XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Criminal Spamming, Obscenity Appeals Case Gets Underway
Jul 28, 2008 11:45 AM PDTThe attorneys representing bulk email operators Jeffrey Kilbride and James Schaffer revealed in a motion filed earlier this month strategies in an attempt to reverse their clients' convictions.
'Spam King' Dies in Double Murder, Suicide
Jul 28, 2008 9:00 AM PDTFour days after escaping from a minimum-security prison, spammer Eddie Davidson fatally shot his wife and child before killing himself last week.
The Death of Google's PageRank Patent?
Jul 28, 2008 8:00 AM PDTA posting by John Duffy on Patently, a patent law blog, postulates the idea that recent rulings by the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) augers the end of Google's PageRank patent, among many others.
Special Report: Stealing Text is Illegal, Too
Jul 27, 2008 6:00 AM PDTIt is both surprising and annoying to some producers that their content rights are often completely ignored by both the pirates at large and their own comrades in arms.
Appeals Court Upholds Teacher’s Firing for Viewing Pornography
Jul 26, 2008 10:00 AM PDTThe firing of a high school teacher for viewing a pornographic website at school for 67 seconds on a Sunday was upheld by a state court of Appeals.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Jul 25, 2008 5:00 PM PDTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
U.K. TV Channel Fined Over Unscrambled 'Explicit' Content
Jul 25, 2008 11:30 AM PDTThe Office of Communications received complaints from rival broadcasters after the channel showed two nude female performers — known as "babes" on the channel — engaging in sexual acts, including the use of sex toys.
AmateurAction.net Owner Indicted for Obscenity
Jul 24, 2008 4:45 PM PDTThe owner of adult website AmateurAction.net has been indicted by a California grand jury on four charges related to distributing obscene materials.
Special Report: Regulating U.K. Web Erotica
Jul 24, 2008 2:00 PM PDTIn the U.K., there has been much discussion over how adult entertainment should be regulated on the Internet; with Parliament considering controversial legislation that would make it a felony to download "extreme pornography."
Poll Shows Australian Policy Makers Out of Touch on Sex
Jul 24, 2008 8:00 AM PDTA recent national opinion poll conducted in Australia by Newspoll on the sale of X-rated films suggests that state government bans on adult films are out of touch with the majority of Australians.
WEB / TECH NEWS
VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology
From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume...
Sexperts Tout Men’s Wellness Benefits of Pleasure Products
Sex, more and more, is being discussed not only from an erotic standpoint, but also, from a health and wellness standpoint. MensHealth.com, MensJournal.com and many other mainstream websites have been...
Male Sex Toys Get Creative With Non-Anatomical Designs
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