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Senate Approves Web Labeling; Bill Faces House Battle
Jun 28, 2006 12:00 PM PDTThe U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, with the backing of the Bush administration, approved an amendment to a wide-ranging telecommunications bill that would require mandatory website labeling on pages that contain explicit sexual images.
Congress Tells ISPs to Expect Comprehensive Anti-porn Bill
Jun 28, 2006 10:36 AM PDTAfter testimony before the House Energy and Commerce committee, Internet service providers were told to expect new legislation that would force them to retain data about their users in the name of preventing the spread of child pornography online.
Another Webmaster Arrest Made in Florida
Jun 27, 2006 10:30 AM PDTThe Escambia County Sheriff’s office has made a third arrest in connection with the Ray Guhn case.
Webmaster Ray Guhn Arrested in Florida
Jun 26, 2006 12:30 PM PDTWebmaster Clinton Raymond McCowen, aka Ray Guhn, was arrested on Friday along with his partner Kevin Patrick Stevens, and charged with racketeering, engaging in prostitution and the manufacture and sale of obscene material.
British Lawmaker Wants to Restrict Access to Adult Magazines
Jun 24, 2006 6:00 AM PDTBuyers of sexually explicit magazines may soon have to look a little harder to find their favorite reading material if a British lawmaker has her way. A new proposal would regulate where newsstands can display adult magazines.
Congressional Panel Approves Rules for U.S. Net Firms
Jun 24, 2006 6:00 AM PDTThe U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee that concentrates on Africa, global human rights and international operations unanimously approved the Global Online Freedom Act that seeks to enforce strict regulations on U.S. companies doing business in countries that censor or restrict Internet access.
N.Y. Lawmaker Drops Google Child Porn Lawsuit
Jun 23, 2006 10:00 AM PDTThe Long Island politician who filed a federal lawsuit against search engine giant Google alleging that the company was profiting from of child pornography, has dropped his suit.
6 Trade Groups File Court Papers in Support of FSC
Jun 22, 2006 11:57 AM PDTNumerous trade organizations have filed an amicus brief in support of the Free Speech Coalition’s suit against Utah’s Child Protection Registry. “This is really turning into an intramural softball game with this many players,” FSC Communications Director Tom Hymes told XBIZ.
Australia to Subsidize Internet Filter
Jun 19, 2006 3:30 PM PDTHaving explored many options to keep children from accessing pornography, Australian Communications Minister Helen Coonan has decided on a federal subsidy for parents who buy filtering software for their home computers.
Webmaster Faces Charges Over Zoning
Jun 19, 2006 1:30 PM PDTDominatrix Michelle Silva, who owns and operates bondage and S&M website EmpressM.net out of her residence, has turned herself in to Connecticut police to answer charges of zoning violations.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment
The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The...
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...