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FSC Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction Over Utah Registry
May 4, 2006 5:19 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition has filed a motion in federal court seeking a preliminary injunction to enjoin enforcement of Utah’s Child Protection Registry.
FSC Sees Success in 9th Annual Lobbying Days
May 4, 2006 3:30 PM PDTLed by the Free Speech Coalition’s Legislative Affairs Director Kat Sunlove, approximately 30 members of the adult entertainment community lobbied California state legislators in Sacramento as part of the 9th Annual Celebrate Free Speech Lobbying Days.
FSC Files Opening Brief to U.S. Appeals Court Over 2257
May 4, 2006 10:49 AM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition filed its opening brief to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its attempt to challenge a lower federal court’s opinion relative to a preliminary injunction against new 2257 rules. The FSC's lead attorney in the case, Michael W. Gross, told XBIZ that the organization “is trying for the knock-out punch.”
CNN’s Nancy Grace Testifies to Strengthen Civil Penalties for Child Porn
May 3, 2006 2:56 PM PDTA House oversight and investigations subcommittee on Energy and Commerce heard testimony from former prosecutor and CNN commentator Nancy Grace today in support of legislation strengthening civil penalties for people who traffic in child pornography.
Chicago Officials Issue Cease-and-Desist to FlavaWorks.com
May 3, 2006 1:39 PM PDTChicago officials issued a cease-and-desist order against FlavaWorks.com and an affiliated site, CocoDorm.com, alleging they uncovered evidence that models on the sites were engaging in unsafe sex and spreading diseases, XBIZ has confirmed.
Karrine Steffans Denied TRO Against Vivid
May 3, 2006 11:00 AM PDTCoinciding with the recent release of Vivid Entertainment’s “Superhead” starring Mr. Marcus, co-star Karrine Steffans was denied a temporary restraining order by a U.S. District Court judge to stop distribution of the film.
Class Action Accuses Yahoo of Bilking Advertisers by Click Fraud
May 3, 2006 9:57 AM PDTYahoo has been hit with a federal class-action lawsuit alleging that the search engine fraudulently bills customers for pay-per-click ads by counting clicks improperly and that it places ads on “typosquatting” sites.
Plaintiff’s Lawyers Sue ISPs to Demand Better Filtering, Policing
May 2, 2006 3:15 PM PDTPrivate lawsuits demanding that Internet service providers do a better job policing the Internet are growing in number, according to a recent article in the National Law Journal.
Senate Committee Passes on Net Neutrality
May 2, 2006 10:34 AM PDTThe Senate Commerce Committee released draft legislation Monday that addresses a range of issues facing the telecom industry, but omits any mention of Net neutrality.
Citing Child Porn, Congresswoman Pushes ISP Data Retention
May 1, 2006 12:30 PM PDTStating that Internet service providers have hampered online pedophilia investigations by routinely dumping user data, Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., is preparing an amendment that would require ISPs to retain data on users so that law enforcement could access the information.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
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Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
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