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New Charges Added to Megaupload Indictment
Feb 20, 2012 2:00 PM PSTAdditional criminal charges have been levied upon operators of Megaupload, the cyberlocker site that U.S. authorities shut down last month and charged with copyright theft.
Kimberly Kane Sounds Off on L.A. Condom Law
Feb 20, 2012 1:00 PM PSTAdult star Kimberly Kane blasted the recently adopted Los Angeles city mandatory condom law and the motives of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in an article she penned for Vice.com.
27 Porn BitTorrent Cases Put on Hold, Could Be Dismissed
Feb 17, 2012 2:30 PM PSTA federal judge has put on hold 27 porn BitTorrent piracy lawsuits targeting 3,394 John Doe defendants pending the determination of plaintiffs' counsel's authority to practice law in Florida.
DGirlsCash Operator, Accomplice Get Life Sentences
Feb 17, 2012 11:00 AM PSTThe operator of DGirlsCash.com and an accomplice were sentenced to life sentences on Thursday after a jury found the pair guilty in December on charges they lured and drugged women and later made them unwilling porn stars.
Chinese Webmaster Gets 10-Year Prison Term for Internet Porn
Feb 17, 2012 7:30 AM PSTA Chinese webmaster has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $3,000 for operating a porn site using a U.S.-based server.
Ky. Bill Would Make Viewing Child Porn a Felony
Feb 16, 2012 9:45 AM PSTViewing child pornography on the web would be a felony if Kentucky modifies a law that is wending its way through the state Legislature.
21 More Porn BitTorrent Cases Filed in Past Week
Feb 16, 2012 6:30 AM PSTIn the past seven days, 21 adult entertainment companies have filed copyright infringement suits targeting several hundred John Does who allegedly have poached and traded their videos through BitTorrent networks.
$4M Default Judgment for Private in Copyright Suit
Feb 15, 2012 10:30 AM PSTPrivate Media Group has been awarded $4 million in damages against the operators of adult tube site PornVisit.com in a default judgment.
Canada Proposes Internet Spy Bill
Feb 15, 2012 8:00 AM PSTCanadian legislation that would allow the government sweeping access to Internet subscriber information without a warrant — including IP addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and other information — is being introduced today.
Manwin, ICM in Settlement Talks; Complaint to Be Amended
Feb 14, 2012 2:30 PM PSTManwin attorneys say they are in settlement talks with .XXX operator ICM Registry and ICANN, according to a court filing today.
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