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XVideoNow Domain Name Ordered Transferred to XVideos
May 6, 2015 9:54 AM PDTThe domain name XVideoNow.com has been ordered transferred by a WIPO arbitrator over to the company behind XVideos.com.
AHF Says Calif. ‘Safer Sex’ Initiative Is Ready for Ballot
May 5, 2015 1:21 PM PDTThe AIDS Healthcare Foundation, sponsor of the measure to create a statewide condom law for the adult entertainment industry, has collected more than 25 percent of the voter signatures needed to qualify the measure for California’s November 2016 presidential election ballot.
Backlash Responds to U.K. Laws Exploiting ‘Selfie Culture’
May 5, 2015 12:10 PM PDTBacklash today announced plans to provide legal advice to 16- to 18-year-olds who send each other consensual sexually explicit images but have been threatened with criminal prosecution for possessing those images of themselves and shared consensually.
ATVOD Makes 1st Decisions Over Rule 14 Violations
May 5, 2015 9:56 AM PDTTwo BDSM providers in the U.K. face fines after they were found to have breached the new Rule 14, which outlaws video-on-demand websites from containing content that would be denied a British Board of Film Classification certificate.
Prenda Law’s ‘Copyright Trolling’ Operation Blasted at the 9th Circuit
May 4, 2015 6:41 PM PDTA 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel today heard an appeal made by the now-defunct “copyright trolling” Prenda Law Firm, which two years ago was ordered to pay $81,000 in sanctions after a federal judge ruled that it engaged in fraud while coercing those who allegedly downloaded porn videos illegally into financial settlements.
Historic Prostitution Legal Challenge Underway
May 4, 2015 8:45 AM PDTA lawsuit against the state of California's outdated law that criminalizes paid sexual relations among consenting adults will be heard in federal court in Oakland, Calif., on Aug. 7, the civil rights group Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project (ESPLERP) announced today.
Pro Surfer Files Suit Claiming She Was Labeled as Working in Gay Porn
May 1, 2015 12:51 PM PDTA professional surfer who was denied a role in the 2011 drama "Soul Surfer" claims that producers of the faith-based biopic passed her over because they believed she had a history of starring in gay porn.
MyRedBook.com Operator to Forfeit $1.28M, 2 Cars
May 1, 2015 11:16 AM PDTEric Omuro, the former operator of MyRedBook.com who plead guilty to charges of facilitating prostitution with the site, must forfeit $1.28 million in cash and two cars, a federal judge ruled.
Video: Larry Flynt Endorses Hillary Clinton for President
May 1, 2015 10:21 AM PDTLarry Flynt made it official today — he’s decided to back Hillary Clinton for president.
4 Strippers Find Themselves Too Late for $4.3M Settlement
Apr 30, 2015 4:22 PM PDTFour exotic dancers who alleged they were misclassified as independent contractors while working at New York Dolls, Private Eyes and Flashdancers Gentlemen's Clubs found their claims denied by a federal judge this week.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Visa Cracks Down on ‘Shell’ Billing Firms
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Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017
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