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New Bill Makes Viewing Porn at School a Crime
Jan 16, 2007 3:00 PM PSTStudents who view porn at school not only could be suspended or expelled, but also charged with a misdemeanor according to a new plan proposed by a local politician.
Nebraska may Update Electronic Harassment Bill
Jan 11, 2007 7:00 AM PSTState Sen. Mike Friend introduced a bill at Attorney General Jon Bruning’s request that would update the state’s current harassment and intimidation law to include use of electronic devices and email.
Legislators Introduce Bill in Favor of Net Neutrality
Jan 10, 2007 2:00 PM PSTAfter midterm election results saw the Democrats take control of Congress, there is new movement on the issue of net neutrality, with lawmakers introducing bipartisan legislation that would prevent high-speed Internet service providers from charging content companies for priority access.
Kremen Loses Antitrust Case
Jan 9, 2007 3:30 PM PSTA U.S. District Court has dealt a blow to Gary Kremen, the original owner of the controversial Sex.com domain, in his antitrust case against the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN).
Sweet Entertainment Wins $3M in Copyright Infringement Case
Jan 9, 2007 3:10 PM PSTSweet Entertainment Group, parent company of affiliate program SweetMoney and SweetErotica, has won its copyright infringement lawsuit against the Marin Group, DateApp (parent of Sickpuppy) and its principals Kenneth G. Farrar and John-Michael Cataldi, via summary judgment obtained by XBIZ.
Amateur Pornographers Face Death Penalty in Iran
Jan 9, 2007 11:30 AM PSTAn amateur porn movie could net 31 people the death penalty in Iran’s capital city. The group faces death for filming and producing an adult movie that was shot using a cellphone, said Saiid Mortazavi, the president of Tehran’s criminal court.
U.S. Can Open Mail Without Search Warrant
Jan 5, 2007 5:00 AM PSTAlthough the White House denies any change in policy, a signing statement attached to postal legislation could allow the government to open first-class letters without a warrant, some experts said.
Joe Francis Appeals Community Service Sentence
Jan 2, 2007 10:42 AM PSTMantra Films, the company behind the “Girls Gone Wild” video series, has appealed a federal judge’s sentence imposing community service and a $1.6 million fine for violating 18 U.S.C. § 2257, the federal record-keeping law designed to keep adult content producers from using underage performers.
Playboy Claims ‘Fair Use’ in Copyright Infringement Case
Dec 29, 2006 10:29 AM PSTPlayboy Enterprises denies that it violated copyright protection laws by publishing a picture of Placerville, Calif., resident-turned-Playmate Colleen Shannon.
InterBill Faces U.S. Suit Over Alleged Bogus Website
Dec 28, 2006 3:27 PM PSTThird-party processor InterBill Ltd. facilitated an online company’s alleged fraudulent scheme by collecting consumer bank account numbers and then debited funds from thousands of bank accounts, according to court documents obtained by XBIZ.
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