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City of Miami Seeks to Shut Down CocoDorm.com
Sep 9, 2007 12:00 PM PDTMIAMI, Fla. — The city of Miami has filed a lawsuit against the owners of CocoDorm.com to force the company out of its current location and claim unpaid zoning violation fines already imposed by the city.
Chinese Ban 2 'Extremely Pornographic' Radio Shows
Sep 8, 2007 6:00 AM PDTChinese authorities have banned two late-night radio shows that discussed sex and drugs for damaging young people and being "extremely pornographic," continuing the recent crackdown on free expression in China.
Charges Filed in 1st P2P-Based Identity Theft Case
Sep 7, 2007 4:00 PM PDTA Seattle resident has been indicted in a case that the Justice Department said is the first case filed charging a suspect with using digital file sharing software to commit identity theft.
Justice Dept. Opposes Net Neutrality, Suggests Fee Scale
Sep 6, 2007 5:15 PM PDTThe Justice Department has informed the Federal Communications Commission that it opposes net neutrality, suggesting instead an option for telecom carriers to charge users for loading content at faster speeds.
FSC: 2257 Public Comment Period Ends Sept. 10
Sep 6, 2007 5:00 PM PDTThe Department of Justice's public comment period for the proposed 2257 rules and regulations ends Sept. 10.
Filipina Legislator Calls for ‘War on Electronic Smut’
Sep 6, 2007 3:30 PM PDTSen. Loren Legarda has proposed a bill to the Philippine Senate that would impose strict regulations and penalties on Internet websites with explicit adult content. Citing a website called BoyBastos.com, the senator claims the site provides users, including minors, with hardcore images of Filipinas.
Adult Lawyer Walters Addresses User-Post Sites on CNBC
Sep 5, 2007 3:30 PM PDTSought out for his expertise on 1st Amendment issues, adult industry attorney Lawrence Walters appeared on the CNBC TV show "Power Lunch" today, to discuss the question of whether user-post websites are liable for illegal speech and conduct of site users.
National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce Fights 2257
Sep 4, 2007 5:00 PM PDTThe National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce has voiced concerns about the potential impact of 2257 regulations on social networking sites like Manhunt.com or AdultFriendFinders.com, where users post explicit photos of themselves online.
Pentagon OKs Newsstand Sales of Some Adult Magazines on Bases
Sep 4, 2007 1:00 PM PDTA Pentagon panel has determined that the sale of some adult magazines can continue on U.S. military bases, ruling that the magazines are not “sexually explicit.”
Vixen Direct Owner Faces Firearm Charges
Sep 4, 2007 11:45 AM PDTAdult businessman Steve Crowe on Friday pleaded not guilty to six counts connected to illegal use of firearms after a judge denied motions to dismiss the charges.
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