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MetArt Asks Appeals Court to Revive Infringement Case
Jul 26, 2016 3:22 PM PDTThe 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
Jul 25, 2016 4:25 PM PDTHush 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
Jul 25, 2016 11:11 AM PDTDanni 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
Jul 22, 2016 1:39 PM PDTAdult 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
Jul 20, 2016 10:18 AM PDTXVideos’ parent company clubbed another domain holder in a cybersquatting case decided last week.
Report: U.K. Porn Star Carla Mai Pushed to Her Death
Jul 19, 2016 3:04 PM PDTCarla 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
Jul 19, 2016 1:43 PM PDTFile-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
Jul 18, 2016 10:03 AM PDTAdult 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
Jul 17, 2016 6:00 AM PDTLive 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
Jul 15, 2016 5:50 PM PDTStarbucks said Friday it will add porn-blocking filters to its in-store Wi-Fi systems.
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Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
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A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
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