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Ducati Sues Director Kerkove
Oct 26, 2006 1:00 PM PDTDucati Productions owner Kevin Ducati has filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against director Arland “Skeeter” Kerkove.
Jill Kelly Sues Penthouse
Oct 25, 2006 4:02 PM PDTJill Kelly filed suit Tuesday in a federal bankruptcy court against Penthouse Digital Media Productions in an attempt to retain the trademark on her name. Penthouse in April purchased Jill Kelly Productions assets for $1.765 million at a bankruptcy court auction.
Caballero Copyright Lawsuit Begins
Oct 24, 2006 3:00 PM PDTThe copyright lawsuit filed by Caballero Home Video owner Rodax Distributors against Sunshine Films began today in U.S. District Court.
ACLU Challenges Constitutionality of Law Aimed at Online Porn
Oct 23, 2006 3:29 PM PDTSupported by the American Civil Liberties Union, a coalition of website publishers offered opening arguments today in their case against the 1998 Child Online Protection Act (COPA).
Violent Porn Murderer Wins Appeal, Gets New Trial
Oct 22, 2006 12:00 PM PDTAn English appeals court has quashed the conviction of Graham Coutts, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 after jurors found him guilty of what prosecutors called a murder inspired by violent porn.
Philadelphia Opposes Newsstand Displaying Porn
Oct 20, 2006 9:39 AM PDTA newsstand operator who refuses to section off his adult content offerings is in danger of losing his business, according to the City Council, which has vowed to take action on the matter.
CelebrityCash Files Countersuit Against XPays
Oct 19, 2006 7:46 PM PDTAddressing a lawsuit filed against it from XPays over alleged copyright and trademark infringement stemming from the Paris Hilton sex tape, Celebrity Cash’s parent company Internet Commerce Group (ICG), has responded with a countersuit, which also names XPays owner Evan Horowitz as a third party.
Universal Suit Could Impact Future Adult Downloading
Oct 19, 2006 7:00 AM PDTIn a move that could impact adult material shown on user-generated Internet sites, Universal Music has filed lawsuits against two video-sharing websites for encouraging downloads of its copyrighted material. These are the first of an expected flood of lawsuits initiated by the established media industry against video-sharing sites.
FBI Director Calls for Mandatory ISP Data Retention
Oct 18, 2006 2:00 PM PDTJoining the chorus of federal officials eager to require Internet service providers to retain user data, FBI Director Robert Mueller told a conference of police officials that the practice will be an invaluable tool in law enforcement’s efforts to combat terrorism and online sexual predators.
Untangled Web Sues Amateur Straight Guys
Oct 16, 2006 3:30 PM PDTUntangled Web Inc., better known in the gay community as BananaGuide.com, filed a civil suit against sponsor program Digital Ventures LLC, aka Amateur Straight Guys and its principles, Justin Huffines and Scott DeLong.
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