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Sex Z’s Bo Kenney Offers Legal Aid for Retailers
Nov 17, 2006 3:30 PM PSTSex Z Pictures Owner Bo Kenney has said he will handle the legal costs for any retailer who faces obscenity charges for selling his latest film “Corruption.”
FSC Seeks Halt to All 2257 Inspections
Nov 17, 2006 1:37 PM PSTFree Speech Coalition Chairman Jeffrey Douglas told XBIZ he believes that the FBI has violated a court-ordered injunction designed to protect FSC members who are defined as secondary producers.
Gay Performer Marcus Allen Arrested for Murder
Nov 17, 2006 5:00 AM PSTTimothy J. Boham, known to the adult industry as gay porn star Marcus Allen, has been arrested for the murder of a wealthy Denver businessman, police say.
Pure Play Media Undergoes 2257 Inspection
Nov 16, 2006 1:07 PM PSTThe FBI conducted a 2257 records inspection of Pure Play Media this morning, CEO Richard Arnold told XBIZ.
Zero Tolerance Files Copyright Infringement Suit
Nov 14, 2006 5:35 PM PSTAfter discovering that its content had allegedly been illegally infringed upon by movie download site AdultsAllowed.com, Zero Tolerance filed a federal lawsuit seeking more than $15 million in damages, attorney Clyde DeWitt told XBIZ.
COPA Trial: 1 Percent of Websites Contain Sexually Explicit Content
Nov 14, 2006 11:00 AM PSTNo more than 1 percent of all websites worldwide contain sexually explicit material, according to a study commissioned by attorneys for the Department of Justice. The study was presented as evidence by the government during the ongoing Child Online Protection Act (COPA) trial, which will determine the constitutionality of the law.
Federal Court Shuts Down Alleged Spyware Operation
Nov 13, 2006 3:30 PM PSTA federal court on Monday ordered ERG Ventures, which operates online adult site PrivateinPublic.com, and one of its affiliates to stop distributing spyware, adware and popups.
COPA Trial Becomes Battleground for Experts
Nov 13, 2006 11:30 AM PSTWith the Child Online Protection Act (COPA) trial entering its third week to determine the constitutionality of a law that — if enforced — would require adults to use access codes or credit cards to view material considered to be “harmful to children” online, the Philadelphia Inquirer has reported that the courtroom has become a battle of the pundits, with expert witnesses making the case for each side.
Wall Street Journal Holds Debate on COPA
Nov 12, 2006 5:00 AM PSTWith lawyers for the ACLU and the Department of Justice squaring off in a U.S. District Court in Philadelphia for the trial to determine the constitutionality of the 1998 Child Online Protection Act (COPA), the Wall Street Journal recently asked whether more laws were needed to protect children on the Internet?
Chinese Porn Website Operator Arrested
Nov 10, 2006 11:30 AM PSTA Chinese couple has been arrested for allegedly operating a pornographic website. According to local prosecutors, the couple’s site featured live nude performances and chatrooms in violation of Chinese law.
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