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Law Blogger Questions Legal Rationale Behind Red Rose Prosecution
Aug 20, 2008 4:30 PM PDTAttorney, novelist and blogger Julie Hilden has posted a lengthy post in the commentary section on Findlaw.com that sharply criticizes the prosecution of Karen Fletcher, who pleaded guilty in federal court in May to six counts of distributing obscenity online.
Virginia Newspaper Dismayed Over Split Obscenity Verdict
Aug 20, 2008 10:15 AM PDTIn an article posted by the editorial board of the Staunton News-Leader, newspaper staffers questioned the split decision returned in the obscenity case of a local video store.
U.K. Home Office Proposes Broad Surveillance Powers
Aug 20, 2008 5:00 AM PDTA new proposal from the U.K.'s Home Office has proposed sweeping new regulations that would allow hundreds of public bodies the ability to access details of anyone's personal text, emails and Internet use.
Google Launches White Spaces Campaign
Aug 19, 2008 5:00 PM PDTNew media and search giant Google has launched a campaign called "Free the Airwaves," which hopes to "bring wireless Internet to everyone, everywhere," by raising public awareness of "white spaces" — and influencing the FCC in its decisions on how best to handle this valuable national asset.
ICANN Proposes Disputed Domain Auction
Aug 19, 2008 4:00 PM PDTThe Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has announced its plans to settle disputes over new generic top level domains (gTLDs) by auctioning the name to the highest bidder.
Image Search Engine Fights Copyright Infringement
Aug 19, 2008 2:30 PM PDTCopyright holders have another tool in their infringement-fighting arsenal, courtesy of a new image search engine called TinEye — but adult content rights holders need not apply.
Your Opinion: Legal Issues
Aug 19, 2008 2:00 PM PDTRecently, XBIZ World Magazine asked several industry players "What do you think is the most important legal issue facing the industry this year?" Here's what they had to say:
City of Miami Seeks to Shutter CocoDorm
Aug 18, 2008 4:00 PM PDTThe “Miami Herald” recently summarized a yearlong attempt by the City of Miami’s Code Enforcement Board to evict CocoDorm.com performers who are living and working in a home in the city’s Edgewater neighborhood.
Hustler Lingerie/'I Love Vagina' Ejected from Cincinnati
Aug 18, 2008 3:30 PM PDTHustler Lingerie and "I Love Vagina" were kicked out of the Riverbend Music Center, one of the stops on the Projekt Revolution Tour, after being told by event organizers that they would be arrested if they did not pack up and leave.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Aug 15, 2008 5:15 PM PDTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
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