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1st Amendment Professor Joins AdultBizLaw.com

1st Amendment Professor Joins AdultBizLaw.com

Feb 23, 2008 12:00 PM PST
Legal information portal AdultBizLaw.com announced today that Professor John Zelezny has joined the site’s team of legal analysts.
Laws Can't Stop The March of Technology, Australian Judge Says

Laws Can't Stop The March of Technology, Australian Judge Says

Feb 23, 2008 8:00 AM PST
An Australian Judge said that the march of technology is unstoppable, and laws aren't enough to protect consumers' privacy or corporations' copyrights.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up

Feb 22, 2008 5:00 PM PST
The weekly collection of articles reporting on local laws and battles that affect today's adult retailers.
Ruling May Loosen Japan’s Restrictions on Explicit Materials

Ruling May Loosen Japan’s Restrictions on Explicit Materials

Feb 22, 2008 10:30 AM PST
A publisher has won a case in the Japanese Supreme Court that allows him to import a book of controversial, sexually explicit pictures by the late Robert Mapplethorpe, which could serve to open the country to other sexually explicit products.
Ruling on Texas Sex Toy Ban Could Affect Other States

Ruling on Texas Sex Toy Ban Could Affect Other States

Feb 21, 2008 4:00 PM PST
State government officials this week said that a recent decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court Appeals overturning a Texas sex toy law could render Mississippi’s own ban on “obscene devices” unenforceable.
Critic of Finnish Censorship Censored

Critic of Finnish Censorship Censored

Feb 20, 2008 11:00 AM PST
A Finnish governmental program designed to block access to websites displaying or distributing child pornography is now blocking access to the site of one the program’s critics, Matti Nikki, webmaster of Lapsiporno.info.
China Asks Baidu.com to Apologize for Porn Photos

China Asks Baidu.com to Apologize for Porn Photos

Feb 19, 2008 2:00 PM PST
Beijing's Internet review council has requested a public apology from Chinese Internet search engine Baidu.com after Baidu allowed users access to pornographic pictures featuring Hong Kong actor and singer Edison Chen.

Judge: 'Friend' Request Violated Protection Order

Judge: 'Friend' Request Violated Protection Order

Feb 19, 2008 5:00 AM PST
A Staten Island judge has ruled that that a "friend request" made via MySpace.com can constitute a violation of a temporary protection order like any other means of communicating with the protected individual, the New York Law Journal reported.
Chinese DVD Pirates Jailed in UK

Chinese DVD Pirates Jailed in UK

Feb 18, 2008 5:00 PM PST
A small victory in the war against porn pirates has been won on the streets of London, as four Chinese citizens have been sentenced to jail time after being convicted of selling hundreds of bootleg DVDs – including adult titles.
Brits to Ban Pirate's Internet Access

Brits to Ban Pirate's Internet Access

Feb 16, 2008 6:00 AM PST
The British are set to unveil a novel new strategy for dealing with file traders and other users that illegally download copyrighted materials: banning them from the Internet.

OPINIONS & VIEWS

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