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Web's Inventor Is Knighted
Dec 31, 2003 12:00 AM PSTTim Berners-Lee, an English physicists and a citizen of the UK who lives in Boston, Massachusetts, was chosen for the honor because of his key role in developing a system for organizing, linking, and browsing web pages
Artist Wins Barbie Doll Case
Dec 30, 2003 12:00 AM PSTA Utah artist who devoted much of his time and creative efforts to assaulting Barbie dolls with common household appliances won a major victory in federal appeals courtallowing him to create whatever type of art he wanted
FSC Rings In The New Year
Dec 30, 2003 12:00 AM PSTAfter enduring a few changes of the guard toward the end of 2003, the Free Speech Coalition is aiming its sights on the New Year, new membership, and a continued commitment to protecting the free speech rights of the adult industry
NationalNet Acquires Mach10
Dec 30, 2003 12:00 AM PSTIn one of three other mid-range web host acquisitions this year, with many more on the way, NationalNet announced that it has purchased Mach10, a Texas-based web host company that serves the adult entertainment industry
Lenny Bruce Gets Obscenity Pardon
Dec 29, 2003 12:00 AM PSTThe Governor grants a posthumous pardon to the stand-up comedian whose notorious loud mouth and controversial comedy acts landed him in jail 39 years ago
Sex Shops Peeved Over Ordinance
Dec 29, 2003 12:00 AM PSTTwo adult video stores filed a lawsuit in San Antonio court this week accusing law enforcement of infringing on their right to free speech
New Cyber Blackmail Trend
Dec 29, 2003 12:00 AM PSTA cyber shakedown is happening in greater numbers than previously seen and is being waged by scammers who threaten average PC users that if financial demands are not met, porn files will be downloaded
Penthouse Faces New Hurdles
Dec 26, 2003 12:00 AM PSTJust as Penthouse is beginning to show signs of recouping after filing Chapter 11 in August, a group of creditors have emerged that could take control of Bob Guccione's porn empire
UK Increases Broadband Access
Dec 26, 2003 12:00 AM PSTBT hopes to bring broadband Internet access to every community in the UK by 2005.
Internet Growth Slow But Steady
Dec 24, 2003 12:00 AM PSTAccording to Pew, Internet users in the United States did not show the same type of promising, exponential growth this year as in prior years, although the integration of the Internet into everyday culture has never been more deeply rooted
OPINIONS & VIEWS
Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.
Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General...
Could Adult Content Be Banned?
Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,...