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Egypt Court Bans Online Adult Content

Egypt Court Bans Online Adult Content

May 20, 2015 9:45 AM PDT
An administrative court in Egypt today ordered that the prime minister take measures to censor porn sites inside the country.
Jarec Wentworth Extortion Trial Likely to Begin in July

Jarec Wentworth Extortion Trial Likely to Begin in July

May 19, 2015 10:54 AM PDT
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Jarec Wentworth extortion case yesterday asked a judge to OK a new trial date — July 7.
Couple’s Sex Toy Suit Against Airline Found to Have No Wings

Couple’s Sex Toy Suit Against Airline Found to Have No Wings

May 18, 2015 12:46 PM PDT
The lawsuit brought on by a gay couple against United Airlines for allegedly exposing their sex toy has been dismissed by a federal judge.
Life Sentence Upheld in Slaying of Gay Porn Studio Head

Life Sentence Upheld in Slaying of Gay Porn Studio Head

May 17, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
A state Superior Court this month rejected Harlow Cuadra’s plea for relief and upheld his life sentence for the brutal slaying of Cobra Video producer Bryan Kocis in 2007.
Tube Site Operator Awarded XnxxHDTube.com Domain Name

Tube Site Operator Awarded XnxxHDTube.com Domain Name

May 15, 2015 4:10 PM PDT
The company behind adult tube site Xnxx.com was victorious one more time in a cybersquatting claim before a WIPO arbitrator.
Adult Performers Rally for Thursday’s Cal/OSHA Hearing in San Diego

Adult Performers Rally for Thursday’s Cal/OSHA Hearing in San Diego

May 15, 2015 11:20 AM PDT
The Cal/OSHA standards board meets in San Diego next Thursday morning to review proposed set regulations, including mandated condoms, and adult performers are anxious to be part of the conversation.
FSC Responds to Today's 3rd Circuit Ruling Over 2257 Regs

FSC Responds to Today's 3rd Circuit Ruling Over 2257 Regs

May 14, 2015 4:29 PM PDT
While the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling today left intact most of 18 U.S.C. § 2257, the recordkeeping regulation for producers of sexually explicit content, the decision is a victory in many respects for filmmakers.
3rd Circuit Upholds 2257 Recordkeeping Law

3rd Circuit Upholds 2257 Recordkeeping Law

May 14, 2015 10:02 AM PDT
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the core of 18 U.S.C. § 2257 requiring producers of pornography to keep records of the ages and identities of people appearing in explicit photos or videos.
LELO: Tiani, Noa Couples Massagers Free to Re-Enter U.S Market

LELO: Tiani, Noa Couples Massagers Free to Re-Enter U.S Market

May 13, 2015 10:27 AM PDT
LELO officials, responding to a favorable appeals court ruling handed down this week that overturned a 2013 International Trade Commission decision, said that they are pleased that the outcome will allow its couples vibrators to re-enter the U.S. market
Judge to Hear Pretrial Motions in Jarec Wentworth Extortion Case

Judge to Hear Pretrial Motions in Jarec Wentworth Extortion Case

May 13, 2015 9:57 AM PDT
A federal judge yesterday granted a continuance in the extortion trial of gay porn star Jarec Wentworth to allow for oral arguments involving four motions.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »
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