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U.K. Creates Child Internet Safety Council
Oct 1, 2008 6:00 AM PDTThe British government has created a council to protect children from web content that includes adult material, according to a Reuters report.
RealNetworks vs. MPAA Battle Over RealDVD Lands in Federal Courts
Sep 30, 2008 5:00 PM PDTRealNetworks and the Motion Picture Association of America each filed lawsuits in federal courts Monday over RealNetworks' new software, RealDVD.
EU Plans to Lead Transition to Web 3.0
Sep 30, 2008 4:00 PM PDTEurope is planning to take the lead in rolling out the next generation of Internet services, with the European Commission releasing an outline of the steps that Europe will take to usher in "the next wave of the Information Revolution."
Report Paints Scathing Portrayal of Ex-AG Gonzales
Sep 30, 2008 2:15 PM PDTDespite White House denials, political considerations played a part in the sacking of U.S. attorneys under former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' regime, according to a report.
China Fines Citizen Possessing Adult Video on Computer
Sep 30, 2008 10:00 AM PDTA Chinese man was fined $277 for a 30-minute adult video found on his hard drive, according to a report.
Iowa Asks State Supreme Court to Reconsider Nude Dancing Decision
Sep 30, 2008 9:00 AM PDTA Fremont County judge ruled that nude dancing was an art and ruled in favor of an Iowa dance club owner. The state's attorney general wants that ruling reviewed.
Swiss Parliament Passes Bill Banning Adult Mobile Content
Sep 30, 2008 5:00 AM PDTThe Swiss national council has decided to prohibit commercial porn and violent videos to be distributed, downloaded or sold via mobile phones, subscription-only Telecompaper.com reported Monday.
Federal Judge Declares Mistrial in RIAA Suit
Sep 29, 2008 3:00 PM PDTIn declaring a mistrial in a copyright infringement case brought by the Recording Industry Association of America, a federal judge waved away one way for the RIAA to win cases while providing another.
Sheriff in N.J. Gets Probation for Posting Photos on Adult Sites
Sep 29, 2008 9:00 AM PDTA retired sheriff’s official was sentenced to 150 hours of community service and five years probation for posting sexually explicit photographs of two women on adult sites.
18 West Studios Sues Distributor Pacific Sun for Fraud
Sep 29, 2008 8:00 AM PDTIn a lawsuit filed Friday, 18 West Studios, maker of gay twink DVDs, alleged distributor Pacific Sun committed fraud by falsifying sales figures.
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