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Dave Pounder Retires, Enrolls at Indiana University
Aug 12, 2005 3:00 PM PDTAdult film producer/performer Dave Pounder has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in Telecommunications at Indiana University to study the social and psychological impacts of mediated sex and sexuality.
Private Reports Break-Even for First Half of 2005
Aug 12, 2005 2:02 PM PDTPrivate Media Group released its financial results for the first six months of 2005, during which the company had zero net income and decreased sales across all major business units.
Maryland Strikes Down Child Porn Law
Aug 12, 2005 12:30 PM PDTA court of appeals ruled this week that Maryland state law does not consider downloading child pornography a crime. The decision is based on an appeal filed by a man convicted of child porn possession after police raided his home in 2003 and discovered downloaded pictures of underage girls engaged in sex acts.
Acid Rain Expands European Presence
Aug 12, 2005 11:00 AM PDTAcid Rain Productions has renewed its agreement with German-based film distributor Magma Pictures and, under the new deal, will increase its output of titles to the European market.
Jameson Clarifies Tyson Rumors
Aug 12, 2005 9:59 AM PDTJenna Jameson has commented on the rumors that ClubJenna has approached former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson to discuss the possibility of the boxer appearing in an upcoming movie.
AOL Wins $13 Million Spammer Judgment
Aug 11, 2005 4:39 PM PDTOnly days after Microsoft claimed victory against a spammer to the tune of $7 million, another Internet giant, America Online, won a similar spam victory – this time against an established “spam gang” known to generate some of the highest volume spam on the Internet.
Mobbucks.com Announces Release of JosieJunior.com
Aug 11, 2005 2:56 PM PDTMELVILLE, N.Y. – Mobbucks.com has announced the launch of its newest website, JosieJunior.com.
Porn Helps DVD Retailers Survive Challenges
Aug 11, 2005 1:56 PM PDTIndependent DVD retailers, facing competition from large chains, online rental services and video-on-demand, as well as slumping sales and rentals of DVDs in general, are increasingly relying on porn to help them survive in tough times.
Club DVD Selects Pulse Distribution
Aug 11, 2005 12:30 PM PDTClub DVD, the new video line from stalwart porn magazine Club, has selected Pulse Distribution to handle all of the company’s DVD, broadcast and mobile distribution worldwide.
Colin Farrell Sex Tape Blocked From Internet
Aug 11, 2005 11:28 AM PDTThe Colin Farrell sex tape that recently surfaced will most likely never see the light of cyberspace, a judge ruled yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court after extending a temporary restraining order that bars Farrell’s ex-girlfriend, Nicole Naraine, from marketing the tape over the Internet or through any other media outlet.
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