Happy Girls" show on Playboy TV in January. In the last three weeks, a 45-second clip from the show has been circulating among law students and faculty in New York.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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