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India Cracks Down On Porn

Dec 5, 2003 12:00 AM PST
City government in Bombay has launched an initiative to crack down on Internet access to porn by making the country's cyber café owners stick to stricter citywide policies, such as yearly licensing fees, and using software filters

Margold Resigns From FSC

Dec 4, 2003 12:00 AM PST
William Margold tendered his resignation at the FSC's last board meeting in order to devote more time to Protecting Adult Welfare, a non-profit welfare organization he founded in the 1990s to support adult entertainment industry talent in various stages of need

Detective Jailed For Child Porn

Dec 1, 2003 12:00 AM PST
After a roommate accidentally discovered pornographic images on his housemate's computer, a well-regarded police detective who was routinely assigned to child crime cases was booked and jailed this week

LFP Denies Copyright Infringement

Nov 26, 2003 12:00 AM PST
After being served last week with a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by San Francisco-based Titan Media, Larry Flynt Publications is denying allegations that it used unauthorized content

Patriot Acts Gets Broader

Nov 24, 2003 12:00 AM PST
Approved on Friday, the new bill is part of a general intelligence spending bill that will enable the FBI to subpoena business documents and transactions from a broader range of businesses without approval from a judge

Senate Trips-Up Net Taxation Ban

Nov 21, 2003 12:00 AM PST
Senators are getting anxious as the deadline for a decision on Internet taxation grows near. The original deadline was Nov. 1 and has since been postponed twice as senators debate the bill's wording and long-term ramifications

Titan Media Sues Flynt

Nov 20, 2003 12:00 AM PST
The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for Northern California, alleges that LFP posted 250 unauthorized photos on newly launched Studclub.com, a paid membership site that is believed to be part of the Flynt Digital family of adult websites

Massive Cyber Crime Bust

Nov 20, 2003 12:00 AM PST
In a huge international crackdown on cyber crime that began seven weeks ago, law enforcement arrested 125 suspects allegedly involved in Internet-related crimes ranging from identity theft, email scams, trademark violations, and computer hacking

Barbi Twins Sue Flynt

Nov 14, 2003 12:00 AM PST
Former Playboy models Shane and Sia Barbi, also known as the Barbi Twins, filed suit against Larry Flynt this week for publishing unauthorized sex photos in the January issue of Hustler. The twins have filed an injunction

Ex-Councilor Jailed For Child Porn

Nov 13, 2003 12:00 AM PST
A former representative for the Tories was sentenced to six months in jail by magistrates for possessing materials that depicted minors in exploitive sexual activities

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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