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Mukasey Says He’ll ‘Review’ DOJ Obscenity Enforcement
Nov 5, 2007 9:00 AM PSTDuring recent Senate confirmation hearings for Michael Mukasey, President George W. Bush’s nominee to fill the vacant U.S. Attorney General position, Mukasey said that if he is confirmed, he will reevaluate the Justice Department’s obscenity law enforcement strategy.
Belfast Adult Shop Denied License
Nov 5, 2007 7:00 AM PSTAfter a 4-year long legal battle, the British House of Lords has denied a business license for adult retailer Miss Behavin, located on Gresham St. in the center of Belfast.
Antiporn Activist Decries Lack of Obscenity Enforcement
Nov 4, 2007 6:00 AM PSTSpeaking during the 20th annual White Ribbon Against Pornography Week, Morality in Media president Robert Peters took the opportunity to rail against the country’s leadership for its lack of enforcement of obscenity crimes.
Va. Adult Store, Owner Indicted on 16 Obscenity Charges
Nov 3, 2007 10:00 AM PDTA grand jury has indicted the owner of After Hours Video on 16 obscenity charges pertaining to the sale of several adult videos sold last month, according to Staunton prosecutor Raymond C. Robertson.
Report Calls for More Stringent Health Regs for Adult Industry
Nov 2, 2007 2:15 PM PDTDirector of the STD Program for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Dr. Peter Kerndt published a report last week outlining his response to research gathered from the adult industry on the subject of sexually transmitted diseases.
2 Lawsuits Against Joe Francis Dropped
Nov 2, 2007 5:00 AM PDTTwo lawsuits filed against "Girls Gone Wild" (GGW) founder Joe Francis have been withdrawn from federal court in Florida. Heather Marie Kotis, Rachel Christine Mill, Julie Tilton, Nicole Breitfeller and Tabitha Gautreaux had alleged that Francis’ Mantra Films, producers of GGW, had taped them during a wet T-shirt contest in 2001.
GOP Lawmaker Resigns After Alleged Gay-Sex Tryst
Nov 1, 2007 3:00 PM PDTA Republican state legislator who repeatedly voted against gay rights measures resigned his seat Wednesday amid revelations he reportedly had sex with a man he met at an adult video store.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Pandering Child Porn
Oct 31, 2007 5:30 PM PDTThe U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday regarding whether a child pornography law could be limited so that it would not apply to legitimate creative expression, vivid adolescent imaginations or innocent emails with provocative headings.
XBIZ Awards 2008 Nominations Period Begins
Oct 31, 2007 4:00 PM PDTThe nominations phase of the 2008 XBIZ Awards will begin Thursday and continue through Dec. 31. Featuring expanded web, tech and video categories, the star-studded event will take place Feb. 7, 2008, at The Highlands in Hollywood, Calif.
FSC Opens Up Board Nominations Via Email
Oct 31, 2007 1:00 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition has put out the call for nominations for its 2008 Board of Directors. The FSC will send current members an email nomination form Monday; nominations will be accepted from Nov. 5-19.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...