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Bunny Ranch's Dennis Hof Threatens to Sue City of Oakland
Jun 12, 2014 3:15 PM PDTDennis Hof, owner of The Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel is threatening a lawsuit against the city of Oakland, California over the removal of a billboard advertising his restaurant and bar.
FSC Calls AHF-Promoted STI Study 'Shameful'
Jun 12, 2014 2:15 PM PDTAdult industry trade group Free Speech Coalition today published an article on its blog titled "The 9 Most Outrageous Flaws in AHF’s Performer STI Study."
U.K. Human Rights Panel 'Welcomes' Bill for 'Rape Porn'
Jun 12, 2014 12:15 PM PDTParliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights said in a report released Wednesday that it "welcomes" a new proposal that extends the possession of extreme pornography to include possession of porn depicting rape and other non-consensual sexual penetration.
X-Art Sought Protective Order in Porn Piracy Case
Jun 12, 2014 11:15 AM PDTThe operators of X-Art.com, who say they have been the target of a "fanatical Internet hate group," recently filed a motion seeking a protective order seeking to seal a deposition and an order preventing opposing counsel from discussing a porn piracy case against a John Doe. The motion was unsealed by a federal court yesterday after it was ultimately granted.
New York Senate Passes Revenge Porn Ban
Jun 12, 2014 10:30 AM PDTNew York senators voted today — and passed —legislation that would make revenge porn illegal in the Big Apple.
Perfect 10, LeaseWeb Settle Infringement Case
Jun 11, 2014 10:00 AM PDTAdult entertainment brand Perfect 10 last week entered into a settlement deal with LeaseWeb over charges that the hosting provider was working with a number of websites to host pirated copies of its copyrighted images.
Judge Might Allow Piracy Defendant to Comb Through 2257 Records
Jun 10, 2014 6:00 PM PDTA federal judge in Chicago yesterday, making a preliminary ruling in a porn piracy case, said that a defendant may potentially be allowed to comb through X-Art.com's 2257 records in discovery in support of an "unclean hands" defense.
Dreamroom Settles Infringement Suit Against FC2.com
Jun 10, 2014 4:45 PM PDTJapanese-language porn company Dreamroom Productions has settled its year-old suit against popular Japanese video-hosting site FC2.com over copyright infringement charges.
AHF Reveals New UCLA Study Concerning STDs in Porn
Jun 10, 2014 12:15 PM PDTAIDS Healthcare Foundation held a teleconference today to present a recent embargoed UCLA research study of several hundred adult film performers.
Weinstein's Crusade Misplaced, Adult Industry Leaders Say
Jun 6, 2014 4:00 PM PDTMichael Weinstein's decade-long attempt to make condoms mandatory in porn productions has, for the most part, enraged the adult entertainment industry. Today's XBIZ.com Q&A interview with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's leader may have elevated that rage
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Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment
The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The...
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...