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Court OKs Gripe Site With Similar Domain Name
Apr 29, 2004 8:19 AM PDTAn appeals court has reversed a lower court decision finding a website operator liable for trademark infringement when he posted a gripe site against a business. The court said a domain name resembling another was not liable because it did not make commercial use of the trademark.
U.S. Files Criminal Charges Over Spam
Apr 28, 2004 4:49 PM PDTThe Federal Trade Commission plans to announce Thursday the first criminal prosecutions under the government's new "can spam" legislation. Four Internet entrepreneurs have been accused of disguising their identities in millions of email sales pitches for weight-loss products.
Lightspeedcash Introduces ePassporte
Apr 28, 2004 4:11 PM PDTLightspeedcash, famous for treating its’ affiliates like gold, is once again at the forefront of the adult internet, offering affiliates yet another convenient method of payment for their sales. In addition to checks and wires, Lightspeed now offers the ePassporte payment option for sales generated to any of its’ 30 high converting web sites.
ACLU Challenges Patriot Act
Apr 28, 2004 3:05 PM PDTThe American Civil Liberties Union went public with grievances over the constitutionality of the Patriot Act and a sealed court case involving the “National Security Letter” power, which authorizes the FBI to obtain sensitive customer records from businesses.
H2oh Hosting Launches Unmetered Bandwidth Dedicated Servers
Apr 28, 2004 2:15 PM PDTH2oh Hosting, web hosting company for the adult industry, is pleased to announce the launch of it’s dedicated hosting service. In a continuing effort to bring unique and effective solutions to adult webmasters, H2oh Hosting’s dedicated servers are now available in both 10mbps and 100mbps unmetered bandwidth allotments.
Patent Office May Restructure
Apr 28, 2004 11:57 AM PDTIn a report from the National Research Council, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is due for a major restructuring, or at the very least some intervention from Congress or outside agencies to avoid compromising the integrity of the patent-issuing process.
Viacom's Karmazin: ‘Anal Sex’ OK Over Air
Apr 28, 2004 11:30 AM PDT"We are fighting in Iraq for freedom. If it doesn't appeal to you, shut the radio off. Just because you don't like the words 'anal sex,' doesn't make it indecent." So said Viacom President and Chief Operating Officer Mel Karmazin, who blasted the FCC over this year’s indecency crackdown.
VirtuaGirl's Gay Brother Just Got Sexier
Apr 28, 2004 11:19 AM PDTIn conjunction with the release of VirtuaGuy2, Totem will soon be releasing a special gay version of their cash program TotemCash.
Men Trump Women With Porn Clicks – Survey
Apr 28, 2004 10:12 AM PDTIt may seem obvious, but a survey released Wednesday says that more men than women view pornography at work. Twenty-two percent of male employees said they had visited a porn site while at work, while only 12 percent of women had done so, according to Websense.
Child Porn Raid Renders 23,000
Apr 28, 2004 10:10 AM PDTThe FBI uncovered a child porn ring that involved 23,000 U.S. residents, authorities announced Wednesday. All of the suspects in the case were tied to a website that peddled child porn on a subscription basis.
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...