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Viewing Child Porn Not a State Crime, N.Y. Appeals Court Rules

Viewing Child Porn Not a State Crime, N.Y. Appeals Court Rules

May 8, 2012 6:00 PM PDT
The New York Court of Appeals has ruled that viewing child porn online doesn't constitute either criminal possession or procurement under state penal law.
ICM Again Asks Court to Dismiss Manwin's Antitrust Claims

ICM Again Asks Court to Dismiss Manwin's Antitrust Claims

May 8, 2012 5:45 PM PDT
For a second time, ICM Registry has asked a federal court to dismiss Manwin's antitrust claims against the .XXX operator and ICANN, saying the adult entertainment conglomerate has failed to state anticompetitive conduct.
Adult Site Marketer Heads to Prison for Tax Evasion

Adult Site Marketer Heads to Prison for Tax Evasion

May 8, 2012 4:45 PM PDT
An adult website marketer who made millions spamming email addresses has been sentenced to six years imprisonment for not paying federal income taxes.
N.Y. Magistrate Judge Tosses 4 Porn BitTorrent Suits

N.Y. Magistrate Judge Tosses 4 Porn BitTorrent Suits

May 7, 2012 12:30 PM PDT
Another federal judge has ruled against a number of adult companies seeking to hold John Doe defendants on the hook for alleged copyright infringement via BitTorrent networks.
Private Plans to Restructure With Focus on Core Business

Private Plans to Restructure With Focus on Core Business

May 7, 2012 9:30 AM PDT
Private Media Group plans to restructure its "business, products, and geographic focus to conform to the company’s core business," the company said in a regulatory filing.
Britain's Prime Minister to Review Porn Opt-in Plan

Britain's Prime Minister to Review Porn Opt-in Plan

May 4, 2012 7:45 AM PDT
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has given the crusade to force U.K. ISPs to adopt an Internet porn opt-in plan a shot in the arm.
New Frontier Reacts to Longkloof Takeover Attempt

New Frontier Reacts to Longkloof Takeover Attempt

May 3, 2012 12:30 PM PDT
Adult transactional TV provider New Frontier Media's current board in a terse public statement yesterday said that it will attempt to fend off a shareholder battle for board seats and possible control of the company.
FSC: Condom Ordinance Update — Part 1

FSC: Condom Ordinance Update — Part 1

May 2, 2012 4:15 PM PDT
This is the first of a three-part series designed to clarify the mandatory condom regulation activity in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County and the state of California.
Hustler Wins Right of Publicity Lawsuit Involving Nude Photos

Hustler Wins Right of Publicity Lawsuit Involving Nude Photos

May 2, 2012 1:45 PM PDT
Hustler magazine and publisher Larry Flynt recorded another victory in defense of the First Amendment, when a federal appeals court on Tuesday sided with Hustler in a dispute over nude pictures of a model published after she was killed by her pro wrestler husband.
Study: Religious Sites Offer More Malware Than Porn Sites

Study: Religious Sites Offer More Malware Than Porn Sites

Apr 30, 2012 11:00 AM PDT
In a surprising report, security firm Symantec says that religious and ideological websites can carry three times more malware threats than porn sites.

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