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Porn Vending Machines Big Hit in England
Jun 25, 2004 2:49 PM PDTIn what could transform the entire distribution process for the U.S. and international porn industries, vending machines have proven to be a big hit in England as part of a trial run launched by adult entertainment company RelishXXX, based in London.
Bloodless, 20-Minute HIV Tests OKd for Wider Use
Jun 25, 2004 2:22 PM PDTIn a decision that may help the porn industry, the Bush administration said Friday that it will permit wider use of an oral test for the AIDS virus that gives results in 20 minutes. OraQuick, manufactured by OraSure Technologies Inc., does not require blood.
Man Arraigned for Foiling Google Ads
Jun 25, 2004 12:45 PM PDTMichael Anthony Bradley of Oak Park, Calif. claims to have developed a software program that could cause fraudulent clicks, foiling Google's cost-per-click advertisements on websites, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California announced Friday.
110 Media Group Appoints Advisor
Jun 25, 2004 11:44 AM PDT110 Media Group, Inc. Appoints, Stephen Bugbee as Advisor to the Board of Directors.
Mysterious Virus Rips Through Cyberspace
Jun 25, 2004 11:44 AM PDTThe most recent virus attack that is taking cyberspace by storm is still a mystery to many Internet security experts. The yet-unnamed virus, which emerged on or before June 24, is spreading through the web at a rapid pace infecting hundreds and thousands of computers, although its intentions are still not fully know, according to experts.
Sex Boat Cruise Creates Waves in Cyprus
Jun 25, 2004 10:26 AM PDTNICOSIA, Cyprus — Sex cruises off the coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean are becoming quite the rage, but officials are concerned and may make arrests.
Bathhouses, Sex Clubs Could Be Required to Obtain Licenses
Jun 25, 2004 8:47 AM PDTAt the urging of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles County Health Department announced a proposal Friday that the county's 11 bathhouses and sex clubs be required to obtain operational licenses from the health department in order to conduct business as usual.
Netbilling Announces New Merchant Account Bank
Jun 25, 2004 7:50 AM PDTNetbilling Announces New Adult Domestic Merchant Account Solution For Merchants At All Processing Levels
ReelGuys.org Launches Gay Movie Review Show
Jun 24, 2004 3:04 PM PDTPresented as a new concept in online gay porn movie reviews, the site offers text-based reviews of video and DVD releases as well as streaming video featuring company founder Mark Kliem and Lex Kyler as they review two gay porn flicks each week and show clips.
Penis-Pump Jurist May Lift Sex Toy Industry
Jun 24, 2004 2:53 PM PDTThe multibillion-dollar sex toy industry got a rise Thursday on disclosure that even a judge allegedly uses them — on the bench — for pleasure. A complaint says an Oklahoma jurist frequently masturbated and used a penis pump for enhancing erections while his court was in session.
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