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Justice Department Files Motion to Dismiss FSC’s 2257 Case

Dec 27, 2005 10:25 AM PST
The Justice Department has filed a motion to dismiss the Free Speech Coalition’s suit challenging new regulations to 18 U.S.C. § 2257, the federal record-keeping law and labeling requirements for the adult industry.
Bill Increases Child Porn Penalties

Bill Increases Child Porn Penalties

Dec 27, 2005 9:30 AM PST
Adults whose images have been used for child pornography on the Internet will be allowed to sue for damages under bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate this week.
French Parliament Approves Web File Sharing

French Parliament Approves Web File Sharing

Dec 27, 2005 7:00 AM PST
The French Parliament passed an amendment late last week to allow the free online sharing of music and movies for private use, much to the chagrin of media companies and vocal critics within the French government.
Group Sex OK, Canadian Judge Rules

Group Sex OK, Canadian Judge Rules

Dec 26, 2005 6:00 AM PST
In a case that went all the way to the Canadian Supreme Court, group sex has been given the green light between consenting adults in Canada.
U.S. Attorney Announces Child Porn Indictments

U.S. Attorney Announces Child Porn Indictments

Dec 25, 2005 12:00 PM PST
U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway has announced one guilty plea and four indictments for making and transporting child pornography in Missouri, saying child porn is a growing problem in the state as the illegal material increasingly is shared via the Internet.
Malaysia Prepares to Openly Discuss Sex

Malaysia Prepares to Openly Discuss Sex

Dec 23, 2005 12:00 PM PST
Conservative, mainly Muslim Malaysia will begin introducing sex education in schools as part of efforts to combat sex crimes and Internet porn in 2006. Education Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said sex education would start from pre-school level, where children are aged four to six, and would extend to university level and community programs for adults.
Appellate Court Denies Wilson’s Request for Release

Appellate Court Denies Wilson’s Request for Release

Dec 22, 2005 3:00 PM PST
A Florida appellate court has denied alleged obscene picture peddler Chris Wilson’s request for immediate release, as reported in XBiz. Earlier this week, Judge J. Dale Durrance revoked Wilson’s bail and remanded him to custody at Polk County Jail.
Georgia City Continues Debate on Adult Businesses

Georgia City Continues Debate on Adult Businesses

Dec 22, 2005 10:30 AM PST
The newly incorporated city of Sandy Springs on Dec. 20 held the first of two public hearing to decide the fate of half a dozen adult-oriented businesses.
Mexico City, Newsstand Vendors Prohibit Porn Near Schools

Mexico City, Newsstand Vendors Prohibit Porn Near Schools

Dec 22, 2005 6:00 AM PST
Though previously the capital has regulated the newsstand sale of pornographic magazines, Mexico City officials say there has been only half-hearted compliance with its regulations.
Russian Police Bust Long-Time Pedophile Gang

Russian Police Bust Long-Time Pedophile Gang

Dec 21, 2005 1:30 PM PST
Police in Russia’s Urals region have arrested a pedophile gang that for several years has traded sex slaves and forced children into prostitution, as well as produced and distributed child pornography.

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