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Microsoft Pins Spam Suit on German Company

Microsoft Pins Spam Suit on German Company

Jun 22, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
Microsoft 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

U.S. Justices May Decide File-Sharing Case on Thursday

Jun 21, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
The 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

Canadian Company Takes Stand Against 2257

Jun 20, 2005 3:04 PM PDT
Adult 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

Child Porn Case Could Establish Viewing as Possession

Jun 20, 2005 8:00 AM PDT
A 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.
MPA3 Integrates 2257 Module

MPA3 Integrates 2257 Module

Jun 18, 2005 12:01 PM PDT
Mansion Productions has added a 2257 information management module to its suite of affiliate program tools.
Court Upholds Publisher’s Conviction for Obscene 'Manga’

Court Upholds Publisher’s Conviction for Obscene 'Manga’

Jun 18, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
The Tokyo High Court has upheld a lower court ruling finding a comic book publisher guilty of distributing obscene comic books containing sex scenes.
XBiz Goes Inside the FSC Complaint Against 2257

XBiz Goes Inside the FSC Complaint Against 2257

Jun 17, 2005 3:04 PM PDT
XBiz looks at the Free Speech Coalition’s motion in U.S. District Court for a temporary restraining order against enforcement of the new 2257 regulations and accompanying complaint seeking declaratory and injunctive relief.
Door Still Open for Additional FSC 2257 Suits

Door Still Open for Additional FSC 2257 Suits

Jun 17, 2005 2:03 PM PDT
Attorneys for the adult entertainment industry still have an option to file additional lawsuits seeking temporary restraining orders preventing enforcement of the new 2257 regulations, Free Speech Coalition Communications Director Tom Hymes told XBiz.
Citing 2257 Problems, HawgsCash Shuts Down

Citing 2257 Problems, HawgsCash Shuts Down

Jun 17, 2005 12:13 PM PDT
Adult affiliate program HawgsCash has announced that it is shutting down due to the new 2257 regulations. The company has recommended that affiliates remove all free content and banners it distributed because the implied licenses on the material will be rescinded on June 20.
Retailer Liable for Calif. Sales Tax on Internet Sales

Retailer Liable for Calif. Sales Tax on Internet Sales

Jun 17, 2005 11:00 AM PDT
A little-noticed California legal opinion may impact online retailers in a very big way — by forcing them to pay sales tax for products sold to state residents.

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