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IsAnyoneUp.com Founder Pleads Guilty to Hacking, ID Theft
Feb 18, 2015 5:51 PM PSTRevenge porn king Hunter Moore, founder of IsAnyoneUp.com, has agreed to plead guilty on charges of hacking and identity theft.
Herald Price Fahringer, Famed Free Speech Attorney, Dies
Feb 18, 2015 5:35 PM PSTAttorney Herald Price Fahringer, who represented numerous high-profile adult entertainment entrepreneurs in a wide range of criminal and civil matters involving free speech, has died. He was 87.
AHF Amends Calif. Safer Sex Ballot Proposal
Feb 18, 2015 4:02 PM PSTMichael Weinstein, the president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and proponent of the proposed California Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, has revised the ballot measure's language that, in particular, punishes adult film producers with harsher civil fines for noncompliance of the mandatory condom drive and its regulations.
FDA Warns of Happy Passengers Penis Pills
Feb 16, 2015 4:15 PM PSTThe Food and Drug Administration has issued a new advisory warning for the penis pill brand Happy Passengers.
Yahoo Charges 3 Netherlands-based Adult Dating Sites With Cybersquatting
Feb 13, 2015 3:15 PM PSTYahoo today filed a cybersquatting claim against the operator of three adult dating sites running out of the Netherlands on charges the domains are too similar to its Tumblr and Flickr brands.
FSC’s Diane Duke’s ‘50 Shades of Censorship’ Published on HuffPost
Feb 13, 2015 1:55 PM PSTFree Speech Coalition CEO Diane Duke today authored an op-ed in the Huffington Post on the many degrees of censorship in the adult entertainment and pleasure products segments.
ATVOD Introduces Rule 14 for ‘Prohibited’ Content
Feb 13, 2015 11:27 AM PSTU.K. video-on-demand regulator ATVOD today disclosed new proposed rules in response to legislative changes, including the new Rule 14 that outlaws VOD websites from containing “prohibited material,” content that would be denied a British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) certificate.
CrakMedia, ClickBooth Win Legal Fight Over Affiliate Program Patent
Feb 12, 2015 11:25 AM PSTIn a ruling of particular interest to companies offering affiliate programs, a federal judge on Wednesday sided with defendants CrakMedia.com and ClickBooth.com, which were both hit with a patent infringement suit over systems used for configuring an existing affiliate network to receive “virtual affiliates” from an affiliate pooling network.
Bill Would Cut Off Porn From Federal Workers
Feb 12, 2015 11:21 AM PSTThe Eliminating Pornography From Agencies Act was introduced on Capitol Hill yesterday.
'Revenge Porn' Is Outlawed in the U.K.
Feb 12, 2015 11:10 AM PSTQueen Elizabeth II approved a "revenge porn” bill Thursday, a formality that is required before legislation endorsed by Parliament can become law.
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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...
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,...