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France Forcing ISPs to Block CP

France Forcing ISPs to Block CP

Feb 9, 2015 7:30 AM PST
A new decree by the French government is forcing ISPs to block websites that host child pornography within 24 hours of notification.
Marc Randazza Weighs In on Current State of Revenge Porn

Marc Randazza Weighs In on Current State of Revenge Porn

Feb 3, 2015 12:45 PM PST
Some media outlets have interpreted the FTC’s quashing of Brittain as the beginning of the end of revenge porn — and the decision may not have been possible without the early anti-revenge porn efforts of adult industry attorney Marc Randazza.
Joe Francis Avoids Sanctions in $3 Million Defamation Suit

Joe Francis Avoids Sanctions in $3 Million Defamation Suit

Feb 2, 2015 2:09 PM PST
Girls Gone Wild honcho Joe Francis won't face sanctions for failing to provide discovery in a $3 million defamation suit in federal court in Trenton, N.J., the New Jersey Law Journal reported today.
Playboy Enterprises Wins Playboy.london Cybersquatting Case

Playboy Enterprises Wins Playboy.london Cybersquatting Case

Feb 2, 2015 12:12 PM PST
Playboy Enterprises was victorious in its cybersquatting claim against real estate exec Michael Ross, who scooped up the domain name Playboy.london when it became available two years ago.
Domain Name Porno.com Sells for $8.9 Million

Domain Name Porno.com Sells for $8.9 Million

Feb 2, 2015 11:05 AM PST
The domain name Porno.com has sold for $8,888,888 in an all-cash transaction.
Sweeping E.U. VAT Rule Change Takes Effect

Sweeping E.U. VAT Rule Change Takes Effect

Feb 2, 2015 9:59 AM PST
The European Union has dramatically altered rules for collecting value-added taxes on digital goods, placing the burden on companies to determine and report taxes based on where consumers are located.
China Erases 903 Smartphone Apps Hosting Porn

China Erases 903 Smartphone Apps Hosting Porn

Jan 30, 2015 8:23 AM PST
China is picking up the pace targeting smartphone applications in its drive to erase porn from the cyberspace.
Former OSU Student Cited After Porn Video Surfaces

Former OSU Student Cited After Porn Video Surfaces

Jan 29, 2015 3:22 PM PST
A woman identified as 19-year-old Kendra Jane Sunderland was arrested Tuesday in connection with a sexually explicit video shot at the Oregon State University Library.
Nuns Say Strip Club Is Full of ‘High Friction,’ Want It Closed

Nuns Say Strip Club Is Full of ‘High Friction,’ Want It Closed

Jan 29, 2015 1:34 PM PST
Nuns from the Sisters of St. Charles in suburban Melrose Park are fed up over the Club Allure gentlemen’s club.
FTC Bans Craig Brittain From 'Revenge Porn Business'

FTC Bans Craig Brittain From 'Revenge Porn Business'

Jan 29, 2015 12:30 PM PST
The Federal Trade Commission banned Craig Brittain, operator of a revenge porn website, from posting nude photos or videos of women without their consent.

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