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U.S. Judge Denies Freeze on SexSearch Assets
Apr 19, 2007 8:05 AM PDTA federal judge refused last weekend to freeze assets of SexSearch.com, which has found itself on the legal defense after a man filed suit over claims that he was allowed to chat online with a minor. The man later had sex with her and was charged with statutory rape.
ICANN Wins Court Order Against Registerfly
Apr 18, 2007 11:49 AM PDTICANN has been granted a court order, allowing access to Registerfly records and requiring the domain registrar to hand over all data pertaining to its domain names.
FSC Files Motion Over 2257
Apr 13, 2007 12:20 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition today filed a motion seeking clarification and modification of U.S. District Judge Walker Miller’s interim decision on March 30, relative to new regulations over 2257, the federal record-keeping law.
Senators Pryor, Baucus Introduce New Online Child Protection Bill
Apr 13, 2007 10:40 AM PDTU.S. Sens. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Max Baucus (D-Mont.) introduced the Cyber Safety For Kids Act which, they said, would help protect children from online pornography.
Joe Francis Indicted on Tax Evasion Charges
Apr 11, 2007 3:08 PM PDT"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis was charged with tax evasion today, having deducted more than $20 million in apparent false business expenses on his 2002 and 2003 tax returns.
Google Warns State of Utah on New Law
Apr 11, 2007 1:00 PM PDTA new Utah state law that curbs keyword-triggered advertising is unconstitutional and probably will be challenged in court, Google officials said.
Judge Calls for Sex Shop Hearing
Apr 11, 2007 12:00 PM PDTStafford County Circuit Judge J. Martin Bass has ordered a full hearing in a lawsuit seeking to close a local adult bookstore. A neighboring business, Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, sued the owners of Pheromoans and its landlord in November.
FTC Commissioner Calls for Prison for Spyware Distributors
Apr 11, 2007 10:48 AM PDTAt a Senate Commerce Committee hearing Tuesday morning, Federal Trade Commissioner William Kovacic said that many spyware distributors "can only be described as vicious organized criminals" and suggested the only deterrent is prison.
AG Alberto Gonzales Subpoenaed for Attorney-Purging Documents
Apr 10, 2007 10:21 AM PDTThe House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed Attorney General Alberto Gonzales for documents pertaining to the firings of eight U.S. attorneys in December.
GGW’s Joe Francis Arrested at Panama City Airport
Apr 10, 2007 9:59 AM PDTGirls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis was arrested without incident Tuesday in Florida. The U.S. Marshal's Office in Panama City, Fla., arrested the adult entertainment mogul at sunrise at the local airport on a warrant seeking his arrest for criminal contempt of court.
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