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Calif. Appropriations Panel to Hear AB 1576 on Wednesday

Calif. Appropriations Panel to Hear AB 1576 on Wednesday

May 16, 2014 10:00 AM PDT
Assembly Bill 1576, the proposal that would mandate condom use in all porn productions shot in California, continues to wend its way through the state's Legislature. Next stop: The state's Assembly's Appropriation Committee.
Judge Won't Dismiss Infringement Suit Against LeaseWeb

Judge Won't Dismiss Infringement Suit Against LeaseWeb

May 15, 2014 3:00 PM PDT
A federal judge last month denied LeaseWeb's motion to dismiss Perfect 10's complaint that it should be held liable for copyright infringement. Perfect 10 in March accused the hosting provider of being in cahoots with a number of websites that host pirated copies of its copyrighted images.
BitPay Raises $30 Million in New Funding

BitPay Raises $30 Million in New Funding

May 15, 2014 9:45 AM PDT
Bitcoin merchant processor BitPay has raised $30 million in funding, the largest ever financing round for a bitcoin-related company.
Dreamroom's Copyright Case Against FC2.com Heads to Trial

Dreamroom's Copyright Case Against FC2.com Heads to Trial

May 14, 2014 3:45 PM PDT
A copyright infringement case involving more than 1,000 videos allegedly found on popular Japanese video-hosting site FC2.com gets under way before a jury next week at federal court in Los Angeles.
Ira Isaacs Seeks to Surrender to Prison Authorities on July 12

Ira Isaacs Seeks to Surrender to Prison Authorities on July 12

May 14, 2014 11:45 AM PDT
After an unfavorable appeals court ruling, fetish filmmaker Ira Isaacs will be headed to federal prison. A July 12 surrender date has been selected.
Indonesia Bans Vimeo, Defines Nudity as Porn

Indonesia Bans Vimeo, Defines Nudity as Porn

May 14, 2014 8:00 AM PDT
Keeping with its staunch anti-porn policy, the Indonesian government banned video sharing site Vimeo for containing nudity, creating a public outcry in a country considered to be one of the world’s largest users of social media.
L.A. to Draft New Rules for 'Adult-Oriented Uses'

L.A. to Draft New Rules for 'Adult-Oriented Uses'

May 13, 2014 3:15 PM PDT
Los Angeles City Council members voted unanimously today to draft new rules that would prevent future "adult entertainment or adult-oriented uses" in four corridors of the San Fernando Valley.
E.U. Court: Search Engines Must Remove Links on Request

E.U. Court: Search Engines Must Remove Links on Request

May 13, 2014 10:30 AM PDT
In directive that likely will have wide ramifications, European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday that individuals can ask search engines to remove links to news articles, court cases, legal judgments and other documents in search results for their name.
FCC Chair Revises Net Neutrality Plan Before Thursday's Vote

FCC Chair Revises Net Neutrality Plan Before Thursday's Vote

May 12, 2014 4:00 PM PDT
The FCC's chairman has revised his proposal for net neutrality after receiving considerable unfavorable criticism on a plan unveiled in April.
Texas' $5 'Pole Tax' Survives Appeal

Texas' $5 'Pole Tax' Survives Appeal

May 12, 2014 2:00 PM PDT
Texas' $5-per-head tax on strip and gentlemen's clubs does not violate free-speech rights, a state appeals court ruled.

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