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Pro-Adult Article Published in Vanderbilt Law Journal

Pro-Adult Article Published in Vanderbilt Law Journal

Mar 8, 2007 3:45 PM PST
The Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law has published what is reported to be the first recognized scholarly article to challenge the antiporn sentiments that so often dominate published academic studies.
S.F. Planning Commission Holds Hearing on Kink.com Building

S.F. Planning Commission Holds Hearing on Kink.com Building

Mar 8, 2007 3:00 PM PST
The Planning Commission held a public hearing Thursday for community members to voice their opinions regarding bondage site Kink.com’s move to the historic armory building on Mission Street.
N.Y. Times Admits Reporter Paid Source in Online Teen Porn Story

N.Y. Times Admits Reporter Paid Source in Online Teen Porn Story

Mar 8, 2007 12:30 PM PST
The New York Times has admitted that former staff writer Kurt Eichenwald paid his source, Justin Berry, in order to gain his trust for a 2005 expose on teen porn websites.
XBIZ Hollywood '07 Seminar Videos Now Available

XBIZ Hollywood '07 Seminar Videos Now Available

Mar 7, 2007 3:40 PM PST
For members of the adult entertainment industry who missed the XBIZ Hollywood ’07 Industry Conference, or for those who simply want to relive the event’s informative moments, XBIZ has made video available from several of the key seminars and speeches from the show.
Judge Dismisses Falcon Foto’s State Law Claims Against Porn Kings

Judge Dismisses Falcon Foto’s State Law Claims Against Porn Kings

Mar 7, 2007 2:30 PM PST
U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik has granted a motion to dismiss Falcon Foto’s state claims against Porn Kings.
Pornographic Spam Hits All-Time Low

Pornographic Spam Hits All-Time Low

Mar 7, 2007 10:27 AM PST
While spam may still be on the rise, at least one category of unwanted email is in decline. Pornographic spam now accounts for a mere 3 percent of all spam worldwide, according to a report issued by security software firm Symantec.
SlaveSpace.com Owner Guilty of Sex Trafficking, Cleared on Obscenity

SlaveSpace.com Owner Guilty of Sex Trafficking, Cleared on Obscenity

Mar 6, 2007 3:30 PM PST
A federal jury returned a mixed verdict for man known as the “S&M Svengali” who operated BDSM site SlaveSpace.com, finding him guilty of sex trafficking and forced labor but declining to side with prosecutors on the obscenity charge.
Microsoft Blasts Google Over Copyright

Microsoft Blasts Google Over Copyright

Mar 6, 2007 2:30 PM PST
Search engine juggernaut Google has made its push into new media at the expense of copyright holders, a top Microsoft lawyer told a gathering of the Association of American Publishers.
Bush Administration Proposes Mandatory ISP Record Keeping

Bush Administration Proposes Mandatory ISP Record Keeping

Mar 6, 2007 5:00 AM PST
The Bush Administration proposed Wednesday that all Internet service providers be required to keep records of users uploading images and videos, information they say would be valuable to fight child pornography, terrorism and other crimes.
Bondage Site Webmaster Sues County Over Alleged Civil Rights Violations

Bondage Site Webmaster Sues County Over Alleged Civil Rights Violations

Mar 5, 2007 2:55 PM PST
Bondage site HouseOfGord.com operators Jeffrey and Susan Marie Owen have filed suit in U.S. District Court against several Kitsap County officials, citing civil rights violations.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »

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 »
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