John Kelly is not the "adult in the room" | MSNBC

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John Kelly is not the "adult in the room" | MSNBC

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May A Producer Of Adult Content Sue Users Who Jointly Download Using BitTorrent?

Film and Television Law Blog

There have been a number of cases in which federal courts have been addressing the issue of peer to peer downloads of adult content. These cases generally take into account the fact that the defendants are downloading adult content. adult content download entertainment law

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Wrentham, MA Considers Adult Entertainment Zoning Regulations

The Legal Satyricon

A municipality that does not provide certain locations within the community where adult uses may reasonably operate is essentially denying that form of free speech, and they could locate where non-adult businesses, [.]. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law Its nice to see a reporter get the coverage right: Municipal zoning bylaws may limit such uses, but cities and towns can’t completely prohibit them.

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Adult Film Industry Loses Appeal Over Los Angeles' Condom Law

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The 9th Circuit decides that making porn actors wear condoms doesn''t run afoul of the First Amendment read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Massachusetts court strikes down ordinance limiting permits for adult businesses

The Legal Satyricon

Adult Entertainment Law First Amendment secondary effectsBy Laura Tucker A U.S. District Court in Mendon, Mass., granted summary judgment in favor of Showtime Entertainment, allowing the company a special permit to open a live nude dancing venue and invalidating an ordinance that gave the zoning board too broad of authority to deny permits to similar businesses. In its order, the court [.].

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Adult film industry decries piracy in new video

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy This surprisingly sober (and thoroughly work-safe) video from the Free Speech Coalition addresses the problems piracy causes in the adult entertainment industry. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law piracy For several years, “Tube&# sites such as YouPorn, which feature content uploaded by amateurs and pirated from professionals, have taken a significant bite out of the industry’s earnings. The video’s [.].

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Destin, Florida Passes New Adult Entertainment Ordinance

The Legal Satyricon

Posted in Adult Entertainment Law. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law Sexually oriented’ ordinance passes Destin City Council - Destinlog.com.

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Adult Industry Challenges Los Angeles County Measure B

Entertainment Law

My good friends Paul Cambria of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, Louis Sirkin of Santen Hughes and Bob Corn-Revere of Davis Wright Tremaine filed an action today in California Federal court challenging Los Angeles County’s recent mandate requiring performers to wear condoms while shooting adult films in Los Angeles County, a.k.a. The lawsuit also challenges the county’s jurisdiction to regulate adult production on performer health and safety.

A Red Letter Day For Adult Sites

Media Law Prof Blog

Today, ICANN voted to consider adding.xxx as a domain for adult (otherwise known as porn) sites. Porn sites have wanted their own domain for several years, but not everyone thinks such a move is a good idea. More here

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Adult Content Loose In Cyberspace

Media Law Prof Blog

In a recent column, FindLaw's Eric Sinrod discusses access to adult content in cyberspace

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New Obscenity Prosecution – United States v. Adult DVD Empire

The Legal Satyricon

Federal prosecutors have filed obscenity charges against Adult DVD Empire in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law ass hat obscenity politics source) This is the same district where Mary Beth Buchanan held her little reign of terror. It appears that her successor, Robert Cessar, is just as much of a petty little control freak as his predecessor. this was a [.].

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Sixth Circuit Upholds Adult Entertainment Regulation

The Legal Satyricon

Hot on the heels of its recent mental goatse to preserve Section 2257, the Sixth Circuit does it again with an adult entertainment ordinance challenge. Posted in Adult Entertainment Law. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law I would write about it, but why duplicate Professor Salkin’s excellent effort?

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Adult film studios getting nasty over South Korea porn piracy

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Something tells us the adult film industry doesn't have the ear of the U.S. Trade Representative. Sure, South Korea appears on the government's special 301 watch list of IP offenders around the world, but nary a word.

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Once Again, Adult Entertainment Leads the Way

The Legal Satyricon

Posted in Adult Entertainment Law. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law Technologically speaking, we all owe a lot to the porn industry. But for porn, we wouldn’t have had VHS tapes (well, they might not have made it over Beta), nor would we likely have our current streaming video capability. Well, here comes 3-D porn.

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The PROTECT IP act – a new name for COICA with the same uselessness for adult entertainment

The Legal Satyricon

Adult Entertainment Law internet lawDeVoy I’ve previously written about the futility of federal proposals to further regulate the internet for copyright infringement. Fellow blogger and colleague Ron Coleman – who participated in a really awesome brief with Marc and I – took note of my prior musings about this topic, focused on the failed Combating Online Infringement [.].

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Taxing the Adult Film Industry In the EU

Media Law Prof Blog

Uladzislau Belavusau, European University Institute and University of California, Berkeley, has published Sex in the Union: EU Law, Taxation and the Adult Industry, at 4 European Law Reporter 144-150 (2010). Here is the abstract. In March of 2010 the ECJ

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Indianapolis Adult Entertainment Ordinance Struck Down – Annex Books v. City of Indianapolis

The Legal Satyricon

Back in the 1980s, religious fundamentalists on the Indianapolis City Council teamed up with Catharine MacKinnon and passed a ludicrous anti-pornography ordinance designed to creatively outlaw adult entertainment altogether. [.]. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law Sexual Politics censorship church and state secondary effects sex law The City of Indianapolis has a long and shameful history of treading on the Constitution in its own little private war on sexual free expression.

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Los Angeles' New Adult Film Condom Law Has Holes

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Observers question who will be enforcing a new law mandating condom use on L.A.-based based porn sets. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business

U.S. Access To Craigslist "Adult Services" Apparently Blocked

Media Law Prof Blog

access to its "adult services" area with a "censored" tag, according to this report from the New York Times. Craigslist, possibly in a response to public opinion, has blocked U.S. Is the block permanent

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Young Guns Legal Panel at Adult Entertainment Expo

The Legal Satyricon

LAS VEGAS — It was strange to see an AEE legal seminar that had more attorneys in the audience than on the stage, but as Jennifer Kinsley, Marc Randazza and Cary Wiggins spoke on a variety of topics important to the adult industry, their mentors, including H. Posted in Adult Entertainment Law. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law

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Judge Rules White Girl Will Be Tried As Black Adult | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Judge Rules White Girl Will Be Tried As Black Adult | The Onion - America''s Finest News Source

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Donald Trump is a petulant, whiny man-child, and treating him like an adult just cost the world

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Donald Trump is a petulant, whiny man-child, and treating him like an adult just cost the world"Some of the efforts to dissuade Trump from withdrawing actually had the reverse effect, further entrenching his original position.

Vero Beach, Flori-duh Moves to Ban Adult Entertainment

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Tags: Adult Entertainment Law Flori-duh Sexual Politics ass hat flunkies imbeciles sex law

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California Agency Fines Two Adult Film Entertainment Companies For Failure To Follow Safety Rules

Media Law Prof Blog

The AP reports that the California Department of Safety and Health has fined both Hustler Video and Forsaken Pictures for failing to require the use of condoms or other "protective equipment" during the filming of adult entertainment produced by their

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New York Teenagers Dumped in Adult Jails - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The Supreme Court has said emphatically that it is morally and constitutionally wrong to equate offenses committed by adolescents with those carried out by adults. And research shows that prosecuting adolescents as adults needlessly destroys their lives and turns many of them into career criminals. New York is tied with North Carolina at the top of the list of states with retrograde laws that automatically funnel 16-year-olds into the adult system.

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Craigslist Tells House Judiciary Committee It Has Shut Down US Adult Services Section Of Its Site

Media Law Prof Blog

From the New York Times: a Craigslist official and a member of its legal team told the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday that the website has "discontinued" its adult services section. However, CNN reports that concerns continue over sex trafficking in

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Sixth Circuit Upholds Denial of Preliminary Injunction In Adult Bookstore Case

Media Law Prof Blog

The Sixth Circuit has upheld the denial of a preliminary injunction to a Memphis, Tennessee bookstore that sells "adult-themed" material. Plaintiff's first argument is that the definition of "adult bookstore" violates the Equal Protection Clause. The Tennessee Act regulates "adult-oriented

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More Harm Than Good: How Children are Unjustly Tried as Adults in New Orleans | Southern Poverty Law Center

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The Orleans Parish district attorney is prosecuting children as adults in unprecedented numbers. Although nothing in the law requires Louisiana prosecutors to charge children as adults, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro chooses to transfer children to adult court in almost every possible instance. Some of the children he transfers are found innocent of any crime – but only after enduring the stress and danger of the adult system.

One man’s heist from an adult novelty store blows up on him

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy A Virginia man broke into an adult novelty store earlier this week, but did not steal anything. Law enforcement was summoned and, upon arriving on the scene, the suspect fled to a closet in an effort to avoid apprehension. He was then discovered by police — as he was “attempting sexual relations&# [.].

New federal web laws will confiscate wealth from adult, other industries

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy Pat Leahy seems to actually know a bit about intellectual property law, if you listen to him speak long enough. Based on the failed introduction of COICA in the fall, he’s clearly aware of the ravages piracy has caused on the broader recording and entertainment industries, as well as the harm of [.]. copyright internet law ip piracy

Town Fires City Manager Because of Marriage To Adult Film Actress

Media Law Prof Blog

MSNBC.com reports that the Fort Myers Beach town council has fired Scott Janke as town manager, giving as its reason Mr. Janke's recent marriage to adult film actress Anabela Mota, who uses the name Jazella Moore for screen work.

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You know… instead of the G…

The Legal Satyricon

Filed under: adult entertainment trademarks, awesomeness, humor. adult entertainment trademarks awesomeness humor

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You know… instead of the G…

The Legal Satyricon

Filed under: adult entertainment trademarks, awesomeness, humor. adult entertainment trademarks awesomeness humor

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Proposed New Porn Rule: No porn with your kids

The Legal Satyricon

A few weeks ago, I declared that I have two rules for porn: Rule #1: The subjects must be adults Rule #2: The subjects must be consenting adults I am not sure if I should add this as a third rule: Proposed Rule #3: The subjects should not be in a pornographic film with their [.]. Adult Entertainment Law Flori-duh

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Viacom Says It Doesn't Collect "Personal Information" from Children

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Adults? That's a different story. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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With.xxx imminent, people finally notice it

The Legal Satyricon

For those unfamiliar with the domain name, there are two types of initial availability: Sunrise A, where existing adult companies can get.xxx domains to correspond with their.com [.]. Adult Entertainment Law adult entertainment trademarks domain names trademarkDeVoy At Likelihood of Confusion, guest blogger Michael David Brozik provides an overview of the.xxx roll-out, which is happening in phases beginning now.

Bieber Bang Bus Presents

The Legal Satyricon

Filed under: Adult Entertainment Law, awesomeness, fair use, humor, lulz, parody, trademark Tagged: video. Adult Entertainment Law awesomeness fair use humor lulz parody trademark

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Anonymous Comes for Hunter Moore

The Legal Satyricon

2257 Adult Entertainment Law ass hat culture feminism imbeciles internet jurisdiction internet law life obscenity piracy political correctness Section 230 Sexual PoliticsThe cool thing about Anonymous is that they may want less rules on the Internet than some would wish for. But, they also realize that there is a line. You cross it, you eat s**t. Take the legal issue out of it, and this is why Hunter Moore is a douchebag: Once upon a time, [.].

Tiffany Shepherd, From Bikini-Claid Bait Girl to Porn to Cybersquatting Victim

The Legal Satyricon

Tiffany Shepherd, the Port Saint Lucie schoolteacher who was fired from her job because she worked on a fishing charter boat in a bikini has decided to make the jump into adult entertainment. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law Flori-duh adult entertainment trademarks cybersquatting Unfortunately, after being the victim of puritanical flori-duh social conservatives, she is now the victim of scumbag cybersquatters. It looks [.].

Not our sponsor, but they should be

The Legal Satyricon

Filed under: Adult Entertainment Law. Tags: Adult Entertainment Law A billboard inspired by the ad has a bunch of big bad Texans’ panties in a wad.

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Donald Trump Sued by Stormy Daniels Over Unsigned "Hush Agreement"

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The adult film star says she's free to discuss her alleged affair with the president, even though she was paid $130,000 as part of a 2016 settlement.

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Stormy Daniels Asks Court to Deny Trump Lawyer's Attempt to Compel "Hush Agreement" Arbitration

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The adult star and Trump's personal attorney dispute whether a settlement agreement requiring her silence about an alleged affair is valid. read more. THR, Esq. Politics Politics THR Online Donald Trump

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Proposed New Porn Rule: No porn with your kids

The Legal Satyricon

A few weeks ago, I declared that I have two rules for porn: Rule #1: The subjects must be adults Rule #2: The subjects must be consenting adults I am not sure if I should add this as a third rule: Proposed Rule #3: The subjects should not be in a pornographic film with their [.]. Adult Entertainment Law Flori-duh

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