XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Porn Site Operator Convicted of Public Nudity
Jun 30, 2006 1:02 PM PDTA woman who operates a porn website is in trouble with local authorities again, having been found guilty of violating her city’s public decency ordinance.
French Lawmakers Crack Open DRM
Jun 30, 2006 11:53 AM PDTWith a show of hands, a vote by French lawmakers could dramatically reshape the use of digital rights management (DRM) technology worldwide.
Patent Lawsuit Could Kill Open Source
Jun 30, 2006 9:59 AM PDTUsers of open source code may no longer be immune from patent infringement cases if a suit filed by Delaware-based FireStar Software against Raleigh, N.C.-based Linux distributor Red Hat goes the way many patent experts think it might.
FTC Demands Continued Access to WhoIs
Jun 30, 2006 5:00 AM PDTThe Federal Trade Commission has requested continued open access to the WhoIs database, saying that contact and identity information of website operators aids the consumer protection agency’s efforts in combating spyware and policing fraud online.
Congress Takes Aim at the Internet
Jun 29, 2006 1:30 PM PDTWrapping up a series of hearings aimed at increasing regulation online, Congressmen told representatives of social networking sites that they should expect new legislation in the form of a comprehensive anti-porn bill.
Titan Media Files Copyright Suit Against Veoh
Jun 29, 2006 11:00 AM PDTTitan Media has filed suit in federal court against San Diego, Calif.-based online video-sharing service Veoh Networks, alleging copyright infringement.
Playboy Editor, Model Face Criminal Charges in Indonesia
Jun 29, 2006 9:30 AM PDTThe controversial issue of Playboy magazine that sparked protests in the predominantly Muslim nation of Indonesia and brought violent attacks on the company’s local headquarters has now landed the editor-in-chief and the centerfold model in legal hot water, as authorities officially declared them suspect in a criminal indecency case.
Senate Panel Rejects Net Neutrality
Jun 29, 2006 7:00 AM PDTIn a narrow vote, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee failed to enforce strict net neutrality regulations. The panel, in an 11-11 vote, rejected the Democrat-backed bill. A majority was needed for the bill to pass.
Adult Store Owner Sues Town
Jun 28, 2006 2:30 PM PDTAdult bookstore owner Jan DeGroote has filed a federal lawsuit against the town of Greece over its zoning regulations for adult businesses.
Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Obscenity Charges
Jun 28, 2006 1:30 PM PDTA man accused of distributing pornography containing bestiality and violent sexual content online and through the mail opted to plead guilty to federal obscenity charges rather than go to trial.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...