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Australia Customs Seizes 'Dwarf Porn'
Oct 29, 2011 10:15 AM PDTThe EROS Association says the Australia Customs service has prevented two titles from the "Midget Mania" series, volumes 7 and 8, from entering the country.
Cam Sites Face Performer Concerns
Oct 28, 2011 3:00 PM PDTWebcams are an amazing tool for interpersonal communications, but their use is raising a range of legal and privacy concerns.
European Lawmakers Adopt Tough Penalties for Child Porn
Oct 28, 2011 6:00 AM PDTThe European Parliament approved new rules that will implement tough penalties for those who view child porn online.
U.S. House Introduces 'Rogue Websites' Bill
Oct 27, 2011 12:00 PM PDTU.S. House lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would crack down on rogue websites that sell pirated content.
DGirlsCash Operator, Others Face $10M Suit
Oct 27, 2011 10:45 AM PDTThe operator of DGirlsCash.com, who was criminally indicted after an aspiring model said she was made an unwilling porn star after she allegedly was drugged, now faces a $10 million lawsuit.
Canadian Border Services Issues Banned Porn DVD List
Oct 27, 2011 10:00 AM PDTThe Canadian Border Services has issued a list of porn movies that can and cannot be brought into the country.
U.K. Filesharing Block Ruling to Be Far-reaching
Oct 26, 2011 4:15 PM PDTBritish Telecommunications, the U.K.'s largest ISP with 6 million customers, must block access to filesharing site Newsbin.com within two weeks, according to a high court ruling.
Joao Control Fires Off Another Online Adult Patent Suit
Oct 26, 2011 2:45 PM PDTJoao Control and Monitoring Systems, which has filed scores of patent infringement suits against the adult biz, including one just last week against GameLink, now has filed a lawsuit against the operator of GlobalSexMall.com and PlayDollsXXX.com.
U.K.'s Largest ISP Forced to Use Porn Blocking Filter in Piracy Case
Oct 26, 2011 7:30 AM PDTBritain’s largest ISP, BT Group Plc, is being forced to use porn-blocking filtering to stop users from accessing a website promoting movie piracy.
Smitten Kitten Drops Trademark Suit
Oct 25, 2011 2:45 PM PDTSmitten Kitten, a brick-and-mortar and online retailer, has dropped its suit against Mike Fernandez, who operates a number of websites that use the words "smitten" and "kitten."
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