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Canadian ISPs Look to Ban Porn Sites Without Going to Court

Canadian ISPs Look to Ban Porn Sites Without Going to Court

Jun 13, 2006 9:01 AM PDT
A proposal at the Canadian Telecom Summit could pave the way for Internet service providers to remove objectionable websites, including those that contain pornography, without having to engage in protracted legal engagements with site operators.
Circuit Court of Appeals Approves Wiretapping of ‘Net

Circuit Court of Appeals Approves Wiretapping of ‘Net

Jun 13, 2006 7:00 AM PDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that the Federal Communications Commission has the power to make broadband provider networks more “wiretap friendly” for law enforcement purposes.
County Orders Christian Duplicator to Dub Gay Rights Film

County Orders Christian Duplicator to Dub Gay Rights Film

Jun 13, 2006 5:00 AM PDT
Citing Christian beliefs, a Virginia store owner has refused to duplicate two documentary films a lesbian activist made in the late 1960s.
Adult Industry Lawyer Piccionelli Launches Doomsday Curve

Adult Industry Lawyer Piccionelli Launches Doomsday Curve

Jun 12, 2006 4:14 PM PDT
Attorney Gregory Piccionelli has a simple goal: Save the world. While he makes his money helping adult webmasters stay clear of government prosecution, his new website, DoomsdayCurve.com, is a one-two punch to both stop obscenity prosecutions and draw attention to the humanity’s race toward self-destruction.
Obscenity Ban Fails, Zoning Plan OKd in Montana

Obscenity Ban Fails, Zoning Plan OKd in Montana

Jun 11, 2006 11:47 AM PDT
Voters in Yellowstone County last week defeated a proposed ordinance that would criminalize “obscenity” made available to one or more people of any age. The proposal was sweeping, targeting adult entertainment available in publications, videos, strip clubs and perhaps the Internet.
House Passes Bill to Open Cable Markets

House Passes Bill to Open Cable Markets

Jun 11, 2006 5:43 AM PDT
The pool of cable providers may get larger after House lawmakers took a step toward rewriting laws that would allow phone companies to bypass local governments when seeking to offer pay TV service. The news could substantially help adult entertainment networks.
Store Case Goes Before Utah Supreme Court

Store Case Goes Before Utah Supreme Court

Jun 9, 2006 2:30 PM PDT
John Haltom, owner of three Dr. John’s Boutiques in Utah as well as numerous stores in other state, had his day in court yesterday. He asked the Utah Supreme Court to overturn his 2000 conviction for selling a sexually explicit video to a minor.
Net Neutrality Fails in the House

Net Neutrality Fails in the House

Jun 9, 2006 10:00 AM PDT
The idea of maintaining an even playing field for all Internet services offered to consumers took a nosedive in the U.S. House of Representatives late Thursday.
Webmasters Complain Yahoo Is Ripping Them Off

Webmasters Complain Yahoo Is Ripping Them Off

Jun 9, 2006 8:01 AM PDT
Adult webmasters are echoing a claim Perfect 10 owner Norman Zada has made for years: Search engines erode the value of content from adult websites by serving it up to searchers without authorization and without offering anything in return to the sites the content comes from.
‘Grand Theft’ Settlement: Warning, Recall and Software Patch

‘Grand Theft’ Settlement: Warning, Recall and Software Patch

Jun 8, 2006 4:18 PM PDT
The makers of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" agreed Thursday to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for failing to disclose that animated sex scenes were hidden in the game.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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