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Flynt's Hustler Club Removes New Jersey Billboard
Feb 10, 2006 11:00 AM PSTPaving the way for more peaceful relations with city officials regarding the operation of the new and expanded Larry Flynt Hustler Club, the company extended the olive branch this week to the City of New York by removing and relocating one of its billboards.
Korea Set to Decoy Email Spammers
Feb 10, 2006 7:00 AM PSTThe Korean government plans to crack down on email spammers by ensnaring them with decoy mail accounts, the Ministry of Information and Communication said Thursday, adding it plans to check the viability of the trap system — managing a number of email accounts to lure spammers — in coming months.
City Forces Good Vibrations Ads Off Buses
Feb 8, 2006 10:33 AM PSTSANTA CLARA, Calif. — After various bus riders complained about the promotional ads sex toy store Good Vibrations had displayed on buses around Santa Clara, Valley Transportation Authority yanked the company's ads from its public transportation last week.
Scottsdale Strip Laws to Be Decided Tuesday
Feb 6, 2006 3:00 PM PSTIn what has been a lengthy process of deliberation between local strip club owners and city politicians, highlighted by vocal threats of legal action from local owner Jenna Jameson, the Scottsdale City Council said it would decide on Tuesday whether to put controversial strip club regulations on the city’s next ballot.
Utah Sex Shop Raided, 700 DVDs Seized
Feb 6, 2006 2:00 PM PSTPolice seized more than 700 adult DVDs from Dr. John’s Lingerie last week, claiming they had reason to believe some of the store’s inventory violated the state’s strict obscenity laws. The officers reportedly also removed invoices and other paperwork from the Salt Lake City sex shop.
Senate Orders Sex Site Restored
Feb 5, 2006 6:00 AM PSTMONTPELIER, Vt. — A website devoted to helping young men avoid high-risk sex that could lead to HIV and AIDS must be switched back on by March 1, the state Senate ordered the Douglas administration Friday.
Thailand Police Feel Heat Over Pornography Crackdown
Feb 4, 2006 6:00 AM PSTNONTHABURI, Thailand — Nonthaburi's Muang district police chief is the first senior police officer to feel the heat in the government's latest crackdown on pornography.
FSC 2257 Appeal to Be Heard By 10th Circuit
Feb 3, 2006 3:30 PM PSTThe 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed today to hear the Free Speech Coalition’s appeal on several issues relating to last month’s preliminary injunction in the case FSC vs. Gonzales, a lawsuit seeking to halt new federal labeling and record-keeping regulations targeting the adult industry.
Patent Office to Reexamine ‘JPEG Patent’
Feb 3, 2006 12:11 PM PSTThe U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has agreed to review the validity of Forgent Network’s claim that one of its patent’s entitles it to royalties from companies that use the JPEG compression standard.
Google Hearing Postponed, China Version Launches
Feb 3, 2006 9:59 AM PSTA hearing in which lawyers for Google were to defend the company’s refusal to hand over search engine data in the Justice Department’s anti-porn crusade has been moved to March 13, more than two weeks from when it was initially scheduled.
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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...