The former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine was sentenced to life in prison Monday for kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend over the course of several hours in 2014, and of beating her male friend when he found them together in her bedroom. Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver will be eligible for parole […]
The former mixed martial arts fighter who legally changed his name to War Machine has been found guilty of 29 out of 34 charges stemming from an attack on his porn star girlfriend and the man he caught in bed with her. The jury was hung when it came to the two attempted murder charges, and they found […]
Kim Dotcom and his three co-accused are eligible for extradition to the US, the High Court has ruled in a decision just released. The US Government has been seeking to extradite Dotcom, Mathias Ortmann, Bram van der Kolk and Finn Batato to face trial on 13 counts, including allegations of conspiracy to commit racketeering; copyright […]
Publisher Vows to Fight First Amendment Battles Washington, D.C. – As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For years, the legal system protecting freedom of speech prevailed, but new government tactics, including pressuring credit card companies to cease doing business with […]
The Washington State Attorney General’s Office last week filed a most unusual consumer protection lawsuit — charging a Seattle man with running a scheme for nearly a decade where he set up a fake talent agency for adult entertainers in order to trick women into posing nude and having sex with him. Michael-Jon Matthew Hickey […]
The company has been plagued by allegations that it utilizes fake profiles of women to lure gullible male customers.
The Toronto-based parent company of the infidelity dating site Ashley Madison says it has paid more than $1.6 million US in settlements as part of an investigation led by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Ruby Corp., which was previously known as Avid Life Media, says half the money went to the FTC and half to […]
The area has previously prosecuted more than a dozen men in 2016 for online speech related to prostitution.
From Elizabeth Nolan Brown in Reason At least twelve more men face felony charges in Washington for posting comments to the now-defunct web forum known as The Review Board (TRB). The dozen defendants, most of whom who will be arraigned in King County District Court on December 14, face one count each of promoting prostitution […]
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) has asked his state’s legislature to allocate $50,000 in taxpayer funds to a nonprofit group that fights pornography. Herbert included the request in his 103-page, $16 billion budget proposal, submitted to legislators last week, alongside bigger line items to fund new voting machines, a tourism marketing campaign and defense lawyers […]
Adult film star Teanna Trump, who was sentenced to 180 days in jail after pleading guilty to a marijuana charge back in June, has reportedly been released. The 21-year-old Trump made her return to social media Friday, announcing that she had just regained her freedom: I just got out of prison…. — ?eanna ?rump (@TeannaTrump) December 9, 2016 Trump, […]
Sex workers in the Northern Territory would be significantly safer if the industry was decriminalised, and the Northern Territory Government holds true to its promise to review the legislation, peak bodies have said.
If sex work is decriminalized, as a motion called for at a Labor conference held in February, the Northern Territory would become only the second state or territory in Australia to do so, after New South Wales. The Attorney-General and Minister for Health Natasha Fyles confirmed to the ABC the new Labor Government would revise […]