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MPAA Supports Illegal Downloading Act, Lists Top 25 Offending Schools

MPAA Supports Illegal Downloading Act, Lists Top 25 Offending Schools

Apr 2, 2007 10:41 AM PDT
The MPAA last week announced its support of the "Curb Illegal Downloading on College Campuses Act of 2007," legislation introduced to give colleges and universities an incentive to crack down on on-campus movie piracy.
Australian Video Chain Venus Loses Battle Over Pirated Porn

Australian Video Chain Venus Loses Battle Over Pirated Porn

Mar 31, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
The Adult Industry Copyright Organisation has prevailed in a claim against one of Australia’s best-known adult video and novelty stores over the sale of pirated adult videos.
U.S. Appeals Court Releases 'Perfect 10' Opinion

U.S. Appeals Court Releases 'Perfect 10' Opinion

Mar 31, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal on Thursday released a 26-page opinion that upholds the court decisions of several lawsuits filed by adult company Perfect 10 against several companies, including web hosting service CWIE and credit-card processor CCBill.
Al Goldstein Announces U.S. Presidential Candidacy

Al Goldstein Announces U.S. Presidential Candidacy

Mar 30, 2007 1:00 PM PDT
Al Goldstein, the former publisher of Screw magazine, has announced his candidacy for the President of the U.S.
Thailand Creates Panel to Censor Online Adult Sites

Thailand Creates Panel to Censor Online Adult Sites

Mar 30, 2007 10:53 AM PDT
Thailand, the top-five producer of online adult websites, has set up a national committee to regulate Internet content to ensure a “safe and creative media.”
Adult Industry Leaders React to .XXX Decision

Adult Industry Leaders React to .XXX Decision

Mar 30, 2007 10:33 AM PDT
In the wake of ICANN's decision this morning not to approve ICM Registry's .XXX sTLD proposal, representatives from the adult world are expressing delight.
ICANN Shoots Down ICM’s .XXX Proposal

ICANN Shoots Down ICM’s .XXX Proposal

Mar 30, 2007 7:48 AM PDT
ICM Registry again failed to become the .XXX sTLD registry after the Internet’s policy-making board shot down its third attempt to get its proposal approved.
Louisiana City Council Bans All New Adult Stores

Louisiana City Council Bans All New Adult Stores

Mar 30, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
The City Council gave final approval of an ordinance that bans any new adult-oriented businesses from operating in the city.
ICANN to File Suit Against RegisterFly

ICANN to File Suit Against RegisterFly

Mar 29, 2007 11:25 AM PDT
Frustrated by RegisterFly operators’ failure to provide registration data to ICANN officials, the Internet policymaking board has decided to file suit seeking a restraining order against the domain registrar, XBIZ has learned.
U.S. Supreme Court to Review Child Porn Law

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Child Porn Law

Mar 27, 2007 11:39 AM PDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review an 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down a federal law that made sending computer messages offering child pornography a criminal offense even when no child pornography exists in the messages.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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... More »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... More »

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,... More »
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