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Neighbors Oppose New Santa Rosa Adult Store
Oct 24, 2008 12:00 PM PDTThe Spice Sensuality Boutique, which opened in late August, carries adult products including lingerie, costumes, massage oils, adult toys, DVDs and bachelor and bachelorette party supplies.
Max Hardcore Attorneys File Motion to Postpone Prison Sentence
Oct 24, 2008 11:00 AM PDTAdult producer Max Hardcore has asked a judge to let him postpone his 46-month prison sentence while lawyers appeal his conviction on obscenity charges.
Jack Venice Trial in Closing Arguments
Oct 24, 2008 9:45 AM PDTenice is on trial for alleged second-degree rape, first-degree burglary, attempted residential burglary and two charges of residential burglary
Playboy Foundation Names Winners of Hugh M. Hefner 1st Amendment Awards
Oct 23, 2008 9:00 AM PDT"These winners have shown extraordinary commitment to preserving the First Amendment rights of all Americans," said Christie Hefner, chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises Inc.
U. K. Police Arrest Chinese National for DVD Piracy
Oct 23, 2008 8:00 AM PDTZhong Mei Teng was charged after authorities discovered almost 1,000 pirated DVDs, including 121 adult titles
U.K. Blogger Facing Obscenity Charge for Rape Story
Oct 22, 2008 11:00 AM PDTA man is being prosecuted on charges of publishing a story on the Internet detailing the kidnap, torture, mutilation and murder of the U.K. pop group Girls Aloud.
Policy Expert Warns Kentucky Governor May Sue Adult Websites
Oct 21, 2008 5:00 PM PDTA policy expert warns that Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s may soon apply the same tactic to online adult websites that he has applied to Internet gambling — having them forfeit the domains to the state by taking owners to court.
Swedish Minister Crashes Church Network
Oct 21, 2008 11:00 AM PDTA church minister in a central Swedish town has resigned after his web surfing crippled the church's computer network
Vivid Drops PornoTube Lawsuit Alleging Piracy
Oct 20, 2008 4:30 PM PDTVivid Entertainment Group on Monday dropped its lawsuit against AEBN that alleged company unit PornoTube.com and parent Data Conversions Inc. pirated its adult properties.
Indianapolis Strippers Sue Club Owners
Oct 20, 2008 11:00 AM PDTTwo club dancers are suing the owners of the strip club where they have worked claiming the club failed to pay them the minimum wage and violated federal labor laws by wrongly classifying them as independent contractors.
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