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MetArt Asks Appeals Court to Revive Infringement Case

MetArt Asks Appeals Court to Revive Infringement Case

Jul 26, 2016 3:22 PM PDT
The MetArt Network recently filed an appeal after a federal judge granted summary judgment to defendant Sun Social Media Inc., which operates a number of adult tube sites including PlayVid.com and FeedVid.com that had been fingered for copyright infringement.
Hush Hush, MindGeek Ask Court to Dismiss Infringement Suit

Hush Hush, MindGeek Ask Court to Dismiss Infringement Suit

Jul 25, 2016 4:25 PM PDT
Hush Hush Entertainment has apparently settled copyright infringement claims it brought up against adult entertainment conglomerate MindGeek in a case filed last October.
Danni Ashe's $3M Libel Suit Over HIV Story Can Go Forward — Appeals Court

Danni Ashe's $3M Libel Suit Over HIV Story Can Go Forward — Appeals Court

Jul 25, 2016 11:11 AM PDT
Danni Ashe’s multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against the Daily Mail of London for publishing her photo within an article about an HIV-positive adult actress can move forward, according to a federal appeals court.
Cal/OSHA to Weigh New FSC, AHF Petitions at Aug. 18 Hearing

Cal/OSHA to Weigh New FSC, AHF Petitions at Aug. 18 Hearing

Jul 22, 2016 1:39 PM PDT
Adult entertainment stakeholders voiced their opinions yesterday at Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s monthly meeting over future proposals to further regulate adult film making in the state.
XVideosxxx.club Ordered Transferred to XVideos

XVideosxxx.club Ordered Transferred to XVideos

Jul 20, 2016 10:18 AM PDT
XVideos’ parent company clubbed another domain holder in a cybersquatting case decided last week.
Report: U.K. Porn Star Carla Mai Pushed to Her Death

Report: U.K. Porn Star Carla Mai Pushed to Her Death

Jul 19, 2016 3:04 PM PDT
Carla Mai, the British porn star who died yesterday, suffered fatal head injuries after she was allegedly pushed out of a first-floor apartment window a week earlier in Brighton, according to a report in The Sun.
File-sharing Lawsuits in 2016 Take Nosedive, Researchers Say

File-sharing Lawsuits in 2016 Take Nosedive, Researchers Say

Jul 19, 2016 1:43 PM PDT
File-sharing litigation appears to have been a “short-lived trend,” according to Lex Machina, a legal research firm operated by Lexis-Nexis.
James Deen, 'Taking a Stand,' Challenges Cal/OSHA Citations

James Deen, 'Taking a Stand,' Challenges Cal/OSHA Citations

Jul 18, 2016 10:03 AM PDT
Adult film star James Deen said this morning he is continuing his legal fight against Cal/OSHA after it issued nine workplace safety citations along with fines of $77,875 against James Deen Productions.
Chaturbate Victorious in Cybersquatting Claim

Chaturbate Victorious in Cybersquatting Claim

Jul 17, 2016 6:00 AM PDT
Live cam giant Chaturbate recently was successful in a cybersquatting claim against the registered operator of the domain Chaturbate-Chat.com.
Starbucks Spills the Beans — It Plans to Block Porn

Starbucks Spills the Beans — It Plans to Block Porn

Jul 15, 2016 5:50 PM PDT
Starbucks said Friday it will add porn-blocking filters to its in-store Wi-Fi systems.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »

A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb

As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you... More »
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