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Porn Guardian’s Peter Phinney Discusses Combating Counterfeit Sex Toys

Porn Guardian’s Peter Phinney Discusses Combating Counterfeit Sex Toys

Jul 8, 2014 10:30 AM PDT
Porn 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

4 More Porn Domains Ordered Transferred to XVideos, XNXX

Jul 7, 2014 1:00 PM PDT
The 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

Pennsylvania Passes Revenge Porn Bill

Jul 7, 2014 7:00 AM PDT
Pennsylvania 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

New Canadian Antispam Law Hits Violating Companies With $10M Fines

Jul 4, 2014 12:00 PM PDT
A 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

MyRedBook Closure Said to Affect More Than 10,000 Sex Workers

Jul 4, 2014 6:00 AM PDT
The 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

Woodhull, EFF Denounce MyRedBook, SFRedBook Seizures

Jul 3, 2014 1:15 PM PDT
This 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

Is Content Licensing Adult's Panacea? Experts Weigh In

Jul 3, 2014 12:00 PM PDT
It 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

U.K. Porn Filters Censor 20% of Websites, Study Says

Jul 2, 2014 12:45 PM PDT
The 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

Senate's SAVE Act Would Force Extensive Recordkeeping

Jul 2, 2014 11:45 AM PDT
Last 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

Calif. Legislature to Hear AB 1576 on Aug. 4

Jul 2, 2014 8:15 AM PDT
California's Legislature will take a one-month breather before weighing again the topic of porn and condoms.

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