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Malaysian Health Minister Resigns After Sex DVD Surfaces
Jan 2, 2008 5:30 PM PSTHealth Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Chua Soi Lek has resigned after a sex DVD showing him and a woman who is not his wife was circulated in Johor province.
Australian Internet Filtering Plan Under Attack
Jan 2, 2008 5:00 PM PSTA plan by the Australian government to filter Internet content is being widely criticized by privacy advocates as an ineffective tool that amounts to censorship.
The XBIZ Weekly Retail Round-Up
Dec 28, 2007 4:30 PM PSTThe weekly collection of articles reporting on news, local laws and battles involving today's adult retailers.
International Group Pressures ISPs on Piracy Issues
Dec 28, 2007 2:30 PM PSTEuropean lawmakers and Internet service providers are under pressure from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) over piracy issues associated with illegal P2P downloads.
U.S. Copyright Waived in Antigua and Barbuda
Dec 28, 2007 12:30 PM PSTThe nation of Antigua and Barbuda has been granted the right to waive U.S. copyrights pertaining to film, TV and music under a ruling by the World Trade Organization that stemmed from the U.S. government’s ban on online gambling.
U.K. Site Cracking Down on Illegal Adult Job Posts
Dec 28, 2007 11:30 AM PSTThe U.K. government's official job-posting website, Jobcentre Plus, is cracking down on employers offering illegal jobs in the adult entertainment industry. The new rules will apply to all adult entertainment industry jobs involving physical contact, including sauna workers, escorts and massage parlor workers.
Gaming Settlement Could Serve as Warning to Adult
Dec 27, 2007 5:00 PM PSTGoogle, Microsoft and Yahoo, three of the biggest companies on the Internet, have agreed to settle a civil case over allegations that the search giants accepted ads for online gambling websites.
Arab Authorities, Internet Users Square Off on Censorship
Dec 27, 2007 1:00 PM PSTGovernments in the Middle East are stepping up a campaign of censorship and surveillance to block some 33.5 million Internet users from viewing websites ranging from adult entertainment to human rights.
Australia: Success in Battling Internet CP May Be Driving Contraband Offline
Dec 26, 2007 4:00 PM PSTAn assessment by Australian Customs of the most commonly seized contraband in 2007 suggests that the success in combating online child pornography has led to an increase in the attempted smuggling of CP in hard-copy form.
Airlines Mulling In-flight Internet Content Restrictions
Dec 26, 2007 2:00 PM PSTAirlines that are considering adding Internet services to their flights are also considering restrictions on in-flight Internet use. The only airline currently offering in-flight Internet access restricts users to instant messaging and Yahoo mail.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant
Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for...
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...