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U.S. Appeals Court Halts Enforcement of Mich. Nudity Ban

U.S. Appeals Court Halts Enforcement of Mich. Nudity Ban

Aug 31, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
The 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

Blog Spammers Posting Porn, Spyware Links to .Gov Sites

Aug 30, 2007 4:00 PM PDT
In 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

SlitParade.com Owner Charged With Murder of Model

Aug 30, 2007 11:45 AM PDT
The 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

Judge Dismisses TorrentSpy’s Lawsuit Against MPAA

Aug 29, 2007 2:00 PM PDT
In 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

China Installs Online Porn Patrol

Aug 29, 2007 11:45 AM PDT
Starting 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

FSC Sets Red, White & Blue Bash For Oct. 13

Aug 29, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
The 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

Topless Protestor Files Notice of Claim in Florida

Aug 28, 2007 1:00 PM PDT
In 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

Anti-Piracy Group Shuts Down More Torrent Sites

Aug 28, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
The 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”

Storerotica Seminar: “Preparing for War”

Aug 27, 2007 5:15 PM PDT
The 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

Adult Bookstore Move Angers New Neighbors

Aug 27, 2007 4:00 PM PDT
Adult 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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