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Australia Offers Parents Filtering Software

Australia Offers Parents Filtering Software

Aug 20, 2007 12:30 PM PDT
As of Monday, Australian parents will be able to download filters designed to block children from accessing adult content on the Internet. Parents also can order the filtering program on CD and a hotline offering advice on how to manage Internet safety also will be operational.
Piracy Charges Dropped After Evidence Shown on TV

Piracy Charges Dropped After Evidence Shown on TV

Aug 18, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
The trial of a man charged with owning unlicensed adult films and pirated CDs has collapsed because evidence seized in a raid on his former home was compromised and shown on TV.
Moral Watchdogs Criticize Ohio Petition Drive

Moral Watchdogs Criticize Ohio Petition Drive

Aug 18, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
Moral watchdog group Citizens for Community Values (CCV) claims that various pro-adult industry groups have tricked voters into signing a petition to put recent legislation up for a referendum in the Nov. 6 state election.
XBIZ, XFANZ Join Forces With Exotic Erotic Ball & Expo

XBIZ, XFANZ Join Forces With Exotic Erotic Ball & Expo

Aug 17, 2007 5:00 PM PDT
The 28th annual Exotic Erotic Ball and Expo has teamed with XBIZ and XFANZ for the 2007 show, which takes place at the Cow Palace in San Francisco over Halloween weekend, Oct. 26-27.
FlavaWorks Ordered to Shut Down CocoDorm Location

FlavaWorks Ordered to Shut Down CocoDorm Location

Aug 15, 2007 4:00 PM PDT
Late Monday, gay multimedia company FlavaWorks was ordered by the Miami Code Enforcement Board to cease operation of its online adult business, CocoDorm.com from its current location.
Free Speech Coalition Sets Piracy Task Force

Free Speech Coalition Sets Piracy Task Force

Aug 15, 2007 1:00 PM PDT
The Free Speech Coalition Board of Directors created a task force to study and address the issue of piracy in all segments of the adult entertainment industry.
Stevens Proposes Scaled-Back Child Protection Bill

Stevens Proposes Scaled-Back Child Protection Bill

Aug 15, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
Unlike its previous iterations, the most recent version of the Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act does not contain mandatory website labeling provisions for sexually explicit websites, according to the text of the bill as it appears on the Library of Congress website.
Software Developer Sues Avatar for Copyright Infringement

Software Developer Sues Avatar for Copyright Infringement

Aug 14, 2007 2:00 PM PDT
Eros LLC founder/CEO and software developer Kevin Alderman has filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Fla., against the owner of a virtual reality Second Life avatar named "Volkov Catteneo."
Australian Official Implementing Internet Antiporn Program

Australian Official Implementing Internet Antiporn Program

Aug 14, 2007 1:00 PM PDT
Australian Prime Minister John Howard, facing re-election later this year, has started to implement a plan to block adult material on the Internet, a program that he proposed last week in an online speech to 900 Christian churches across Australia.
Chinese Authorities 'Punish' 348 Adult Websites

Chinese Authorities 'Punish' 348 Adult Websites

Aug 14, 2007 10:15 AM PDT
Authorities have penalized 348 websites, shutting down several, for featuring "pornographic novels" that they claim cause social harm to Chinese youth.

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