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‘Sex Sells, But at What Cost?’ on ABC’s 20/20

‘Sex Sells, But at What Cost?’ on ABC’s 20/20

Jul 17, 2008 6:00 AM PDT
ABC’s news show 20/20 will feature a segment focusing on the debate about what effect exposure to sexual imagery and content has on American culture. The segment will be hosted by anchorman John Stossel, and will air Friday night at 10 p.m. EDT.
Judge Orders Enzyte Parent to Forfeit $500 Million

Judge Orders Enzyte Parent to Forfeit $500 Million

Jul 16, 2008 5:00 PM PDT
U.S. District Judge S. Arthur Spiegel has ordered the maker of the Enzyte male enhancement pill to forfeit more than $500 million after being convicted of massive fraud earlier this year.
ICANN Announces gTLD Registry Failover Plan; Public Comment Period Commences

ICANN Announces gTLD Registry Failover Plan; Public Comment Period Commences

Jul 16, 2008 3:00 PM PDT
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has announced the release of a draft of its gTLD Registry Failover Plan, the goals of which are to protect registrants and ensure confidence in the Domain Name System (DNS).
Alabama Attorney General Allegedly Caught in Gay Affair

Alabama Attorney General Allegedly Caught in Gay Affair

Jul 16, 2008 5:00 AM PDT
Last week, conservative Republican Attorney General for the State of Alabama Troy King found himself the focus of the latest political sex scandal, when alleged reports surfaced that his wife had discovered him in bed with a male assistant.
N.Y. Attorney General Gets AT&T, AOL to Block Child Porn Websites, Newsgroups

N.Y. Attorney General Gets AT&T, AOL to Block Child Porn Websites, Newsgroups

Jul 15, 2008 5:00 AM PDT
Cuomo announced similar commitments last month from Verizon, Sprint and Time Warner Cable.
XBIZ Summer ’08 Draws Record Attendance

XBIZ Summer ’08 Draws Record Attendance

Jul 14, 2008 4:00 PM PDT
The just concluded XBIZ Summer Forum ’08 drew a record crowd of more than 1200 attendees, shattering the attendance levels of previous shows and setting the stage for a trade show business model that offers reduced costs for attendees, greater visibility for sponsors and an all-around increased level of value for everyone involved.
SlickCash Settles With Facebook for $500K

SlickCash Settles With Facebook for $500K

Jul 14, 2008 2:30 PM PDT
SlickCash has settled a lawsuit brought on by Facebook, which alleged the adult affiliate program hacked into the social networking website’s servers.
Troyer Trying to Stop Distribution of Sex Tape

Troyer Trying to Stop Distribution of Sex Tape

Jul 14, 2008 2:30 PM PDT
Lawyers for actor Verne Troyer are negotiating with online distributor SugarDVD and celebrity sex tape broker Kevin Blatt on a settlement to permanently prevent the distribution of a sex tape Troyer made with a former girlfriend.
Judge Says Prison Can Withhold Explicit Material From Inmate

Judge Says Prison Can Withhold Explicit Material From Inmate

Jul 14, 2008 12:30 PM PDT
Inmate Mark Jordan sued when mailroom workers withheld books, including the "Kama Sutra," that were sent to him.
Florida Supreme Court Oks Pornography for Some Inmates

Florida Supreme Court Oks Pornography for Some Inmates

Jul 13, 2008 7:00 AM PDT
The Florida Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s ruling on Thursday that will allow sex offenders serving probation to posses pornography if it's not "relevant" to their "deviant behavior pattern."

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »
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