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S.D. Gov. Under Fire for Support of LodgeNet
Sep 13, 2007 1:30 PM PDTThe latest subject of the public relations campaign being waged in South Dakota by conservative antiporn groups is the state’s Republican Governor, Mike Rounds, who recently praised LodgeNet’s decision to keep and expand its headquarters in Sioux Falls.
Stagliano, Jordan Issue Response to Kaytel Owner
Sep 13, 2007 12:30 PM PDTEvil Angel owner John Stagliano and producer/director Jules Jordan have jointly rebutted a private email from Kaytel owner Alain Elmaleh in which Elmaleh said that the jury verdict in his recent piracy case was "overruled."
Appeals Court Upholds Firing of Cop Who Ran Adult Site
Sep 13, 2007 5:00 AM PDTThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the firing of a Chandler, Ariz., police officer who operated an adult site that featured the officer and his wife in sexually explicit pictures and videos, and dismissed the couple’s lawsuit against the Chandler Police Dept.
Japanese Adult Producers Caught in Thailand
Sep 12, 2007 1:00 PM PDTInvestigators and police in the resort area of Banglamung arrested the cast and crew of a Japanese adult movie production on Sept. 6, who were filming in abandoned shacks on the beach, next to Tang-Kae Restaurant in Naklua, Chonburi.
EFF Challenges ‘Bogus’ Patent on Internet Subdomains
Sep 12, 2007 9:00 AM PDTThe Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a challenge to what they called a “bogus patent on Internet subdomains” that has been used by the patent holder to intimidate small businesses and technology innovators.
Adult Industry Attorneys Submit 2257 Comments
Sep 12, 2007 7:00 AM PDTAs the public comment period for the proposed revisions to 2257 record-keeping regulations drew to a close Monday, the last-minute submissions included detailed commentary from adult industry attorneys J.D. Obenberger and Lawrence Walters.
German Internet Provider Blocks Adult Sites
Sep 11, 2007 2:00 PM PDTEuropean Internet provider Arcor reportedly is blocking their ISDN/DSL subscribers from access to certain adult-oriented websites. The company is Germany’s second largest provider of fixed line phone.
Save the Date: XBIZ Hollywood '08 Scheduled Feb. 6-8
Sep 11, 2007 12:00 PM PDTThe XBIZ Hollywood '08 Conference and Awards Show has been officially scheduled Feb. 6-8 at the historic Roosevelt Hotel for another year of networking, seminars and business opportunities.
Flava Works Files Lawsuit Against Miami
Sep 11, 2007 7:00 AM PDTFlava Works Inc. has fired back in its legal battle with Miami, filing a lawsuit in which the company claims that the city’s actions against it violate multiple provisions of both the U.S. and Florida constitutions.
China Continues Censorship With Sex Toy TV Ban
Sep 10, 2007 10:30 AM PDTThe government has banned all TV shows featuring sex toys and contraception in another effort to improve Chinese youths' psychological development by censoring media of obscenity, according to reports.
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