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Fla. Woman to Pay $11.3 Million for Online Defamation

Fla. Woman to Pay $11.3 Million for Online Defamation

Oct 7, 2006 12:00 PM PDT
A woman who posted defamatory statements on an online bulletin board has been dealt an $11.3 million blow by a Broward County jury, leading adult entertainment lawyer J.D. Obenberger to say that website operators and Internet users need a wake-up call when it comes to the things they post on industry boards such as GoFuckYourself, JustBlowMe and others.
Attorney General Warns Anti-Porn Group

Attorney General Warns Anti-Porn Group

Oct 6, 2006 7:00 AM PDT
NoPornNorthampton, a community group comprised of citizens opposed to the construction of a Capital Video adult store, has been warned by state Attorney General Tom Reilly to stop soliciting public donations.
EFF Sues FBI Seeking Information on Electronic Surveillance

EFF Sues FBI Seeking Information on Electronic Surveillance

Oct 5, 2006 12:30 PM PDT
Attorneys for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco-based privacy advocacy group, have filed suit against the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to request records pertaining to the successors of the government’s abandoned electronic surveillance program codenamed Carnivore.
Bill Targets Online Vice Payments

Bill Targets Online Vice Payments

Oct 2, 2006 3:00 PM PDT
In a move that could dramatically impact some adult webmasters, lawmakers have taken a practical approach to curbing Internet vice, sending a bill to President Bush that would ban U.S. banks and credit card companies from processing transactions for online gambling sites.
California Initiative for Internet Privacy Launches

California Initiative for Internet Privacy Launches

Oct 2, 2006 2:00 PM PDT
A public program formed to explore the possible implementation of voluntary or mandated approaches toward improving Internet-related privacy issues has been created by Lauren Weinstein, a longtime Internet authority.
Utah Cites Adult Companies Under Child Protection Registry Law

Utah Cites Adult Companies Under Child Protection Registry Law

Oct 2, 2006 11:00 AM PDT
Operating under the state’s controversial Child Protection Registry law, Utah consumer protection officials have cited four companies for allegedly sending email solicitations to minors for websites connected to gambling, alcohol and pornography.
Supreme Court Won’t Hear Sex Toy Case

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Sex Toy Case

Oct 2, 2006 9:30 AM PDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving a Texas law banning the sale of sex toys shaped like sexual organs.
Red Rose Indicted for Obscenity Over Stories About Children

Red Rose Indicted for Obscenity Over Stories About Children

Sep 27, 2006 3:08 PM PDT
A federal grand jury has returned an indictment for a woman accused of disseminating alleged obscene fictional stories on her website describing the torture and sexual abuse of children.
Francis Enters Guilty Plea

Francis Enters Guilty Plea

Sep 26, 2006 12:00 PM PDT
Joe Francis, the man behind the “Girls Gone Wild” empire, entered his official guilty plea in U.S. District Court Monday, telling the judge that he had violated federal record-keeping laws under 18 U.S.C. § 2257.
FSC Offers Congressional Testimony

FSC Offers Congressional Testimony

Sep 25, 2006 4:53 PM PDT
Raising its voice in the halls of government, Free Speech Coalition submitted written testimony to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s sub-committee on Oversight and Investigations last week for its hearing on Sept. 21, “Deleting Commercial Child Pornography Sites from the Internet: The U.S. Financial Industry’s Efforts to Combat This Problem.”

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