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'Operation Joint Hammer' Targeting Child Pornographers Worldwide

'Operation Joint Hammer' Targeting Child Pornographers Worldwide

Dec 15, 2008 9:00 AM PST
The investigation has led to the arrest of more than 60 people in the United States involved in the trade of child pornography.
Calif. Legislator Introduces New Porn Tax

Calif. Legislator Introduces New Porn Tax

Dec 13, 2008 8:00 AM PST
With the state facing a dire budget crisis, a California politician plans to introduce new legislation that would tax consumers of adult entertainment.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

Dec 12, 2008 5:15 PM PST
The weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
Right to Shoot Porn Upheld in N.H.

Right to Shoot Porn Upheld in N.H.

Dec 12, 2008 5:00 PM PST
The California Supreme Court made a similar decision in California vs. Freeman in 1988, opening the way for adult video production to flourish in California.
Australians Plan Demonstrations Against Net Filters

Australians Plan Demonstrations Against Net Filters

Dec 12, 2008 2:00 PM PST
"Our decisions regarding electronic media in Australia are becoming embarrassing," Eros Association CEO Fiona Patten told XBIZ.
Hard2Find Videos Owner Sentenced to 33 Months for Obscenity

Hard2Find Videos Owner Sentenced to 33 Months for Obscenity

Dec 12, 2008 1:30 PM PST
Hard2Find Videos owner Loren Jay Adams today was sentenced to 33 months in prison for violating federal obscenity laws.
YNOT Network Launches Legal Newsletter

YNOT Network Launches Legal Newsletter

Dec 12, 2008 1:00 PM PST
YNOT Network has begun publishing a free monthly newsletter that will cover court decisions and legal updates of relevance to the adult industry.
N.Y. Judge Rules Bump Messages Are Not Defamatory

N.Y. Judge Rules Bump Messages Are Not Defamatory

Dec 12, 2008 7:00 AM PST
Ruling in a case that may be an early test involving online defamation, a New York state judge concluded that “bump messages” on Internet forums are allowable because limiting them would chill free speech.
Attorney Gregory Piccionelli Urges Industry Support of ASACP

Attorney Gregory Piccionelli Urges Industry Support of ASACP

Dec 11, 2008 4:00 PM PST
Noted adult industry attorney Gregory Piccionelli has written an open letter to the adult industry calling for support of the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP).
Free Speech Coalition Drafts Code of Ethics

Free Speech Coalition Drafts Code of Ethics

Dec 11, 2008 9:15 AM PST
The Free Speech Coalition has established a code of ethics that it hopes will improve the adult industry’s image and uphold the credibility of its employees.

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