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Pennsylvania Store Shut Down After Arrests of 7 Customers
Feb 1, 2006 1:00 PM PSTThe Private Dock adult video store has been closed under a court order after state troopers allegedly witnessed seven men using the store’s viewing booths for sexual activity.
Alleged Gambino Crime Boss Mobster Gets 9 Years in Porn Scam
Feb 1, 2006 7:00 AM PSTRichard Martino, one time protégé of John Gotti and a reputed boss in the Gambino crime family, was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for his role in a two-pronged scheme to defraud users using both 800 phone numbers and “free” tours of adult websites.
Canadian Claims Child Porn Laws Are Censorship
Jan 31, 2006 2:45 PM PSTA 56-year-old Canadian man could have avoided jail time on child pornography charges this week, but chose instead to defend his actions on the grounds that laws against child pornography amount to government censorship.
Alito Sworn In as Justice After 58-42 Party Line Vote
Jan 31, 2006 1:00 PM PSTSamuel Alito Jr., who has been widely praised for his intellect and integrity but both admired and assailed for his conservative judicial philosophy, was sworn in today as the 110th justice in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court.
FSC Files Appeal to 10th Circuit Over 2257 Preliminary Injunction Issues
Jan 30, 2006 5:19 PM PSTIn an apparent bid to bolster its case for permanent injunction, the Free Speech Coalition has filed an appeal with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on several issues relating to last month’s preliminary injunction on new federal labeling and record-keeping regulations.
Supreme Court Rejects Store’s Plea to Block Eviction
Jan 30, 2006 3:45 PM PSTThe New York State Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Hempstead Video for an injunction against the eviction of the company’s Xpressions adult store in the village of Valley Stream.
State Bill Would Require Libraries Block Internet Porn
Jan 30, 2006 3:00 PM PSTIowa libraries may be required to block computer access to adult content websites and restrict children from viewing R-rated movies under new legislation proposed by three Republican state senators.
Federal Prosecutor Warns Parents to Protect Kids from IPods
Jan 30, 2006 12:00 PM PSTAdult content is easier to access than ever via the new Video iPod device – and due to the new expansion of the adult industry into the iPod market, a former federal prosecutor and a veteran government consultant on pornography are issuing a formal warning to parents to protect their kids from iPods, claiming the adult industry is targeting America’s youth.
ActiveDuty.com Sparks Army Investigation
Jan 30, 2006 9:41 AM PSTU.S. Army officials announced late Friday an investigation into whether members of the famed 82nd Airborne Division appear on the gay porn website Dink Flamingo’s ActiveDuty.com.
Indonesia’s Vice President Wary of Playboy
Jan 28, 2006 12:00 PM PSTIndonesia's vice president Jusuf Kalla has added his voice to a growing row over Playboy’s upcoming launch in Indonesia, after 1,000 members of the Muslim Movement against Vice chanted slogans and ceremoniously burned bundles of erotic magazines outside the Hotel Indonesia in the centre of Jakarta on Thursday.
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