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Jill Kelly Releases All Rights to Copyrights
Apr 12, 2006 1:29 PM PDTJill Kelly Productions has submitted to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court a final list of the company’s assets that will be put up for auction on April 17 at 3 p.m. on the 3rd floor of a Woodland Hills courtroom.
Online Marketers Settle in 1st Joint State-FTC Action
Apr 12, 2006 11:30 AM PDTA pair of Los Angeles online marketers have settled with the state of California and the FTC over Can-Spam violations. Rick Yang and Peonie Pui Ting Chen, and the spam operation they ran under the corporate names Optin Global Inc. and Vision Media Limited Corp., will pay $2.4 million.
Pandering Provision of The Protect Act Found Unconstitutional
Apr 8, 2006 6:00 AM PDTA federal appeals court struck down the pandering provision of the Protect Act, ruling that the provision, which makes it a crime to distribute material purported to contain obscene depictions of minors engaging in sexual activity, was overbroad.
Contract Talks Over .XXX Have FSC Concerned
Apr 7, 2006 12:00 PM PDTJust when it looked like ICANN had buckled under U.S. Commerce Department pressure to shelve the proposed .XXX top-level domain, leaving ICM Registry in the cold, the Free Speech Coalition is concerned that .XXX may once again be alive and well. At issue are a series of correspondences between ICANN’s General Advisory Committee, Commerce and ICM regarding contract provisions that, if adopted, would be binding on all .XXX domains.
U.K. Police Halt Massive DVD Piracy Operation
Apr 6, 2006 3:30 PM PDTPolice are claiming the largest DVD piracy bust in England’s history following the raid of a factory that contained 500 DVD burners churning out an estimates 2,700 DVDs every hour.
Sex Blogger 1st Amendment Case Moving Forward
Apr 6, 2006 11:30 AM PDTA U.S. District Court has shot down a defendant’s motion to dismiss an invasion of privacy lawsuit from a former co-worker concerning details of their sex life she posted on her blog.
Court Considers HIV Disclosure Case
Apr 5, 2006 1:01 PM PDTIn a case that could potentially impact the adult entertainment industry, the California Supreme Court is reviewing a controversial lawsuit involving a woman seeking damages from a partner who she claims failed to inform her that he was HIV positive.
Homeland Security Official Charged With Seducing Child Online
Apr 5, 2006 11:30 AM PDTAn official of the Department of Homeland Security has been charged with using his computer to seduce what he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Residentially-based Porn Companies Face Restrictions
Apr 4, 2006 3:30 PM PDTIn what could create a potential domino effect for California-based adult companies, city officials are looking to restrict the operation of adult businesses in residential areas and plan to beef up local ordinances to account for changes in technology.
XMart Owner Files Suit Against Sheriff’s Office
Apr 4, 2006 10:30 AM PDT75 Retail Enterprises Inc., owner of XMart Adult Supercenter, filed suit in U.S. District Court against Sumter County Sheriff William Farmer, claiming that he unconstitutionally seized 22,000 videos from the store in violation of the 1st, 4th and 14th Amendments.
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