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Web's Inventor Is Knighted

Dec 31, 2003 12:00 AM PST
Tim 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 PST
A 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 PST
After 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 PST
In 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 PST
The 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 PST
Two 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 PST
A 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 PST
Just 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 PST
BT 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 PST
According 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


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... More »

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,... More »

Cutting Costs in the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Adult website owners are comprised of two groups: One is comfortable giving up 30-50 percent of their site’s gross sales revenue (aka profit) in exchange for software, hosting and services despite... More »
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