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Japan Ramps Up Spam Law, Suspends Businesses
Jun 23, 2005 11:20 AM PDTThe Japanese government, in its first sanction against spam operators under toughened rules, has suspended the businesses of two bulk mailers of online adult advertising.
Foreign Distributors Wait for 2257 Clues
Jun 23, 2005 10:00 AM PDTWhile U.S. companies await either injunctive relief of the 2257 regulations or news on how the Justice Department will move to punish those who infringe the laws, their foreign counterparts have generally adopted a wait-and-see attitude.
XBiz Exclusive: 2257 Update!
Jun 22, 2005 4:55 PM PDTA deal has been brokered by lawyers for the Free Speech Coalition in U.S. District Court regarding the new 2257 regulations, XBiz has learned.
XBiz 2257 Roundup: Who’s Doing What
Jun 22, 2005 3:11 PM PDTWith no immediate injunction against the Justice Department’s new 2257 regulations in sight, adult companies have been issuing waves of announcements regarding how 2257 will affect their businesses as well as their affiliates and partners.
Has Yahoo Been Affected by New 2257 Rules?
Jun 22, 2005 11:56 AM PDTYahoo may be impacted by new record-keeping rules that are set to go into effect tomorrow. The search-engine giant has pulled all user-created chat rooms that have historically included anonymous photos and streaming images and ad bots that deluge users with messages that typically direct to adult sites.
Long-Running Mike Jones Case Dismissed by Court
Jun 22, 2005 10:59 AM PDTAn Illinois judge on Wednesday dismissed all criminal obscenity and child porn counts against former CD Babes owner Mike Jones.
Microsoft Pins Spam Suit on German Company
Jun 22, 2005 6:00 AM PDTMicrosoft filed suit this week against an unnamed company for sending millions of spam emails advertising online adult sites. The company, based in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany, runs a network of companies in Ukraine and the United States.
U.S. Justices May Decide File-Sharing Case on Thursday
Jun 21, 2005 6:00 AM PDTThe U.S. Supreme Court will decide the outcome of the Metro Goldwyn Mayer vs. Grokster file-sharing case on Thursday unless it pushes the ruling into the next session.
Canadian Company Takes Stand Against 2257
Jun 20, 2005 3:04 PM PDTAdult content provider Sweet Productions Inc. has petitioned the Canadian and British Columbian privacy commissioners to speak out against impending 2257 regulations and bring to bear their political weight on the issue.
Child Porn Case Could Establish Viewing as Possession
Jun 20, 2005 8:00 AM PDTA Georgia court ruling could set a new precedent in that state under which viewing material on a web page could be considered possession of it.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment
The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The...
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...