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MPAA Supports Illegal Downloading Act, Lists Top 25 Offending Schools
Apr 2, 2007 10:41 AM PDTThe MPAA last week announced its support of the "Curb Illegal Downloading on College Campuses Act of 2007," legislation introduced to give colleges and universities an incentive to crack down on on-campus movie piracy.
Australian Video Chain Venus Loses Battle Over Pirated Porn
Mar 31, 2007 7:00 AM PDTThe Adult Industry Copyright Organisation has prevailed in a claim against one of Australia’s best-known adult video and novelty stores over the sale of pirated adult videos.
U.S. Appeals Court Releases 'Perfect 10' Opinion
Mar 31, 2007 5:00 AM PDTThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal on Thursday released a 26-page opinion that upholds the court decisions of several lawsuits filed by adult company Perfect 10 against several companies, including web hosting service CWIE and credit-card processor CCBill.
Al Goldstein Announces U.S. Presidential Candidacy
Mar 30, 2007 1:00 PM PDTAl Goldstein, the former publisher of Screw magazine, has announced his candidacy for the President of the U.S.
Thailand Creates Panel to Censor Online Adult Sites
Mar 30, 2007 10:53 AM PDTThailand, the top-five producer of online adult websites, has set up a national committee to regulate Internet content to ensure a “safe and creative media.”
Adult Industry Leaders React to .XXX Decision
Mar 30, 2007 10:33 AM PDTIn the wake of ICANN's decision this morning not to approve ICM Registry's .XXX sTLD proposal, representatives from the adult world are expressing delight.
ICANN Shoots Down ICM’s .XXX Proposal
Mar 30, 2007 7:48 AM PDTICM Registry again failed to become the .XXX sTLD registry after the Internet’s policy-making board shot down its third attempt to get its proposal approved.
Louisiana City Council Bans All New Adult Stores
Mar 30, 2007 5:00 AM PDTThe City Council gave final approval of an ordinance that bans any new adult-oriented businesses from operating in the city.
ICANN to File Suit Against RegisterFly
Mar 29, 2007 11:25 AM PDTFrustrated by RegisterFly operators’ failure to provide registration data to ICANN officials, the Internet policymaking board has decided to file suit seeking a restraining order against the domain registrar, XBIZ has learned.
U.S. Supreme Court to Review Child Porn Law
Mar 27, 2007 11:39 AM PDTThe U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review an 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down a federal law that made sending computer messages offering child pornography a criminal offense even when no child pornography exists in the messages.
Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.
Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General...
Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start
Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination...