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Hepatitis Health Alert Issued
Nov 9, 2005 11:30 AM PSTThe Los Angeles County Department of Health Services put out a warning Wednesday that hepatitis A is on the rise and has become a major public health concern for Los Angeles.
Seattle Adult Industry Fights Back
Nov 8, 2005 11:30 AM PSTSeattle Citizens for Free Speech has collected more than enough signatures to call for a ballot referendum to repeal controversial restrictions on adult entertainment establishments.
U.K. Police Seize Pirated Porn from Chinese Triad Gangs
Nov 7, 2005 1:00 PM PSTPolice have seized roughly $1.75 million worth of DVDs being distributed by Triad gangs, illegal Chinese immigrants who have their hands in every aspect of the U.K.’s underground sex trade.
Man Jailed For File Sharing
Nov 7, 2005 10:00 AM PSTIn the first case of its kind, a man has been jailed for distributing movie files over the Internet. The man, Chan Nai-ming, was sentenced to three months for using BitTorrent to upload pirated movies. He was convicted of copyright infringement in October.
FBI Arrests Alleged Adware Hacker
Nov 5, 2005 12:01 PM PSTThe FBI has arrested an adware affiliate for infecting more than 400,000 computers with a virus program and then installing adware popups from 180Solutions and adult company Gammacash without their knowledge.
Wedelstedt Pleads Guilty, May Forfeit Some Stores
Nov 4, 2005 4:15 PM PSTGoalie Entertainment owner Eddie Wedelstedt pleaded guilty Friday to illegally distributing pornography and under-reporting his taxes.
Senator Calls for Hearing on Pornography
Nov 4, 2005 3:00 PM PSTSen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., is no stranger to many in the adult industry, especially purveyors of adult content in his home state of Kansas.
Brickhouse Mobile Sued by Mainstream Company
Nov 3, 2005 1:30 PM PSTAdult-themed wireless distributor Brickhouse Mobile has seen considerable success during its first year in business, so much so that mainstream software company Brickhouse Software is suing over trademark infringement.
Kansas Adult Stores Told to Close or Move
Nov 2, 2005 11:40 AM PSTThe Wichita City Council has placed new zoning restrictions on adult businesses that make it impossible for eight of the city’s 15 adult retail stores to continue operating legally. The businesses have two years to find new store space or get out of town altogether.
Raben Group to Lobby for FSC
Nov 2, 2005 10:00 AM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition has hired the Raben Group to take over its lobbying efforts in Washington D.C. after the departure of the FSC’s previous lobbyist, Aubrey King.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Pleasure Product Manufacturers Talk Global Strategies for Success
From branding to shipping, companies with international reach talk to XBIZ about how to appeal to consumers worldwide. At LELO, trade marketing manager Zabrina Law says there is not a lot of variation...
E.U. Sex Toy Brands Bolster U.S. Market With Innovation
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