XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Adult Theater Challenges Suspension
Sep 16, 2005 11:30 AM PDTThe owner of adult movie theater Showboat Adult World won a brief reprieve this week to keep the theater’s doors open after a suspension notice from the city failed to provide precise details on how to appeal the order.
ICANN Delays .XXX, Seeks Changes
Sep 16, 2005 10:07 AM PDTWhile speakers of the Catalan language were approved to have their own domain late Thursday, ICANN once again held back from a final decision on the controversial .XXX top-level domain, leaving the issue open for further debate.
FSC Says Pence Bill May Strengthen Case Against 2257
Sep 16, 2005 6:00 AM PDTLegislation proposed this week by Rep Mike Pence, R-Ind., in a bid to beef up the U.S. Justice Department’s 2257 record-keeping regulations may actually strengthen the Free Speech Coalition’s current legal challenge to 2257, according to First Amendment Attorney Jeffrey Douglas.
New 2257-Related Bill Could Spell Big Trouble for Industry
Sep 14, 2005 2:45 PM PDTRep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., this week introduced a bill before Congress that would strengthen the recently amended 2257 record-keeping requirements and heap even more restrictive provisions on the adult entertainment industry.
Pam Anderson Battling Metro Over Sex Tape
Sep 14, 2005 10:00 AM PDTPamela Anderson and ex-boyfriend Bret Michaels, former lead singer of bubblegum hair band Poison, may be bringing Metro Interactive to court to stop the company from selling a sex tape they made together several years ago, according to the L.A. Daily News.
Roberts: Lesser Protection For Porn
Sep 14, 2005 8:00 AM PDTUpon questioning by Sen. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) Tuesday, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts said he felt the Supreme Court had clearly established that the constitution affords less protection for pornographic speech than other forms of expression.
New Orleans Strip Club Stays Put in Wake of Katrina
Sep 13, 2005 1:00 PM PDTThere’s no running water, no electricity, and no customers, but Big Daddy’s strip club is still set to reopen as soon as owner Saint Johns can get his dancers back.
FSC, ASACP Report Another Possible Underage Performer
Sep 13, 2005 10:43 AM PDTLess than one week after the Free Speech Coalition alerted the industry to the possibility that a female performer had falsified her age, the group, along with the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection, has sent a second warning that a male actor also may have been underage while performing.
Couple Sues ISP for Mistaken Child Porn
Sep 13, 2005 6:00 AM PDTA Kansas couple with no criminal record were arrested in front of the their house in the close-knit neighborhood where they had lived for years, interrogated for several hours under suspicion of running a child pornography ring, and finally released without any charges filed. Now the couple, who police say were mistakenly arrested, are suing. But they aren’t suing the police.
Porn Star Allegedly Faked Death
Sep 12, 2005 12:09 PM PDTMoana Pozzi, perhaps Italy’s most famous porn star, may have faked her death more than 10 years ago, either in an attempt to start a new life or to hide unsavory political connections, an Italian prosecutor said today.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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