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Bunny Ranch's Dennis Hof Threatens to Sue City of Oakland

Bunny Ranch's Dennis Hof Threatens to Sue City of Oakland

Jun 12, 2014 3:15 PM PDT
Dennis 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'

FSC Calls AHF-Promoted STI Study 'Shameful'

Jun 12, 2014 2:15 PM PDT
Adult 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'

U.K. Human Rights Panel 'Welcomes' Bill for 'Rape Porn'

Jun 12, 2014 12:15 PM PDT
Parliament'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

X-Art Sought Protective Order in Porn Piracy Case

Jun 12, 2014 11:15 AM PDT
The 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

New York Senate Passes Revenge Porn Ban

Jun 12, 2014 10:30 AM PDT
New York senators voted today — and passed —legislation that would make revenge porn illegal in the Big Apple.
Perfect 10, LeaseWeb Settle Infringement Case

Perfect 10, LeaseWeb Settle Infringement Case

Jun 11, 2014 10:00 AM PDT
Adult 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

Judge Might Allow Piracy Defendant to Comb Through 2257 Records

Jun 10, 2014 6:00 PM PDT
A 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

Dreamroom Settles Infringement Suit Against FC2.com

Jun 10, 2014 4:45 PM PDT
Japanese-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

AHF Reveals New UCLA Study Concerning STDs in Porn

Jun 10, 2014 12:15 PM PDT
AIDS 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

Weinstein's Crusade Misplaced, Adult Industry Leaders Say

Jun 6, 2014 4:00 PM PDT
Michael 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

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

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... More »

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... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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