XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Congressman Talks Up .Porn TLD
May 24, 2005 3:01 PM PDTU.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., is suggesting an old idea with a new twist: restricting adult websites to one area of the Internet under the common suffix .porn.
Amended 2257 Regulations Published in Federal Register
May 24, 2005 10:08 AM PDTAmended 2257 regulations were published today in the Federal Register, marking the first day of a 30-day period before they become law.
Michigan Case Could Update Child Porn Penalties
May 24, 2005 8:00 AM PDTA U.S. Circuit Court this week will begin preliminary hearings in an online child pornography case that could dramatically change punishments for downloading sexually explicit images of minors.
Texas Bill Targeting Violent Sex Websites Shot Down
May 23, 2005 3:05 PM PDTA Texas bill targeting online adult websites that depict violent sex acts was shot down Saturday; however, the legislator who initiated it vows to reintroduce it in January.
FTC Steps Up Fight Against Zombies
May 23, 2005 1:30 PM PDTThe Federal Trade Commission in cooperation with agencies in more than 30 other countries will launch a broad-based initiative to fight remote-controlled zombie networks used to spread spam.
U.K. High Court Blocks Adult Video Sales Over Web
May 23, 2005 10:15 AM PDTIn a stunning legal decision, the United Kingdom’s highest court has ruled that explicit adult videos cannot be sold over the Internet. The ruling, however, may become a goldmine for websites and mail-order houses located elsewhere because the decision targets only those companies located in the U.K.
Zeta-Jones Suit Against Strip Club Moves to Nevada
May 22, 2005 6:00 AM PDTA case involving misappropriation of actress Catherine Zeta-Jones' name and likeness is headed for federal court in Nevada, a judge has ruled.
Planned Patriot Act Renewal Highlights Expansion
May 20, 2005 2:00 PM PDTPlans to renew the Patriotic Act, a collection of homeland security measures enacted in 2001, include what is being called a “wish list” for the conservative Bush administration.
Mistrial Declared in Yahoo Search Patent Trial
May 20, 2005 12:30 PM PDTYahoo's claim to a patent that protects the business method behind paid search advertising has gone uncontested after a judge declared a mistrial in a federal patent infringement trial against search engine FindWhat.com.
Las Vegas Mayor Asked to Resign Over Playboy Shoot
May 20, 2005 11:30 AM PDTLas Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, the first elected official to be a celebrity Playboy photographer, has been asked to resign by a right-wing conservative group official who says he crossed a moral line.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Retailers, Distributors Report Growth in Male Sex Toys Market
Adult retail has been undergoing a transformation in recent years. The adult stores of the 1990s and 2000s focused heavily on porn video sales and catered to a predominantly male clientele, but these days,...
VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology
From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume...
Sexperts Tout Men’s Wellness Benefits of Pleasure Products
Sex, more and more, is being discussed not only from an erotic standpoint, but also, from a health and wellness standpoint. MensHealth.com, MensJournal.com and many other mainstream websites have been...