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Porn Guardian’s Peter Phinney Discusses Combating Counterfeit Sex Toys
Jul 8, 2014 10:30 AM PDTPorn Guardian co-founder Peter Phinney says that the strategy of his organization’s new Product Piracy Pilot Program, launching this weekend at ANME in collaboration with the Free Speech Coalition, is to make it “uncomfortable and [financially] unproductive” for sellers of counterfeit merchandise.
4 More Porn Domains Ordered Transferred to XVideos, XNXX
Jul 7, 2014 1:00 PM PDTThe parent company of XVideos.com and XNXX.com has snagged four more adult tube site domains in four more UDRP cases.
Pennsylvania Passes Revenge Porn Bill
Jul 7, 2014 7:00 AM PDTPennsylvania lawmakers have sent Governor Corbett a bill that would make revenge porn a crime in the state.
New Canadian Antispam Law Hits Violating Companies With $10M Fines
Jul 4, 2014 12:00 PM PDTA new antispam law went into effect on Tuesday in Canada requiring email senders to verify that they have the recipient’s consent.
MyRedBook Closure Said to Affect More Than 10,000 Sex Workers
Jul 4, 2014 6:00 AM PDTThe seizures of MyRedbook.com and SFRedbook.com could put more than 10,000 sex workers who relied on the sites in financial turbulence, says a leading authority on erotic service providers.
Woodhull, EFF Denounce MyRedBook, SFRedBook Seizures
Jul 3, 2014 1:15 PM PDTThis week's FBI seizures of MyRedbook.com and SFRedbook.com have created a dangerous precedent that could eventually impair the safe operations of all websites that include objectionable content, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance.
Is Content Licensing Adult's Panacea? Experts Weigh In
Jul 3, 2014 12:00 PM PDTIt sounds appealing in an industry always seeking new ways to boost its revenue streams. Create good adult content, mix it with a familiar brand and start licensing products to myriad companies around the world chomping at the bit to cash in.
U.K. Porn Filters Censor 20% of Websites, Study Says
Jul 2, 2014 12:45 PM PDTThe parental filters of U.K. ISPs are blocking 20 percent of the 100,000 most-visited websites on broadband and mobile phone, according to the Open Rights Group. Even XBIZ.com apparently is being blocked by six U.K. ISPs, as seen by a new tool released by the group.
Senate's SAVE Act Would Force Extensive Recordkeeping
Jul 2, 2014 11:45 AM PDTLast week, Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Mark Kirk introduced the Senate version of the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation (SAVE) Act that would create federal criminal liability for online content publishers who host ads related to child trafficking.
Calif. Legislature to Hear AB 1576 on Aug. 4
Jul 2, 2014 8:15 AM PDTCalifornia's Legislature will take a one-month breather before weighing again the topic of porn and condoms.
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