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Game Ratings Receive Scrutiny

Game Ratings Receive Scrutiny

Mar 19, 2008 8:00 AM PDT
Videogame companies are facing some of the same issues as adult website operators, as a new round of content rating and labeling restrictions is underway.
Summary Judgment Granted Against ICM Registry in .XXX Lawsuit

Summary Judgment Granted Against ICM Registry in .XXX Lawsuit

Mar 18, 2008 2:30 PM PDT
A federal judge has granted summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Commerce Dept. in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against the department by ICM Registry.
‘Spam King’ Could Face Up to 26 Years in Prison

‘Spam King’ Could Face Up to 26 Years in Prison

Mar 17, 2008 1:00 PM PDT
Robert Soloway, the so-called “king of spam,” is facing up to 26 years in prison after pleading guilty on Friday to charges of mail fraud, fraud in connection with email and tax evasion.
Tenn. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Strip Club

Tenn. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Strip Club

Mar 15, 2008 6:00 AM PDT
The Tennessee Court of Appeals Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling in favor of a strip club forced to close by local officials, later reopened under court order.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

Mar 14, 2008 5:00 PM PDT
The weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
A New Legal Reality Emerges in Bush's Last Year

A New Legal Reality Emerges in Bush's Last Year

Mar 14, 2008 5:00 AM PDT
Many are wondering if the days of governmental harassment and politically motivated prosecutions of the industry are finally over.
Joe Francis Pleads No Contest in Florida

Joe Francis Pleads No Contest in Florida

Mar 12, 2008 2:00 PM PDT
"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis pleaded no contest today to child abuse and prostitution charges in Panama City. He was sentenced to 339 days in jail, but got credit for the last year he has spent in jail in Bay County, Fla., and in Reno, Nev.
$1.4 Million Copyright  Award Sets a Record for AICO

$1.4 Million Copyright Award Sets a Record for AICO

Mar 12, 2008 12:00 PM PDT
An Australian federal court has ordered Jim Karakikes and his company, Digital Sinema Australia, to pay more than $900,000 to Calvista Australia.
Chinese Tube Site Tudou.com Could Be Shut Down

Chinese Tube Site Tudou.com Could Be Shut Down

Mar 12, 2008 5:00 AM PDT
Media officials in China have been rumored to have ordered the takedown of Tudou.com., China’s equivalent of YouTube, after the video-hosting site reportedly failed to remove video clips deemed inappropriate by government Internet watchdogs.
Lawsuit Claims Hustler Violated Copyright

Lawsuit Claims Hustler Violated Copyright

Mar 11, 2008 5:00 PM PDT
Photos taken of former WKBN news anchor Catherine Bosley have spawned yet another lawsuit, this time targeting adult entertainment giants Hustler Inc. and its sister company, LFP Inc.

OPINIONS & VIEWS

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