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Germany Seeks to Increase Web Spying
Oct 30, 2007 4:00 PM PDTLaw enforcement authorities in Germany reportedly are seeking to expand their abilities to spy on the computers of individuals who are considered suspect in terrorist activities by implanting Trojan viruses that could access stored files, record keystrokes and open email, all without requiring a warrant.
Senate Ban on Internet Taxes Passes House
Oct 30, 2007 2:00 PM PDTThe House of Representatives today unanimously approved the seven-year ban on Internet access taxes passed by the Senate last week.
Juror Talks to XBIZ About JM/Five Star Obscenity Case
Oct 30, 2007 11:30 AM PDTA woman claiming to be a member of the jury for the JM Productions/Five Star Video obscenity case told XBIZ that the jury wrestled with how to accurately gauge the “community standard” of the Phoenix area.
Woman Arrested for Posting Ex's Wife's Profile Online
Oct 29, 2007 12:00 PM PDTA woman has been charged with second-degree harassment and breach of peace, using the Internet to get revenge on a boyfriend by breaking up his marriage.
Senate Passes 7-Year Internet Tax Ban Extension
Oct 26, 2007 5:00 PM PDTThe Senate by a voice vote approved legislation Friday that would extend the moratorium on state Internet access taxes for seven years.
Jury Finds ‘Gag Factor 18’ Obscene in Five Star Case
Oct 25, 2007 6:15 PM PDTA Phoenix jury has found that Five Star Video and Five Star Video Outlet are guilty of interstate transportation of obscene materials and the interstate transportation of obscene material by common carrier, after shipping the JM Productions title “Gag Factor 18” to an FBI agent in Virginia.
Williams: Law Won't Stop Me From Selling Adult Toys
Oct 25, 2007 1:00 PM PDTAdult storeowner Sherri Williams has told XBIZ that after losing an almost 10-year fight against the state ban on the sale of sex toys, she and her attorneys are preparing to file a new lawsuit challenging the law's validity.
Industry Attorneys Comment on 6th Circuit’s 2257 Ruling
Oct 25, 2007 10:00 AM PDTWhile they acknowledged that the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling Monday that the 18 U.S.C. 2257 is unconstitutional is not the final word on the subject, adult industry attorneys Wednesday continued to hail it as a major victory in the battle to invalidate the statute.
Ofcom to Consider Encrypting 'Babe-Style' Channels
Oct 25, 2007 7:00 AM PDTCommunications industry regulator Ofcom has warned its "babe-style" channels — free-to-air channels featuring near-nude women — that they could face encryption.
2008 XBIZ Awards Website Launches; New Categories Featured
Oct 24, 2007 5:30 PM PDTThe excitement and anticipation for the 2008 XBIZ Awards taking place Feb. 7 at The Highlands in Hollywood, Calif., is building with the launch of the show's official website at XBIZAwards.com.
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