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U.S. Appeals Court Halts Enforcement of Mich. Nudity Ban
Aug 31, 2007 7:00 AM PDTThe 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a preliminary injunction to a club and a dancer who challenged Michigan’s prohibition on nude dancing in establishments that serve alcohol, a decision that appears to have stemmed largely from the state’s mishandling of its legal arguments.
Blog Spammers Posting Porn, Spyware Links to .Gov Sites
Aug 30, 2007 4:00 PM PDTIn a development that underscores one of the downsides to the greater interactivity of the so-called Web 2.0 environment, forums on governmental and educational websites are being exploited by blog spammers to spread spyware and generate traffic to adult sites, as documented by a noted tech blogger.
SlitParade.com Owner Charged With Murder of Model
Aug 30, 2007 11:45 AM PDTThe owner of SlitParade.com and PettyGroveProductions.com has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old model, who was found dead in an apartment on Tuesday.
Judge Dismisses TorrentSpy’s Lawsuit Against MPAA
Aug 29, 2007 2:00 PM PDTIn a decision that critics say could have far-reaching negative implications if it stands up on appeal, U.S. District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper has dismissed TorrentSpy’s lawsuit against the Motion Picture Association of America.
China Installs Online Porn Patrol
Aug 29, 2007 11:45 AM PDTStarting Saturday, the Chinese government will implement virtual police officers to patrol websites that contain adult-oriented content and other “illicit” online activity.
FSC Sets Red, White & Blue Bash For Oct. 13
Aug 29, 2007 7:00 AM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition has announced its annual fundraising event, the Red White & Blue Bash, Oct. 13 at the Globe Theater at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, Calif.
Topless Protestor Files Notice of Claim in Florida
Aug 28, 2007 1:00 PM PDTIn the latest chapter of the ongoing saga of "top-free" protestor Elizabeth Book, she has filed a notice of claim against the city of Daytona Beach, giving authorities six months to either deny the claim or enter into good faith negotiations to settle the claim.
Anti-Piracy Group Shuts Down More Torrent Sites
Aug 28, 2007 5:00 AM PDTThe Dutch anti-piracy organization BREIN has announced the closure of six more torrent sites hosted in the Netherlands, with a total of approximately 70,000 users and 9,000 links to illegal files, according to a statement issued Monday.
Storerotica Seminar: “Preparing for War”
Aug 27, 2007 5:15 PM PDTThe Storerotica convention being held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino opened with a mighty howl this afternoon as a panel of heavyweight industry attorneys, club owners and industry activists addressed an audience of about 300 people during a two-hour seminar entitled “Preparing for War When Government Attacks.”
Adult Bookstore Move Angers New Neighbors
Aug 27, 2007 4:00 PM PDTAdult store Central Avenue Video and News has operated on Central Avenue since the mid-1990s, but news that the business might relocate has angered residents near the proposed new location.
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