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Venue Cited for ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Shoot Sues St. Louis

Venue Cited for ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Shoot Sues St. Louis

Apr 30, 2006 6:00 AM PDT
A bar that hosted a “Girls Gone Wild” shoot and faces a suspension of its liquor license after a taping apparently got out of control has filed suit against the city of St. Louis.
Italian Porn Star and Adult Director Convicted of Prostitution

Italian Porn Star and Adult Director Convicted of Prostitution

Apr 29, 2006 6:00 AM PDT
Former Miss Teen Hungary Eva Henger and Italian adult film director Riccardo Schicchi were convicted today for running a prostitution operation out of their bar, Diva Futura. The pair received sentences of six years and four and a half years, respectively.
Topco Gets FDA Registration, New Products Forthcoming

Topco Gets FDA Registration, New Products Forthcoming

Apr 27, 2006 4:18 PM PDT
Topco Sales has been granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration registration as a manufacturer and seller of over-the-counter (OTC) drug products, meaning the company is now free to manufacture and sell a much wider range of products.

Net Neutrality Gets Voted Down in House

Apr 27, 2006 8:00 AM PDT
In the U.S. House of Representatives, the House Energy and Commerce Committee rejected a Net neutrality amendment to the Telecommunications Act of 2006, by a 34-22 vote. Backed by House Democrats, the bill was supported by Microsoft, Amazon, Intel and Google.
FCC Chairman Insists Indecency Is Clear

FCC Chairman Insists Indecency Is Clear

Apr 26, 2006 1:30 PM PDT
Addressing the National Association of Broadcasters convention, Federal Communications Chairman Kevin Martin punched back against accusations leveled at him by broadcasters, saying that indecency laws were clear because they had not changed in more than 25 years.

Federal Court Strikes Down Georgia Obscenity Law

Apr 26, 2006 12:05 PM PDT
What started as a case questioning a ban on advertising of sex toys in Georgia has led to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding its earlier ruling that the state’s entire obscenity statute is unconstitutional.
Hawaii Law Limits Exposure of Adult Products

Hawaii Law Limits Exposure of Adult Products

Apr 26, 2006 11:02 AM PDT
Hawaii has approved legislation that puts stringent restrictions on the visibility and location of adult entertainment products being sold in stores.

New Law Could Treat Violent Video Games as Porn

Apr 26, 2006 8:00 AM PDT
In a move that could have profound 1st Amendment ramifications, the state Senate has passed a “games as porn” bill, bringing Oklahoma one step closer to lumping violent video games into the same category as pornography.
Chinese Sites Purge Objectionable Content

Chinese Sites Purge Objectionable Content

Apr 26, 2006 6:00 AM PDT
A group of 14 media companies calling themselves the Beijing Association of Online Media has voluntarily agreed to self-censor any objectionable content that appears on its sites. The pledge comes amid calls in Beijing to clean up the Internet.

Army Soldier Accepts Plea in Porn Site Scandal

Apr 25, 2006 2:30 PM PDT
One of the seven U.S. Army paratroopers embroiled in a gay porn scandal has accepted a plea, reported the Fayetteville Times. The particulars of the plea deal were not disclosed at press time but will be made public on Thursday when the paratrooper must appear before a judge.

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