XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
ICANN Moves Forward on .XXX sTLD
Jun 1, 2005 2:36 PM PDTThe Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has announced that it has entered into technical and commercial negotiations with ICM Registry regarding the proposed adoption of the .XXX sponsored Top-Level Domain.
EU Rep Blasts U.S. Open Source Schemas
Jun 1, 2005 11:34 AM PDTU.S. companies are chilling the spirit of the open source movement by directing it through subsidization, a senior representative of the European Commission’s technology infrastructure said.
Attorney Fired for Sex Film Work
Jun 1, 2005 10:00 AM PDTAttorney Rich Merritt claims he was fired by the law firm of Powell Goldstein because he told his employers that his soon-to-be released memoirs contained details about his work in gay adult videos.
Legal Challenge Stalls Utah Porn Law
May 31, 2005 3:00 PM PDTUtah’s attorney general has paused implementation of a controversial law that would require Internet service providers to block access to adult websites and provide filtering software upon a customer’s request.
White House Wants ISPs to Turn Over Records
May 31, 2005 12:01 PM PDTThe Bush Administration on Friday filed a motion in federal appeals court seeking the power to force Internet service providers to hand over information on customers — and barring them from telling customers they have done so.
Adam & Eve Store Can Stay in Florida
May 31, 2005 11:00 AM PDTAdam & Eve’s store in Nassau County, the subject of community debate since before its opening in February, can stay in the unincorporated area of O’Neil despite recent county regulations.
Illinois Lawmakers Pass Game Ban
May 31, 2005 8:49 AM PDTMaking swifter progress than a handful of other states aiming for the same outcome, Illinois lawmakers have passed a ban on violent and sexually explicit games.
Killings of Adult Site Operators Raises Questions
May 30, 2005 2:00 PM PDTTwo Dutch nationals who ran a pair of adult websites were gunned down by police this week during a raid on their offices in the Philippines, despite the fact that no law exists barring such sites.
Sweden Passes Anti-download Law
May 30, 2005 11:09 AM PDTJudged one of the largest per-capita culprits of Internet piracy, Sweden has banned the download of copyrighted material, effective July 1.
Will 2257 Prove Deadly to Live Feed Sites?
May 29, 2005 12:13 PM PDTWebmasters who hope to avoid record-keeping burdens associated with new 2257 rules because their sites offer only live feeds and no recorded material may not like to hear what industry lawyers say on the subject.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Lubes, Lotions and Potions: Manufacturers Talk Gateway Products
Sensual body care products have strong consumer interest and plenty of appeal for customers of all types. With lubes, massage oils, creams, lotions, and sprays all bringing in significant sales, manufacturers...
Cam World: Top Models Often Reinvent Their Rooms
Throughout my travels this year, after meeting with many cam models and studios, I’ve observed a recurring theme among the crème de la crème — in order to stay on top, they often...
Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle
On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled...