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Microsoft Blasts Google Over Copyright
Mar 6, 2007 2:30 PM PSTSearch engine juggernaut Google has made its push into new media at the expense of copyright holders, a top Microsoft lawyer told a gathering of the Association of American Publishers.
Bush Administration Proposes Mandatory ISP Record Keeping
Mar 6, 2007 5:00 AM PSTThe Bush Administration proposed Wednesday that all Internet service providers be required to keep records of users uploading images and videos, information they say would be valuable to fight child pornography, terrorism and other crimes.
Bondage Site Webmaster Sues County Over Alleged Civil Rights Violations
Mar 5, 2007 2:55 PM PSTBondage site HouseOfGord.com operators Jeffrey and Susan Marie Owen have filed suit in U.S. District Court against several Kitsap County officials, citing civil rights violations.
ICANN Gets Tough With Registerfly, Locks Domains
Mar 5, 2007 11:00 AM PSTConcerned over scandal-ridden Registerfly, officials at ICANN said they plan to sue the domain registrar and lock down all of the company’s domains to prevent hijackers and speculators from misappropriating the online properties during the crisis.
Can-Spam Worry Gets Better for Cyberheat
Mar 5, 2007 7:01 AM PSTCyberheat apparently has dodged maximum penalties over alleged Can-Spam violations after a federal judge ordered the Justice Department and the online adult company to hammer out an agreement.
U.K. Town Cracks Down on Illegal Porn
Mar 5, 2007 6:00 AM PSTAuthorities in Swindon have launched Operation Triple X in an effort to recover adult material sold illegally in unlicensed shops.
Library Must Use Internet Filters or Risk Funding Cut
Mar 4, 2007 12:00 PM PSTRochester’s Central Library must use Internet filters to block potentially inappropriate or obscene materials from being viewed on computers or risk a funding cut by Monroe County.
Privacy Commissioner Urges Canadian Lawmakers to Fight Spam
Mar 3, 2007 12:00 PM PSTPrivacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has called for tougher legislative measures to prevent spam and email fraud in Canada. She said the amount of spam circulating has “mushroomed,” and in response has made March Fraud Prevention Month.
ASACP Honors Attorney Gregory Piccionelli
Mar 2, 2007 12:31 PM PSTThe ASACP has presented its annual Service Recognition Award to adult entertainment industry attorney Gregory Piccionelli.
Local Lawmakers Look to Increase Penalties for Obscenity
Mar 1, 2007 12:57 PM PSTWith little debate and scant opposition, House lawmakers passed HB 1569, a measure that would increase the maximum fine for obscenity to $250,000.
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