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Video-X-Pix Releases 2257-Exempt Classics on DVD, VOD
Sep 9, 2005 3:28 PM PDTVideo-X-Pix is bringing three more classic adult movies to DVD for the first time as well as making the content available in digital form for online distribution through video-on-demand sites.
Loophole in Child Porn Law?
Sep 9, 2005 2:00 PM PDTIn an effort to combat an apparent loophole in child pornography law, two Republican senators introduced a bill late Thursday that would give police and other law enforcement officials the right to pose as minors in online chat rooms and on other sites where children can potentially be victimized.
Obscenity Charges Against Lion’s Den Thrown Out
Sep 9, 2005 11:10 AM PDTA Kansas judge yesterday dismissed 10 obscenity counts against the Lion’s Den Adult Superstore, saying the state’s obscenity law used to persecute the store is unconstitutional.
Hefty Fines Proposed for Internet Ads
Sep 9, 2005 6:00 AM PDTEmails containing adult content that end up in a child’s inbox could result in some hefty fines for the sender, at least in Michigan and Utah. Both states just passed tough new laws that aim to prosecute any company that (inadvertently or not) sends ads for everything from pornography to R-rated movies to children.
Allegations Surface Over Underage Adult Performer
Sep 8, 2005 12:38 PM PDTThe FBI is reportedly investigating allegations that a performer using the name Mieke Jackson was underage while working in the adult industry. Jackson was allegedly using the stage name Seduction.
Website Launched to Fight .XXX
Sep 7, 2005 8:00 AM PDTBrandon Shalton, the software developer behind Acacia-opposing site FightThePatent.com, has launched another website aimed at convincing ICANN that it should reconsider the impending approval of a .XXX sponsored top-level domain.
Sexual Harassment Standard Shifts
Sep 6, 2005 1:29 PM PDTThe umbrella covering sexual harassment got a little wider this week, following a recent ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that sexual harassment can be proven even if the harassing in question wasn’t motivated by sex.
Kazaa Loses Down Under
Sep 6, 2005 11:30 AM PDTA federal judge in Australia ruled today that Kazaa, the hugely popular file-sharing program that succeeded Napster in the controversial file-sharing market, violates Australian music copyright law. Australian-based owner Sharman Networks has been ordered to alter its software to comply with the ruling.
Microsoft Planning Portal to Aid Police Investigations
Sep 4, 2005 6:00 AM PDTMicrosoft, with enormous resources and intimate knowledge of its software, is planning a website that will aid police in investigating Internet crime.
Japanese Expo Attendees Arrested for Porn Shoot
Sep 3, 2005 6:00 AM PDTHost to human-like robots, a 361 mph car, bio lungs and several other technology showcases, the World Exposition in Tokyo has already drawn 15 million people through its grounds this year, including five attendees who allegedly shot portions of a porn film inside one of the Expo’s custom cable cars.
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