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Nevada Rejects Strip Clubs' Tax Refund Request
Aug 6, 2007 5:45 PM PDTThe Nevada Tax Commission unanimously rejected arguments that a state entertainment tax unconstitutionally targets strip clubs, refusing to refund nearly $1.8 million collected in early 2004.
Manila Mayor Destroys Piracy Operation in 'Smut Crackdown'
Aug 6, 2007 4:15 PM PDTAfter uncovering a piracy operation at a local motel, the mayor destroyed the remnants of an adult piracy operation to show he's serious about his antiporn initiative.
Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Extreme Associates Case
Aug 6, 2007 2:30 PM PDTA federal judge who had previously dismissed the case against Extreme Associates, only to have the dismissal overturned on appeal, has denied a second motion to dismiss the case.
Knoxville Pays $1.5M to Settle Adult Store Suit
Aug 6, 2007 1:00 PM PDTCity officials have agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a longstanding lawsuit filed by an adult video store that closed in 2001, ending a legal fight that began in 1998 between the city and Fantasy Video.
Attorneys Discuss 2257 at Internext Seminar
Aug 6, 2007 8:30 AM PDTFive industry attorneys and Diane Duke of the Free Speech Coalition engaged in a two-hour discussion of mostly 2257 issues during a legal panel held Friday afternoon at the Internext Convention.
Man Arrested for Selling Pirated DVDs, Obscenity
Aug 5, 2007 6:00 AM PDTPolice stopped Yi He as he rode his bicycle, which had a large black box strapped on the back containing 218 counterfeit adult and Hollywood films. Two thousand more were found at his home.
Pirate Bay to Resurrect SuprNova.org Domain Name
Aug 4, 2007 10:00 AM PDTAccording to reports posted on Thursday on technology blogs TorrentFreak and Slyck.com, operators of The Pirate Bay have made an agreement to resurrect the domain name of SuprNova.org, a once popular BitTorrent file-sharing site.
Mass. Couple Settles Suit with Capital Video Store
Aug 4, 2007 8:00 AM PDTTwo Northampton residents, acting as their own attorneys, have reached a financial settlement with owners of a proposed adult store in their neighborhood.
Maine Adult Bookstore Sponsors Petition to Reopen
Aug 3, 2007 11:15 AM PDTThe 1st Amendment Adult Book & Video Store here, which closed June 12 to comply with a law limiting adult businesses, has sponsored a petition asking for the store to reopen.
XBIZ Summer '07 Forum 2257 Panel Footage Online Now
Aug 2, 2007 8:30 PM PDTVideo coverage of the July 12 legal panel at the XBIZ Summer '07 Forum is online now.
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