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Libraries, Schools Pressured to Block Porn or Lose Funding
Jul 9, 2004 11:46 AM PDTAs of July 1, public libraries and schools are officially under the scrutiny of the U.S. Government and could risk losing federal funding if they don't take swift action against pornography on publicly accessed computers.
Cease-and-Desist Letter Sent to Scandal-Inc.com
Jul 9, 2004 11:00 AM PDTMainstream actress Cameron Diaz has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the owners of Scandal-inc.com, the website which has posted the footage of her starring in an S&M video.
Traci Lords Chosen as Judge for 'Ultimate Film Fanatic'
Jul 9, 2004 10:00 AM PDTFormer underage film starlet Traci Lords has been in full migration from the porn industry for quite some time and this week became an official judge for a mainstream game show titled "Ultimate Film Fanatic."
Adobe Gets Nailed for Patent Infringement
Jul 9, 2004 8:15 AM PDTTech giant Adobe Systems has been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit filed by four Colorado-based inventors, Jeffrey Alan Hughes, Lai-Chong May Chan, Richard Stephen Elliott, and Robert William Pinna.
WebAir Launches WebAirDRM
Jul 9, 2004 7:39 AM PDTWebAir Launches WebAirDRM To Provide A True Digital Rights Management Solution
First-Ever Playboy Mansion Calendar Debuts
Jul 8, 2004 3:49 PM PDTPlayboy said Thursday it is rolling out its first-ever swimsuit calendar photographed on the grounds of the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills. Playboy and John F. Turner Co. are teaming up efforts for the 16-month calendar, which retails at $15.99 and includes a 44-minute "Playmates at Play" DVD documentary.
Hannah Harper Re-signs With Sin City
Jul 8, 2004 2:05 PM PDT“Deciding to stay was easy," said adult star Hannah Harper, who just inked a 2-year deal with Sin City. "I really like working with the company and it's directors," said Harper, who along with Shay Sweet and Aurora Snow are the company’s contract performers.
Nevada Residents Spar Over Brothels
Jul 8, 2004 12:24 PM PDTTo brothel or not to brothel, that is the question for many Nevada residents this week as they spar over whether to add a question to the November ballot that would effectively kill off the brothel industry in part of the only state with legalized prostitution.
Penthouse’s Guccione Is Asked to Stay
Jul 8, 2004 11:00 AM PDTPenthouse founder Robert Guccione may continue as publisher after all. In court papers filed Wednesday, General Media Inc. said it wants to keep Guccione as publisher of Penthouse for at least the next decade and to pay him an annual salary of $1 million.
FCC Pushes for Record-Keeping Proposal
Jul 8, 2004 10:18 AM PDTThe Federal Communications Commission issued a new record-keeping proposal this week that will put increasing responsibility on media companies for acts of broadcast indecency.
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...