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House Expected to Pass Adam Walsh Bill Amending 2257
Jul 24, 2006 12:05 PM PDTFollowing the Senate’s lead and praise from President Bush, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, which could dramatically affect the current 2257 federal record-keeping requirements.
Zero Tolerance Charges Movixo With Copyright Infringement
Jul 21, 2006 3:09 PM PDTZero Tolerance Entertainment, along with sister companies Third Degree Films and Black Ice Ltd., have filed a lawsuit against online adult DVD rental site Movixo Inc. and its principal Joseph Cecilia, charging the Florida-based outfit with copyright infringement, XBIZ has learned.
Indiana Bans Porn in Prison
Jul 20, 2006 8:00 AM PDTTwo inmates are leading a class-action lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Corrections over a new policy that prohibits printed media that contains sexual conduct or simple nudity.
Vivid to Proceed in Lawsuit Against Playboy
Jul 19, 2006 11:27 AM PDTA lawsuit between adult entertainment industry giants Playboy Enterprises and Vivid Entertainment Group will proceed, according to a ruling by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge.
AIM Offers HPV/Cervical Cancer Vaccine
Jul 19, 2006 10:30 AM PDTThe Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM) has become one of the first clinics in the nation to offer the HPV/Cervical Cancer vaccine to women, recommending it to all female talent working in the adult entertainment industry.
Israel Cracks Down on Porn
Jul 19, 2006 9:14 AM PDTInternet porn may soon be unavailable in Israel if lawmakers from the ultra-Orthodox Shas party have their way; the group set fourth a two-pronged piece of legislation aimed at curbing online adult content in the country.
Google Page Ranking Lawsuit Dismissed
Jul 19, 2006 8:00 AM PDTA federal judge has sided with Internet search engine Google, saying that Kinderstart’s suit, which had alleged that the company’s page ranking system constituted a violation of U.S. anti-trust laws, did not have sufficient evidence to proceed.
U.K. Mail Order Porn Merchants Jailed
Jul 18, 2006 10:43 AM PDTThe owners of a mail order adult video service will go to prison after pleading guilty to charges of money laundering and illegally films.
Florida Judge Punished for Viewing Porn on the Job
Jul 17, 2006 1:00 PM PDTPaying the piper for his penchant for viewing online pornography in his chambers, a judge has been given an official reprimand by the Florida Supreme Court and warned that any further porn misconduct will end in immediate dismissal.
Blue-Chip Banker Battles Over GoldmanSex.com
Jul 16, 2006 6:04 AM PDTBlue-chip investment banker Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is fighting an online adult company over the use of the domain GoldmanSex.com. The banker submitted a complaint to the National Arbitration Forum arguing the domain name would cause confusion and contained links to objectionable adult material.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
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Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances
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A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
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