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ACLU Attacks FCC

ACLU Attacks FCC

Aug 11, 2008 8:00 AM PDT
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with a variety of other groups, has issued a statement to the U.S. Supreme Court, claiming that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) lacks the authority to regulate non-obscene speech.
California's 25% Porn Tax Defeated

California's 25% Porn Tax Defeated

Aug 9, 2008 9:00 AM PDT
Assembly Bill 2914, which would have imposed a 25 percent excise tax on adult products and productions, has died in committee.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

Aug 8, 2008 5:00 PM PDT
The weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
Karen Fletcher Sentenced on Obscenity Charges

Karen Fletcher Sentenced on Obscenity Charges

Aug 7, 2008 11:30 AM PDT
"Red Rose" website owner Karen Fletcher was sentenced today after pleading guilty to six counts of distributing obscenity online.
L.I. ISP Signs on to Block CP Sites, Newsgroups

L.I. ISP Signs on to Block CP Sites, Newsgroups

Aug 7, 2008 6:00 AM PDT
Cablevision, the largest Internet service provider on Long Island, yesterday announced that it will immediately work to block consumer access to child pornography websites and newsgroups that contain child pornography.
FSC Seeks New Membership Director

FSC Seeks New Membership Director

Aug 6, 2008 3:00 PM PDT
Adult industry trade group Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has announced its search for a new Membership Director.
Court Rules in Favor of New Cablevision Recorder

Court Rules in Favor of New Cablevision Recorder

Aug 6, 2008 2:00 PM PDT
A ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the limitations for Internet Service Provider (ISP) in copying and storing copyrighted content on behalf of subscribers is being hailed as far-reaching and important, though it will likely be appealed by Hollywood producers.
Sri Lanka Blocks Internet Porn

Sri Lanka Blocks Internet Porn

Aug 6, 2008 5:00 AM PDT
Sri Lanka's president has issued an order to its Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) to immediately begin blocking access to adult entertainment websites.
Georgia Woman Drops Suit Against GGW, Francis on Eve of Trial

Georgia Woman Drops Suit Against GGW, Francis on Eve of Trial

Aug 5, 2008 7:00 AM PDT
Brittany Pitts, a Gerogia woman who sued GGW and Francis last year for allegedly filming her topless on a Florida beach in 2002 when she was 16 years old, has dropped her lawsuit.
NetSafe Concludes Cybercitizens Conference

NetSafe Concludes Cybercitizens Conference

Aug 4, 2008 4:00 PM PDT
NetsSafe's first international conference on "Cybercitizens: Risks, Rights, and Responsibilities of Participation in the Information Age," has concluded and the message to parents is clear: become as Net savvy as your children.

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