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Judge: Lap Dancing Protected by Oregon Constitution
Jul 8, 2007 6:00 AM PDTLap dances performed in Salem are protected under free speech provisions of Oregon’s state constitution, according to a ruling recently issued by a Marion County judge.
Google Can’t Use Gmail Name in Germany
Jul 7, 2007 12:00 PM PDTA German court this week ruled that Google cannot continue to use the name “Gmail” in connection with its email service in Germany, finding that the mark was first registered by German businessman Daniel Giersch.
Cambria Blasts Right Wing Watchdogs for Hotel Porn Probe
Jul 6, 2007 2:15 PM PDTAdult Freedom Foundation general counsel Paul Cambria responded to an Ohio conservative watchdog group’s call for a federal investigation into hotel pay-per-view adult movies.
Meese Commission Report Turns 21 Monday
Jul 6, 2007 10:00 AM PDTThe report of the Attorney General's Commission on Pornography, commonly known as the "Meese Commission report," was released 21 years ago this Monday, on July 9, 1986.
Adult Star Sued for Using Former Friend’s Real Name
Jul 6, 2007 5:00 AM PDTOn June 26, a suit was filed in the Harris County court against adult performer Syvette Wimberly, for misappropriating a former high school friend’s name — the suit also named Vivid Entertainment as a defendant in the case.
Court Issues Ruling in Perfect 10 Case
Jul 5, 2007 5:30 PM PDTIn a 2-1 decision, a panel of judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week ruled that a federal judge was correct in dismissing a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by adult entertainment publisher Perfect 10 against VISA, MasterCard and other credit card firms.
Tenn.: Second Video Store Joins 1st Amendment Countersuit
Jul 5, 2007 1:00 PM PDTTwo stores targeted for violating restrictions on "adults-only bookstores" are suing the city for violating their 1st Amendment rights.
LoveHoney Accused of Trademark Violation by Procter & Gamble
Jul 5, 2007 11:00 AM PDTOnly sex toy manufacturer LoveHoney received a cease and desist letter from Procter & Gamble to remove a promotion for two vibrators that feature an Oral-B toothbrush in their campaigns.
Federal Court Decision Significantly Expands Email Privacy
Jul 4, 2007 5:00 PM PDTA ruling issued this month by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio could dramatically expand the scope of privacy protection for email users, legal experts said.
3 Arrested in Raids on 2 Miss. Adult Stores
Jul 4, 2007 4:00 PM PDTPolice raided two adult stores here Monday and arrested an owner and two clerks on misdemeanor charges of selling illegal sex toys.
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