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FTC to Investigate ISP Broadband Speed Claims
Feb 13, 2007 5:00 AM PSTAccording to Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Deborah Platt Majoras, the agency is going to begin investigating the speed claims of Internet service providers’ broadband networks.
U.S. Court Orders Raids of 2 Adult Retailers Over Alleged Piracy
Feb 12, 2007 5:08 AM PSTDark Alley Media, Falcon Studios, Hot House Entertainment, Jet Set Productions, Pitbull Productions, Raging Stallion Studios and Titan Media filed suit and were successful in winning a U.S. judge’s decision Friday to raid the Manhattan retailers and seize more than 4,000 DVDs.
Kim Kardashian May Take Legal Action to Stop Release of Sex Tape
Feb 9, 2007 10:09 AM PSTAccording to online reports, professional celebrity Kim Kardashian plans to take legal action to stop the release of Vivid's upcoming sex tape "Kim Kardashian Superstar."
Extreme Associates Seeks Dismissal of Obscenity Case
Feb 6, 2007 3:58 PM PSTDuring a series of pretrial filings before its federal obscenity case goes to trial, Extreme Associates and its co-owners Robert Zicari and wife Janet Romano have filed a motion to dismiss the indictments against them. The motion was filed Jan. 31.
Judge: Falcon Foto, Porn Kings Must Litigate in Seattle
Feb 6, 2007 10:00 AM PSTA judge in the ongoing legal battle between Porn Kings and Falcon Foto has clarified the multistate copyright dispute, consolidating cases filed by both parties into a single action, which will be heard in U.S. District Court in Seattle.
Bahraini Lawmakers to Punish Porn Downloads With Jail Time
Feb 6, 2007 9:00 AM PSTA local lawmaker has introduced legislation that would impose a 1-year prison sentence for anyone found guilty of downloading Internet pornography, according to a report in the Gulf News.
Philippines Lawmaker Wants to Ban Pornographic Anime
Feb 6, 2007 7:00 AM PSTA local lawmaker has raised alarms concerning pornographic anime content, saying that online and DVD hentai titles pose a risk to the nation’s youth.
Paris Hilton Wins Temporary Injunction Against ParisExposed.com
Feb 5, 2007 3:00 PM PSTParis Hilton has won a temporary injunction from a federal judge against the website ParisExposed.com that displayed personal photos, videos, diaries, medical prescriptions and other belongings she and sister Nicky kept at a storage facility after their house was burglarized.
Selection of U.S. Attorneys Questioned
Feb 2, 2007 8:01 AM PSTIn the wake of seven U.S. attorneys across the country being asked to step down earlier this month, critics of the administration, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., have charged that the shakeup is a politically motivated attempt to alter the priorities of the nation’s top prosecutors and focus their attention on so-called morality offenses such as obscenity.
U.S. Appeals Court Delivers Key Ruling on PC Privacy at Work
Feb 1, 2007 3:00 PM PSTA federal appeals court has ruled that an employee whose office was not shared with coworkers and was kept locked had a reasonable expectation of privacy in his workplace computer. But it also said in that the employee’s right wasn’t violated when a search turned up a history of child porn visits.
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