XBIZ | Adult Entertainment Law | Porn Law
Massive Child Porn Arrests Rock Southern California
Jul 15, 2005 6:03 AM PDTIn a case that spans throughout Southern California, authorities have arrested 47 people allegedly involved in the trade and possession of child pornography. The sweeping arrests were part of yearlong investigation by Operation Ore.
Brazil Declines AIDS Grant, Protects Sex Workers
Jul 14, 2005 2:00 PM PDTTaking a firm stand to protect the country’s thriving sex worker industry, Brazilian officials have refused a $40 million AIDS package from the Bush administration that came with anti-adult industry stipulations.
Civil Liberties Takes a Beating in Latest Patriot Act Dispute
Jul 14, 2005 8:05 AM PDTDemocrats and civil liberties groups arguing for limits on the invasive, highly secretive snooping powers granted to law enforcement under the Patriot Act have been snubbed at every turn as the Republican-controlled Congress seems unwilling to make even minor concessions.
ICANN Issues Warning on Domain Hijacking
Jul 13, 2005 8:00 AM PDTICANN has issued a warning that shows the tricks web bandits use to steal domains and what registrars and webmasters can do to protect websites.
TLD for Mobile Devices Approved by ICANN
Jul 12, 2005 8:11 AM PDTICANN has given the go-ahead for the .mobi top-level domain for cellular phones and other mobile communications devices.
Battle for Internet Control Heating Up
Jul 11, 2005 2:49 PM PDTA United Nations subcommittee may recommend shifting control over many of the Internet’s functions from the United States to either the U.N. or the International Telecommunications Union.
Antitrust Experts Eye Adobe Purchase of Macromedia
Jul 11, 2005 12:44 PM PDTFederal regulators are holding up Adobe’s proposed acquisition of Macromedia by requesting additional information and market studies to determine if the companies’ merger violates the Sherman Antitrust Act.
Direct Marketer Questions Perfect 10 Suit
Jul 7, 2005 12:30 PM PDTSearch marketing “expert” Kevin Lee says Perfect 10’s pending intellectual property lawsuit against Amazon.com doesn’t hold much water, but Perfect 10 founder Norm Zada tells XBiz that Lee doesn’t have his facts straight.
Government Criticizes Progress of New Internet
Jul 6, 2005 12:46 PM PDTTaking issue with the slow deployment of a new Internet infrastructure, also known as IPv6, House Government Reform Committee member Tom Davis, R-Va., expressed concern recently that the United States is lagging behind the rest of the world.
Tenn. Supreme Court Rules Anti-Adult Law Unconstitutional
Jul 6, 2005 11:26 AM PDTTennessee’s Supreme Court has struck down an ordinance designed to restrict adult-oriented businesses, saying it was overly broad and vague.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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