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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.
Defense Grills Mantra’s Joe Francis Over Indictment, Past Claims

Defense Grills Mantra’s Joe Francis Over Indictment, Past Claims

Dec 20, 2005 3:30 PM PST
The creator of the “Girls Gone Wild” video series is testifying in Los Angeles Superior Court this week over an alleged break-in at his Bel-Air mansion. But on Tuesday, a defense attorney zeroed-in on Joe Francis' 47-count indictment in Florida and past claims of extortion.
India’s Net Cafe Owners Wary of Curbing Cyber Porn

India’s Net Cafe Owners Wary of Curbing Cyber Porn

Dec 20, 2005 11:30 AM PST
After India’s State Home Minister, Siddhram Mhetre, recently assured the upper House of initiating steps to curb pornography in the country’s Internet cafes, owners have formed the Net Owners and Users Organization (NOUO) to cope with the possible threat of harassment from the police.
Florida May License Strippers

Florida May License Strippers

Dec 20, 2005 10:30 AM PST
Contractors, taxi drivers and real estate agents all have them. Why not strippers? That’s the argument posed by Scott Bergthold, the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based attorney who recently made headlines by helping the city of Scottsdale, Ariz., craft strict strip club legislation.
Britney Spears Sues Over Sex Tape Allegations

Britney Spears Sues Over Sex Tape Allegations

Dec 20, 2005 9:23 AM PST
Pop star Britney Spears filed a libel suit Monday against US Weekly, accusing the magazine of fabricating a story that she made a sex tape. Spears has tapped attorney Martin Singer of Lavely & Singer, which has represented numerous litigants involved with sex tapes.
Obscenity Sentence Called the Stiffest in Recent Times

Obscenity Sentence Called the Stiffest in Recent Times

Dec 20, 2005 7:30 AM PST
Adult distributor Sanford Wasserman, who sold such videos as “Physically Raped,” “Anything Goes” and “Rape and Sodomize,” has been sentenced by a federal judge to five years in prison without the possibility of parole for conspiring to distribute obscene videotapes.
Adult Businesses Prepare to Challenge Georgia Law

Adult Businesses Prepare to Challenge Georgia Law

Dec 19, 2005 2:23 PM PST
Less than three weeks after Sandy Springs became Georgia’s newest city, the City Council has drafted a law placing strict restrictions on adult entertainment business.
Wilson’s Bail Revoked, Held Without Bond

Wilson’s Bail Revoked, Held Without Bond

Dec 19, 2005 11:30 AM PST
After alleged obscene picture peddler Chris Wilson was accused of violating his bail agreement last week, Judge J. Dale Durrance has revoked Wilson’s bail and remanded him to Polk County Jail.

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