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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.
Porn in The Department of Homeland Security
Jan 27, 2006 2:00 PM PSTEmployees at the Department of Homeland Security may be doing more than purporting to protect the country from terrorism. According to a report by DHS Inspector General Richard Skinner, a lot of them also may be looking at porn while on the clock.
Feds Indict Warez Members for Piracy
Jan 27, 2006 12:00 PM PSTUsing the shield of the No Electronic Theft Act – a 1997 law that allows the Justice Department to prosecute individuals who are involved in large-scale illegal distribution of copyrighted works – nearly a dozen warez dealers were indicted this week for their involvement in piracy networks that span the globe.
L.A. Sues ‘Grand Theft’ Makers Over Allegedly Slipping in Porn
Jan 27, 2006 10:55 AM PSTThe City Attorney’s office has filed suit against the makers of “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” for allegedly hiding porn inside the video game. “This is not an effort to regulate pornography,” a city spokesman told XBiz. “This is a matter of material being inserted into a video game to get an M rating.”
More Than $5M Awarded in AOL Spam Case
Jan 27, 2006 7:00 AM PSTChristopher William Smith sent literally billions of unsolicited emails through American Online channels during the last several years, touting everything from penis growth to preparatory education, to say nothing of thousands upon thousands of pornographic website advertisements. And it’s going to cost him.
Va. Bill Targets Third-Party Processors
Jan 26, 2006 3:01 PM PSTThird-party credit card processors beware: The state of Virginia is close to passage of a bill that would criminalize the act of processing transactions used for online child pornography.
Adult DVD Empire Seeks U.S. Patent for New Programs
Jan 26, 2006 1:00 PM PSTAdult DVD Empire has announced “MyFlix,” the latest enhancement to its pay per minute video-on-demand program designed to be used in conjunction with "MyClips" that the company launched in October 2005. Both technologies were officially registered with the U.S. Patent Office on Jan. 18.
‘No Opposition’ to Calif. Bill Targeting Porn at Work
Jan 26, 2006 12:30 PM PSTCalifornia state employees could be fined up to $1,000 a day for viewing online adult material under a bill that has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
Court Upholds Child Porn Downloads as Felony
Jan 26, 2006 10:00 AM PSTThe Michigan Court of Appeals has set a statewide precedent by unanimously ruling to uphold the child pornography charges against a former local township treasurer, for allegedly downloading commercial Internet photographs of child sex onto computer disks for his personal use.
Adult Store Launches Pre-Trial Radio Campaign
Jan 26, 2006 9:00 AM PSTPriscilla's Adult Store has launched a radio campaign in response to months of battles with anti-pornography proponents, ever since a local group gathered enough signatures to land the store in court on community-supported obscenity charges.
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