Vivid, AHF Reach Settlement in Measure B Legal Battle #RemoveWeinstein

Vivid, AHF Reach Settlement in Measure B Legal Battle #RemoveWeinstein

LOS ANGELES — A settlement has been reached in Vivid Entertainment’s federal lawsuit over Los Angeles County’s Measure B. On Thursday, Vivid attorneys and counsel for intervenors in the suit, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, told a magistrate judge that they have reached a deal to end their long-running legal battle over porn production requirements. Details […]

 

‘No on Measure B’ Campaign Fined $61,500 #RemoveWeinstein

‘No on Measure B’ Campaign Fined $61,500 #RemoveWeinstein

CANOGA PARK, Calif. — California’s Fair Political Practices Commission has levied $61,500 in fines against opponents of Los Angeles County’s Measure B, the voter-approved 2012 ballot measure that requires talent to wear condoms during sex scenes. The enforcement division of the state agency said that the No on Measure B campaign failed to report the […]

 

AVN: FEC Shoots Down AHF Attempt to Target Anti-Measure B Funding

AVN: FEC Shoots Down AHF Attempt to Target Anti-Measure B Funding

As reported by Mark Kernes at AVN.com LOS ANGELES—The efforts of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to have the Federal Election Commission (FEC) look at the funding for the adult industry’s “No on Measure B” campaign came to an end today as the Commission voted 3-3 along party lines not to extend the limitations on foreign […]

 

FEC Tosses AHF’s Complaint Over Measure B Campaign Funding

FEC Tosses AHF’s Complaint Over Measure B Campaign Funding

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) will not investigate international porn company Manwin (now MindGeek) and two company executives, including former managing director Fabian Thylmann, over campaign donations made by the company to defeat the Los Angeles County mandatory “barrier protection” in porn law, Measure B. The company donated $327,000 through two of its subsidiaries to defeat […]

 

Los Angeles County Disputes AHF Measure B Allegations

Los Angeles County Disputes AHF Measure B Allegations

Los Angeles County is disputing allegations by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation that it is failing to enforce Measure B, which requires mandatory condom usage on adult film shoots, by not collecting permit fees from production companies. County Counsel Mark Saladino sent a letter to the Hollywood advocacy group on Jan. 30 in response to a […]

 

AHF Demands Los Angeles County Start Enforcing Measure B

AHF Demands Los Angeles County Start Enforcing Measure B

AIDS Healthcare Foundation has demanded LA County start setting permit fees for adult films, and start enforcing Measure B . A federal court has found the implementation of Measure B to be unconstitutional. Below is a copy of the letter sent to Los Angeles County Counsel yesterday. It’s just the latest example of Michael Weinstein […]

 

FSC Statement on Today’s Ninth Circuit Decision in the Measure B Case

FSC Statement on Today’s Ninth Circuit Decision in the Measure B Case

FSC: “Measure B Decision will Hurt Performers” The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals announced today that it would decline to issue an injunction to stop Measure B, the 2012 ballot measure which seeks mandate condoms in adult film produced in Los Angeles County. This latest decision is not a ruling on the constitutionality of Measure B, but […]

 

Vivid Entertainment Loses Measure B Appeal to Ninth Circuit

Vivid Entertainment Loses Measure B Appeal to Ninth Circuit

We’re running through the Ninth Circuit’s opinion on the Measure B appeal, and will have a detailed analysis later on. Here is the gist of it… Measure B a.k.a. the “County of Los Angeles Safer Sex In the Adult Film Industry Act”, is the ballot measure passed in 2012 that mandates the use of condoms in all vaginal and anal sex scenes in adult productions filmed in in Los Angeles […]

 

L.A. Times: After Measure B, porn production has plummeted in Los Angeles

L.A. Times: After Measure B, porn production has plummeted in Los Angeles

As the film community battles to keep Hollywood close to home, another local industry – adult entertainment — is fleeing Los Angeles. The number of permits issued for adult productions has plummeted since November 2012, when voters approved a measure that requires performers to wear condoms on sets. Last year, 40 permits were issued for […]

 
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