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Illegal Downloads Don’t Equal Lost Sales, Judge Rules
Jan 20, 2009 12:00 PM PSTA federal judge has decided that one illegal download doesn’t correspond to one lost sale.
Calif. Appellate Court Upholds Conviction Over Cached CP Files
Jan 20, 2009 11:30 AM PSTA California appellate court this month affirmed a man’s conviction for possessing child pornography based on the presence of temporary Internet files stored in computer caches.
Minor’s Suit Over Wet T-Shirt Internet Photos Rejected
Jan 19, 2009 5:00 PM PSTA federal appeals court has ruled that a woman who took part in wet T-shirt contests at a Daytona Beach, Fla., hotel two months short of her 18th birthday cannot sue over images of her posted on the Internet, even though she was a minor.
British Obscenity Case Defender Dies
Jan 19, 2009 8:00 AM PSTSir John Mortimer, an author and barrister who defended several publications against censorship and charges of obscenity in the 1970s, died in London Friday morning at the age of 85.
China Strengthens Internet Porn Crackdown With Arrests, More Closures
Jan 17, 2009 10:00 AM PSTThe Chinese government’s crackdown on online adult content has strengthened even more today to now include 28 arrests, several newly targeted areas and a total of 277 website shutdowns over the past 11 days.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Jan 16, 2009 5:15 PM PSTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
XBIZ Awards Will Be Co-hosted by VH1 Comedian Chris Wylde
Jan 16, 2009 4:45 PM PSTComedian Chris Wylde — who has appeared in VH1 specials including "40 Greatest Reality TV Moments," "I Love the '70s" and "I Love the '80s" — has been named to co-host the 2009 XBIZ Awards on Feb. 12.
Town Residents Rally Against New Strip Club
Jan 15, 2009 11:00 AM PSTResidents of Zumbro Falls, Minn., rallied against a strip club that opened late last week, inspiring city council to revise existing regulations for adult entertainment businesses at a meeting Wednesday.
Wash. Bar Owner Sparks Rewrite of Adult Entertainment Regulations
Jan 14, 2009 5:00 PM PSTA bar owner in Sunnyside, Wash., sparked a rewrite of city council adult entertainment regulations when he filed for a license that would allow him to add pole and dancing areas for patrons.
Larry Flynt Gets Restraining Order Against Nephews
Jan 13, 2009 5:00 PM PSTA federal judge has OKd a temporary restraining order against Flynt Media Corp. and operators Dustin and Jimmy Flynt II, both nephews of Hustler founder Larry Flynt.
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