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Hackers Jailed Over Global Virus Plot
Oct 7, 2005 10:30 AM PDTThe two masterminds behind the T-K Worm have been sentenced to three and six months in jail for conspiring to create a virus of global proportions. The two men, Andrew Harvey and Jordan Bradley, are the founders of a hacker gang called "Threat Krew” and created a worm that infected almost 20,000 computers worldwide.
Max Hardcore Offices Raided by FBI; Servers, Tapes Seized
Oct 5, 2005 2:57 PM PDTThe offices of Max Hardcore’s Max World Entertainment were raided today under a search warrant executed by the FBI under the authority of the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section of the Department of Justice.
Ten Commandments Judge Aims for Governorship and Porn’s Demise
Oct 5, 2005 1:10 PM PDTEx-Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who made headlines for refusing to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments from his courthouse, is setting his sights on becoming the state’s next governor.
Minnesota Supreme Court Could Increase Severity of Child Porn Charges
Oct 5, 2005 7:00 AM PDTSentencing guidelines for the possession of child pornography could drastically change due to a case that entered the Minnesota Supreme Court this week.
Seattle Bans Strip Club Lap Dances
Oct 4, 2005 10:05 AM PDTImposing tight regulations that one adult club lawyer said would make strip clubs “less fun,” Seattle’s City Council voted late yesterday to require dancers at adult nightclubs to stay at least four feet from customers while dancing, and have told night club owners they must install “parking garage-style” lighting throughout their premises.
Merchants in 13 States Begin Charging Online Taxes
Oct 3, 2005 1:00 PM PDTOn Oct. 1, merchants in 18 states began voluntarily charging taxes on Internet purchases based on guidelines laid out in the Streamlined Sales Tax Project, a cooperative effort by 44 states and the District of Columbia to recover revenue that has traditionally been lost due to the complexities of differing state and local tax codes.
Felony Obscenity for ‘Porn-in-the-Car’ Suspects
Oct 3, 2005 10:00 AM PDTDon’t drive while watching porn. Or, more relevant to two recent arrests in Florida this week, don’t drive while watching porn when you have crack cocaine in your wallet right next to your driver’s license.
Gary Kremen Wins Permanent Injunction Against Stephen Cohen
Oct 2, 2005 4:28 PM PDTGary Kremen, owner of the Sex.com web portal, won a permanent injunction against plaintiff Stephen Cohen Friday, marking a major turn in the road for a longstanding case involving the theft of the Sex.com domain.
2257 Deal With Justice Extended One More Month
Oct 2, 2005 12:22 PM PDTOn the eve of the expiration of the deadline extension in the Free Speech Coalition’s lawsuit against the Justice Department, a motion was filed in the U.S. District Court of Colorado late Friday that extends for another month the original stipulated agreement for a temporary restraining order.
Lil Jon Seeks $30 Million Over Video
Sep 30, 2005 3:00 PM PDTClaiming breach of contract, false advertising, trademark infringement and unauthorized use of his name and likeness, rapper Lil Jon this week filed suit against LFP Video and Category 5 Entertainment.
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