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FSC Issues Another Notice About Medical Data
Aug 21, 2015 5:23 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition today said it was brought to the adult entertainment trade group’s attention that a clinic where many performers go to for testing has likely received subpoenas for performer medical information as well.
ATVOD Charges 21 U.K. Porn Sites
Aug 21, 2015 10:04 AM PDTATVOD, the British video-on-demand authority charged with requiring operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn, said today that it has brought up charges against 21 U.K. adult websites.
Ill. Attorney Discipline Board Charges Prenda Attorney
Aug 20, 2015 4:13 PM PDTIllinois’ attorney discipline board today filed a seven-count complaint against former Prenda Law attorney John Steele.
AHF Has Subpoenaed Performer Medical Data, FSC Says
Aug 20, 2015 3:30 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition today said that the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has issued subpoenas to talent testing facilities for performer medical information.
88% of All U.S. Copyright Trolling Cases Involve Porn, Study Says
Aug 20, 2015 1:59 PM PDTEighty-eight percent of all copyright-trolling cases in the U.S. in 2014 involved an adult entertainment film, according to a new study on intellectual property litigation.
FSC Files Reply in Bid to Rehear 2257 Case
Aug 18, 2015 12:41 PM PDTThe Justice Department attempts to blur the distinction between laws aimed at curbing secondary effects and those with constitutionally protected expression, according to Free Speech Coalition attorneys in a reply brief to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Former Prenda Law Counsel Loses Appeal in Minn.
Aug 17, 2015 5:39 PM PDTA Minnesota appeals court today found that former Prenda Law attorney Paul Hansmeier should be held liable along with others for defendants’ attorneys fees and costs stemming from a porn piracy case.
Judge Denies Wentworth’s Motion for Acquittal
Aug 17, 2015 1:50 PM PDTThe federal jurist who presided over the Jarec Wentworth extortion case has denied the gay porn star’s motion for a judgment of acquittal.
Jimmy Flynt Loses Appeal in $20M Suit Against Cambria
Aug 15, 2015 10:54 AM PDTThe 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dashed Jimmy Flynt’s hopes to revive a legal malpractice claim against former lawyer Paul Cambria.
MetArt Sues XVideos for Infringement
Aug 14, 2015 3:50 PM PDTAnother infringement suit has been waged by the MetArt Network against a well-known online adult brand.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn...
The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement
The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms...