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Japan To Outlaw Possession of Child Pornography

Japan To Outlaw Possession of Child Pornography

Mar 10, 2008 2:30 PM PDT
Japan and Russia were the only G8 countries yet to outlaw the possession of child pornography. Soon, that dubious distinction will be Russia's alone.
Cornetta Found in Contempt in Love Shack Controversy

Cornetta Found in Contempt in Love Shack Controversy

Mar 10, 2008 1:15 PM PDT
Love Shack owner John Cornetta has been found in contempt of court for continuing to operate the business in Johns Creek, Ga.
Johns Creek Takes Love Shack to Court Monday

Johns Creek Takes Love Shack to Court Monday

Mar 9, 2008 12:00 PM PDT
The city of Johns Creek is asking a judge to find the owner of the Love Shack in contempt, which could lead to jail, a fine or closing the adult-themed store, or all of the above.
GGW's Joe Francis Denied Bail in Reno

GGW's Joe Francis Denied Bail in Reno

Mar 9, 2008 10:00 AM PDT
Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis has failed in his bid to win release from jail in Reno without facing extradition back to Florida, where charges stemming from a 2003 arrest for purportedly filming underage girls are still pending.
SXSW Interactive Plans 'Porn Police' Panel Saturday

SXSW Interactive Plans 'Porn Police' Panel Saturday

Mar 8, 2008 6:00 AM PST
The South by Southwest Interactive Festival will hold a discussion of federal regulations governing explicit materials produced for public distribution on Saturday.
Trial Date Set in Va. Obscenity Case

Trial Date Set in Va. Obscenity Case

Mar 7, 2008 3:00 PM PST
A June 17 trial date has been set in the case of After Hours Video owner Rick Krial and a store clerk who were indicted on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts of obscenity.
‘Obscene’ Videos Prompt Arrests in Japan

‘Obscene’ Videos Prompt Arrests in Japan

Mar 5, 2008 9:00 AM PST
Five men were arrested over the weekend, including the head of the screening department of the Nihon Ethics of Video Association (NEVA) Katsumi Ono, for failure to screen two DVDs that did not comply with obscenity standards.
Cyberheat Settles With FTC Over Illegal Spam Charges Related to Affiliates

Cyberheat Settles With FTC Over Illegal Spam Charges Related to Affiliates

Mar 4, 2008 6:00 PM PST
Arizona-based Cyberheat has entered into a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice over charges related to the sending of illegal spam by the company's affiliates.
Indicted Va. Movie Gallery Store Removes Adult Videos

Indicted Va. Movie Gallery Store Removes Adult Videos

Mar 4, 2008 2:30 PM PST
A Kilmarnock, Va., Movie Gallery store that had been indicted by a grand jury on public nuisance charges last November has removed adult-themed videos from its stock.
Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Spammer Conviction

Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Spammer Conviction

Mar 4, 2008 2:00 PM PST
On Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld the first felony conviction for spamming against Jeremy Jaynes, once listed as the eighth worst spammer in the world by The Spamhaus Project Registry of Known Spammer Organizations.

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