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L.A. County Considers Bathhouse Laws

L.A. County Considers Bathhouse Laws

Sep 8, 2004 11:17 AM PDT
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has tentatively passed a new law that would impose new health ordinances on bathhouses and sex clubs. If the Los Angeles City Council also passes the law, commercial sex venues (CSVs) would be required to obtain a public health facility permit from the health officer.

Playboy.com May Expand Business into Online Dating

Sep 8, 2004 10:25 AM PDT
On Playboy.com’s 10th anniversary Wednesday, the Playboy Enterprise division said it is considering expanding into the online dating business and will announce that it is seeking the nation’s sexiest McDonald’s employees to pose for the upcoming "Women of McDonald's" online pictorial.
Playboy Features the Girls of Gaming

Playboy Features the Girls of Gaming

Sep 8, 2004 7:47 AM PDT
Playboy has a half-century tradition of centerfolds and pinup girls. In its very first issue in 1953, actress Marilyn Monroe was the centerfold. The illustrator Vargas created classic pinup pictures for the men’s magazine for decades.
Falcon Cuts Ties With Jason Adonis

Falcon Cuts Ties With Jason Adonis

Sep 7, 2004 3:43 PM PDT
The Falcon Family of Companies announced Tuesday that it has released Jason Adonis from its in-house talent roster. Adonis had previously been given high honors with Falcon as one of its Lifetime Exclusive actors, which means working only for Falcon for the entire span of his career.

Sender Protection Framework Favored By Spammers

Sep 7, 2004 12:55 PM PDT
Industry analysts have recently pinpointed a popular new strategy spammers and phishers are using in the so far unstoppable spam war. A recent study says that spammers are using Sender Protection Framework in greater numbers than previously known, with 38 percent more spam messages registering SPF records than other mail.
Proposal Would Sharply Limit P2P File Sharing

Proposal Would Sharply Limit P2P File Sharing

Sep 7, 2004 12:07 PM PDT
The U.S. Copyright Office is meeting with a number of Internet companies and organizations Tuesday to discuss proposed changes to the so-called “Induce Act” that limits peer-to-peer file sharing.

TV Sex Influences Teen Behavior

Sep 7, 2004 10:14 AM PDT
A new survey states that sex on television has an impact on the sexual behavior of adolescents. The Rand Corp. study reports that 12- to 17-year-olds who watched sexual content on television were twice as likely to be sexually active themselves the following year.
Acacia Licenses to Bloomberg

Acacia Licenses to Bloomberg

Sep 7, 2004 9:49 AM PDT
Acacia Technologies Group penned a licensing deal Monday with Bloomberg L.P., one of the largest global media organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Founded in 1981 by the current mayor of New York, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Bloomberg L.P encompasses Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Press.
EFF Backs Justice Department Against Cyber-Snooping

EFF Backs Justice Department Against Cyber-Snooping

Sep 6, 2004 12:05 PM PDT
In a rare move, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is backing the Justice Department in a court case. EFF attorney Kevin Bankston told XBiz that this case is of “central importance to the future of all Internet users’ privacy.”
Titan Media Wins Infringement Case

Titan Media Wins Infringement Case

Sep 6, 2004 8:00 AM PDT
Gay adult content producer Titan Media had its efforts at copyright protection vindicated after winning a $418,000 judgment in a copyright infringement case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.


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