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Adult Performers Rally for Thursday’s Cal/OSHA Hearing in San Diego

Adult Performers Rally for Thursday’s Cal/OSHA Hearing in San Diego

May 15, 2015 11:20 AM PDT
The Cal/OSHA standards board meets in San Diego next Thursday morning to review proposed set regulations, including mandated condoms, and adult performers are anxious to be part of the conversation.
FSC Responds to Today's 3rd Circuit Ruling Over 2257 Regs

FSC Responds to Today's 3rd Circuit Ruling Over 2257 Regs

May 14, 2015 4:29 PM PDT
While the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling today left intact most of 18 U.S.C. § 2257, the recordkeeping regulation for producers of sexually explicit content, the decision is a victory in many respects for filmmakers.
3rd Circuit Upholds 2257 Recordkeeping Law

3rd Circuit Upholds 2257 Recordkeeping Law

May 14, 2015 10:02 AM PDT
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the core of 18 U.S.C. § 2257 requiring producers of pornography to keep records of the ages and identities of people appearing in explicit photos or videos.
LELO: Tiani, Noa Couples Massagers Free to Re-Enter U.S Market

LELO: Tiani, Noa Couples Massagers Free to Re-Enter U.S Market

May 13, 2015 10:27 AM PDT
LELO officials, responding to a favorable appeals court ruling handed down this week that overturned a 2013 International Trade Commission decision, said that they are pleased that the outcome will allow its couples vibrators to re-enter the U.S. market
Judge to Hear Pretrial Motions in Jarec Wentworth Extortion Case

Judge to Hear Pretrial Motions in Jarec Wentworth Extortion Case

May 13, 2015 9:57 AM PDT
A federal judge yesterday granted a continuance in the extortion trial of gay porn star Jarec Wentworth to allow for oral arguments involving four motions.
AG Seeks to Toss ESPLER’s Suit to Overturn Calif.'s Prostitution Statute

AG Seeks to Toss ESPLER’s Suit to Overturn Calif.'s Prostitution Statute

May 12, 2015 3:36 PM PDT
ESPLER’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California's law against prostitution fails to state a claim, according to a motion to dismiss from the state's attorney general, Kamala Harris.
Sunny Leone's Website Targeted in Indian Complaint

Sunny Leone's Website Targeted in Indian Complaint

May 12, 2015 7:00 AM PDT
Despite her Indian mainstream star power that vaulted her to Google India's 2014 list of most-searched personalities, Sunny Leone's porn connections are haunting her.
Appeals Court Reverses Ruling on Importation, Sale of Couples Vibrators

Appeals Court Reverses Ruling on Importation, Sale of Couples Vibrators

May 11, 2015 4:49 PM PDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today overturned a ruling barring the importation and sale of C-shaped couples vibrators that had been found to infringe on a patent held by Standard Innovation Corp.
AHF Seeks Expedited Discovery in Suit Against Whistleblowers

AHF Seeks Expedited Discovery in Suit Against Whistleblowers

May 11, 2015 3:23 PM PDT
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Friday filed a motion to permit expedited discovery in a claim against three former executives who charged in a federal whistleblower suit that the organization defrauded public programs in California and Florida of at least $20 million a year in false claims.
Kink: S.F. Public Health Looked Into John Doe’s Claims in 2013

Kink: S.F. Public Health Looked Into John Doe’s Claims in 2013

May 11, 2015 11:54 AM PDT
Kink.com attorney Karen Tynan says that a lawsuit filed against the company by an unnamed performer, John Doe, is without merit.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

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 »
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