XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
ATVOD Says Porn Enforcement on Rise
Jul 16, 2015 10:38 AM PDTATVOD said in its annual report released today that the British video-on-demand regulator saw a spike in the number of porn websites it took action against in the past year.
ATVOD Chair to Lead Payments Forum
Jul 15, 2015 2:21 PM PDTThe chair of ATVOD was tapped today to also lead the British government’s Payments Strategy Forum, which is currently being assembled to bring together the U.K. payments industry and representatives of all those that use payment systems.
Corbin Fisher Awarded $600K
Jul 14, 2015 2:48 PM PDTAdult industry attorney Marc Randazza, through a publicist, today said he will challenge an interim arbitration award of $600,000 granted to his former employer, gay adult studio Corbin Fisher.
Star's Forfeiture Hearing Slated
Jul 14, 2015 11:19 AM PDTA federal judge has scheduled a forfeiture hearing for Thursday in relation to the $500,000 that multimillionaire MagicJack exec Donald Burns gave gay porn star Jarec Wentworth in an extortion plot.
Sex Tape Costs 50 Cent $5 Million, Jurors Decide
Jul 10, 2015 3:43 PM PDTThe bill will be $5 million for rapper 50 Cent. That’s what jurors figured in a civil suit against the rapper by a Florida woman who says he humiliated her by posting a sex tape of her online.
U.S. Gets 21-Day Extension to Respond to FSC’s 2257 Petition to Rehear Appeal
Jul 10, 2015 11:04 AM PDTA federal appeals court judge today granted a 21-day extension for the U.S. Attorney General’s office to respond to the Free Speech Coalition’s motion to rehear its challenge over the legality of 18 U.S.C. § 2257.
Jarec Wentworth Found Guilty
Jul 9, 2015 2:19 PM PDTGay porn star Jarec Wentworth was found guilty today on all six felony counts stemming from an extortion plot involving multimillionaire MagicJack exec Donald Burns.
Star's Trial Offers Geffen Disclosure
Jul 9, 2015 10:30 AM PDTJurors will start deliberating today after closing arguments are made in the government’s case against gay porn star Jarec Wentworth.
India's Supreme Court Rejects Online Porn Ban
Jul 9, 2015 7:00 AM PDTIndia’s Supreme Court has shot down an interim order to block all porn sites in the country.
Judge Issues Strongly Worded Order Denying X-art.com Subpoena Power
Jul 7, 2015 10:44 AM PDTIn a strongly worded order yesterday, a federal judge denied a motion by the operators of X-art.com to subpoena a John Doe defendant accused of sharing its movies through BitTorrent.
WEB / TECH NEWS
OPINIONS & VIEWS
Paysite Meetup: Catching Lightning in a Bottle
We just completed the first XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup in Prague. We caught lightning in a bottle. I first heard that expression from a friend who works in TV. He started in TV in the 1960s selling advertising,...
Why a Traffic Network Killed a Popular Offering
Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast. If a man habituated to a narrow circle of cares and pleasures, out of which he seldom travels, step beyond it, though for never so brief a space, his departure...