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More of Acacia’s DMT Patent Claims Fall
Oct 19, 2007 1:30 PM PDTA recent claim construction order from U.S. District Court Judge James Ware has invalidated more of the patent claims asserted by Acacia Media Technologies, according to statements made this week by members of the Adult Media Defense Group.
FBI Provides More 2257 Inspection Info
Oct 18, 2007 5:15 PM PDTThe FBI has provided XBIZ with its most recent 2257 inspection statistics and an outline of what occurs during a typical inspection.
YouTube Rolls Out Antipiracy Filters
Oct 18, 2007 2:00 PM PDTGoogle, operators of video-hosting site YouTube, revealed on Monday, a new filtering system that identifies pirated video as it is uploaded. However, content producers must provide Google with a copy of any video they want blocked off the site.
FCC Deregulation of Broadband Upheld
Oct 18, 2007 12:00 PM PDTA federal appeals court has upheld a 2005 Federal Communications Commission ruling that had effectively deregulated high-speed Internet access service provided over traditional telephone lines.
Brian Surewood Pleads Not Guilty in Alleged Road-Rage Incident
Oct 18, 2007 10:00 AM PDTBrian Gilbert Barnes pleaded not guilty Wednesday in last week's alleged road-rage incident that killed a 5-year-old boy and seriously injured his mother and infant sister, who remain in critical condition.
Jury to Consider 4 Counties in Ray Guhn Case
Oct 17, 2007 5:00 PM PDTA circuit court judge ruled Tuesday that when the Ray Guhn obscenity case heads to trial, the jury must consider community standards of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties in Florida.
Jury Awards $85K to Mother in Motel Porn Suit
Oct 17, 2007 2:00 PM PDTEdwina McCombs, who sued an Artesia, Calif., motel after her two young daughters watched an adult film on the motel's TV, was awarded $85,000 by a jury on Oct. 12.
Porn 'Typosquatter' Gets $164K Fine
Oct 17, 2007 1:00 PM PDTThe Federal Trade Commission has fined a "typosquatter" who served adult advertisements on misspelled domains such as BobtheBiulder.com and Teltubbies.com a second time — this time for advertising mainstream products instead of adult.
Ex-Trooper in Tenn. Porn Star Incident Indicted
Oct 17, 2007 9:00 AM PDTA former Tennessee state trooper accused of ignoring drug possession by an adult performer in exchange for sexual favors has been indicted on 10 criminal counts including official misconduct, official oppression and destruction of evidence.
U.S. Dismisses All Obscenity Charges Against JM Productions
Oct 16, 2007 5:00 PM PDTXBIZ has confirmed that all obscenity charges against JM Productions and owner Jeff Steward were dropped in federal court today.
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Crave’s Jack Morocco Brings Fresh Perspective to Channel Manager Role
Jack Morocco must be in the right career. They’ve been hit on by Nina Hartley and already had to fend off Ron Jeremy, all in their short one-and-a-half years with San Francisco boutique outfit Crave....