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SexSearch Attorneys Ask Court to Dismiss Ohio Case
May 30, 2007 10:09 AM PDTAttorneys defending SexSearch.com and its partnering companies on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss claims that the social-networking site neglected its duty to filter out participation with minors.
'Pornification' of Australia Sparks Call for Investigation
May 30, 2007 9:40 AM PDTA study completed by Nielsen//NetRatings and Internet analysis firm NetView has shown a 23-percent increase in online adult traffic in just one month, and the number of adult shops has risen to 900 — a 400-store jump in four years.
Finland Court OKs DVD Copying When Copy Protection Is 'Ineffective'
May 30, 2007 8:00 AM PDTIn a unanimous decision, Helsinki District Court has ruled that the Content Scrambling System (CSS) used to protect DVD movies from being copied is “ineffective" because it can be defeated.
Israeli Politician Drafts Bill to Block Porn on Cellphones, Internet
May 29, 2007 12:30 PM PDTCommunications Minister Ariel Atias is drafting a bill to block free adult entertainment and websites containing violence and gambling.
Judge Upholds Novel Use of Labor Laws in SlaveSpace.com Case
May 28, 2007 3:00 PM PDTJudge Allyne Ross of the Eastern District of New York upheld a “novel application” of forced labor and sex trafficking laws in the trial and conviction of Glenn Marcus, the webmaster of extreme bondage site SlaveSpace.com.
Monroe County Libraries Ban Adult Sites On Computers
May 28, 2007 12:00 PM PDTFollowing a recent threat of funding cuts, the Monroe County library system has agreed to block all adult websites from being viewed on public library computers.
Tenn. State Senate Passes “Girls Gone Wild Bill”
May 27, 2007 6:00 AM PDTThe Tennessee State Senate this week voted unanimously to pass the so-called “Girls Gone Wild bill” — despite the fact that Tennessee Attorney General Robert E. Cooper had issued an opinion stating that portions of the legislation are “constitutionally suspect.”
Trooper Fired After Porn Star Traffic Stop
May 25, 2007 2:30 PM PDTTennessee state trooper James Randy Moss has been fired from his job after he allegedly received oral sex from adult star Barbie Cummings during a traffic stop on May 7. Cummings said she gave Moss oral sex in exchange for not being charged with drug possession.
Texas Adult Store Raided for Obscenity, Clerk Arrested
May 25, 2007 9:54 AM PDTPolice raided the Somethin' Sexy adult store and arrested a store clerk for violating the state's obscenity law, having sold two "obscene devices" to an undercover police officer.
Would Katie Holmes Have a Case Against Katee Holmes?
May 23, 2007 5:00 PM PDTIf Katie Holmes wants to sue adult star Katee Holmes for using her name, she may not have a case.
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