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FSC, Justice Dept. Attorneys Give Arguments in 2257 Appeal
Dec 9, 2014 2:15 PM PSTAttorneys for the Free Speech Coalition and the U.S. Justice Department gave opposing arguments today in an appellate hearing in the case Free Speech Coalition vs. Holder.
Playboy Sues Irish Website Over Kate Moss Pics
Dec 9, 2014 8:15 AM PSTPlayboy has an Irish website company in its legal crosshairs for allegedly posting a link to its 60th anniversary issue supermodel Kate Moss photos before the shoot was publicly available.
Adult Tube Site WorldStarPorn.net Scores Victory in Domain Case
Dec 8, 2014 1:30 PM PSTAn arbitrator last month sided with adult tube site WorldStarPorn.net, which was hit with a cybersquatting claim filed by mainstream hip-hop shock site WorldStarHipHop.com.
Australian Sex Party Seeks Victorian State Parliament Seat
Dec 8, 2014 7:30 AM PSTBuoyed by the generous donations of its sponsors, the Australian Sex Party is ramping up its campaign to secure a seat in the Victorian State Parliament.
ATVOD Seeks Public Input to Incorporate New Rules
Dec 1, 2014 3:45 PM PSTATVOD, the U.K. video-on-demand authority, today launched a three-month public consultation for its proposal to update its “Rules and Guidance."
ATVOD: 34 U.K. Porn Sites Violated Rule 11
Dec 1, 2014 9:45 AM PSTVideo-on-demand regulator ATVOD today said it found 34 adult websites to be in breach of Rule 11, the U.K. statute that requires operators to make sure those under 18 can't access hardcore porn.
LeaseWeb's Parent Company Loses Cybersquatting Case
Nov 29, 2014 6:00 AM PSTThe results of a recent cybersquatting case involving LeaseWeb's parent company offer a cautionary tale for online companies that may be neglecting to properly exploit their intellectual property rights.
Questions Remain as U.K. Porn Law Takes Effect
Nov 28, 2014 1:00 PM PSTWith new adult website regulations hitting the U.K. on Monday, Dec. 1, many porn producers, marketers and distributors are questioning how (or even if) these measures will affect them — and receiving conflicting answers.
U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of Ariz. 'Revenge Porn' Law
Nov 28, 2014 11:30 AM PSTA federal judge on Wednesday blocked from enforcement Arizona's new "revenge porn" law, which threatens criminal prosecution for posting and reposting content online without explicit consent and has been described as "vastly overbroad in its reach" by its opponents.
SMAshleyMadison Ordered Transferred to Cheating-Spouse Dating Site
Nov 25, 2014 2:45 PM PSTAn arbitrator has sided with cheating-spouse dating site AshleyMadison.com in a cybersquatting case involving the domain name SMAshleyMadison.com.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...