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Video Piracy Penalties Ramp Up in New York

Video Piracy Penalties Ramp Up in New York

May 1, 2007 4:31 PM PDT
Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an ordinance on Tuesday that enhances video piracy from a violation with a $250 fine to a misdemeanor that carries up to six months in jail and penalties of up to $5,000.
Fred Salaff Trial Scheduled; Verdict Expected Soon

Fred Salaff Trial Scheduled; Verdict Expected Soon

May 1, 2007 10:30 AM PDT
American adult film producer Fred Salaff, who's been awaiting his case to be heard for more than two years, can expect a verdict within the week. Salaff has been under house arrest, barred from seeking employment, since his arrest more than two years ago, his trial dates having been repeatedly postponed until now.
Thai 'Cyber Crime' Censorship Bill Set to Pass

Thai 'Cyber Crime' Censorship Bill Set to Pass

May 1, 2007 7:00 AM PDT
Legislation that would allow the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology to shut down or block any website it deems "damaging to society" is slated to be passed by Thailand's Assembly next month.
Justice Department Suggests June Deadline for New 2257 Regs

Justice Department Suggests June Deadline for New 2257 Regs

May 1, 2007 5:00 AM PDT
Colorado Federal District Court Judge Walker Miller held a status conference with the Free Speech Coalition and its attorneys April 25. The meeting was requested by FSC attorneys in light of Miller’s March 30 ruling, which dismissed some causes of action and allowed others to proceed in light of the Adam Walsh Act’s amendments to 2257.
Teravision Sues Club Jenna, Playboy Over Website Accounting

Teravision Sues Club Jenna, Playboy Over Website Accounting

Apr 30, 2007 5:05 PM PDT
Tera Patrick’s production studio Teravision is engaged in litigation with both Club Jenna and Playboy over money it alleges both companies owe in regards to revenue earned on ClubTera.com, Patrick’s official website.
Carey, Duke, Douglas Set to Guest on Prime Time Uncensored Tonight

Carey, Duke, Douglas Set to Guest on Prime Time Uncensored Tonight

Apr 30, 2007 4:33 PM PDT
Adult performer and former gubernatorial candidate Mary Carey, Free Speech Coalition Executive Director Diane Duke and 1st Amendment attorney Jeffrey Douglas will be on PrimeTimeUncensored.com tonight.
Key Rulings Dilute Power of U.S. Patents

Key Rulings Dilute Power of U.S. Patents

Apr 30, 2007 3:25 PM PDT
In two rulings important for the online adult industry, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday has reversed the Federal Circuit — the U.S. appeals court that has jurisdiction over patent appeals — over several key areas of patent law.
Ohio Curfew Bill Leads to New Political Websites

Ohio Curfew Bill Leads to New Political Websites

Apr 29, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
Ohio's adult industry curfew law has led to the creation of two new sites for citizens to voice their concerns to their elected representatives, StopTheHouse.com and StopTheSenate.com.
$1B Antispam Suit Targets Email Harvesters

$1B Antispam Suit Targets Email Harvesters

Apr 28, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by members of Project Honey Pot, a service provided by antispam company Unspam Technologies, is going after email harvesters in what is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind.
Koenig, Holio.net File Suit Over XTV Deal

Koenig, Holio.net File Suit Over XTV Deal

Apr 27, 2007 3:57 PM PDT
Long-time adult entrepreneur David Koenig and his company Holio.net have filed suit against Interactive Television Networks Inc. over alleged breaches in their XTV network licensing and distribution deal and a promissory note, XBIZ has learned.

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