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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.
Penis Pill Spammer Heads to Court
Jul 6, 2005 9:10 AM PDTChristopher William Smith, the 25-year-old Minnesota man who has already made $18 million this year hawking male enhancement pills, faces time in a federal penitentiary for spam crimes that include selling fake college degrees, X-rated pictures and cable decoders.
Google Keeps Quiet About Legal Victory
Jul 6, 2005 6:00 AM PDTAs Google prepares to defend itself against click fraud charges in two separate lawsuits, the search engine has quietly posted a victory in a click fraud case of its own.
Adult DVD Empire Removes Content Until 2257 Compliance Reached
Jul 5, 2005 3:51 PM PDTIn reaction to the updated 2257 record-keeping requirements set forth by the Justice Department on June 23, AdultDVDempire.com sent out a statement Tuesday to all affiliates informing them of some dramatic but temporary changes to its website.
Google Faces Click Fraud Charges
Jul 5, 2005 3:08 PM PDTDominant search engine Google has been sued in federal court for failing to prevent click fraud in its AdWords and AdSense programs.
Chinese Web Operators Sentenced Over Porn Site
Jul 5, 2005 8:52 AM PDTFollowing the May arrest of 11 webmasters in connection with an adult entertainment website, the Hefei Intermediate Court in the central province of Anhui has sentenced all suspects up to 12 years each.
Texan Pleads Guilty to Obscenity
Jul 4, 2005 3:09 PM PDTLeroy Moore Sr., the putative owner or former owner of five adult-oriented businesses in the Fort Worth and Austin areas, pleaded guilty to one out of 23 obscenity counts against him: admitting to conspiring to engage in the business of selling or transferring obscene matter.
Perfect 10 Files Sues Amazon, Alleges Copyright Infringement
Jul 4, 2005 6:01 AM PDTNorman Zada, owner and founder of Perfect 10 Magazine and its accompanying website, has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against Amazon.com for copyright infringement. Zada contends that search engines like Google and others are breeding grounds for copyright infringement.
Feds Raid 70 Warez Groups
Jul 2, 2005 12:02 PM PDTCracking down hard on “warez” groups, federal agents completed 70 raids this week as part of “Operation Site Down” and seized more than $50 million worth of pirated videos, games, music and software like Autodesk’s Autocad 2006 and Adobe’s Photoshop.
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