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Senator Calls for Hearing on Pornography

Senator Calls for Hearing on Pornography

Nov 4, 2005 3:00 PM PST
Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., is no stranger to many in the adult industry, especially purveyors of adult content in his home state of Kansas.
Brickhouse Mobile Sued by Mainstream Company

Brickhouse Mobile Sued by Mainstream Company

Nov 3, 2005 1:30 PM PST
Adult-themed wireless distributor Brickhouse Mobile has seen considerable success during its first year in business, so much so that mainstream software company Brickhouse Software is suing over trademark infringement.
Kansas Adult Stores Told to Close or Move

Kansas Adult Stores Told to Close or Move

Nov 2, 2005 11:40 AM PST
The Wichita City Council has placed new zoning restrictions on adult businesses that make it impossible for eight of the city’s 15 adult retail stores to continue operating legally. The businesses have two years to find new store space or get out of town altogether.
Raben Group to Lobby for FSC

Raben Group to Lobby for FSC

Nov 2, 2005 10:00 AM PST
The Free Speech Coalition has hired the Raben Group to take over its lobbying efforts in Washington D.C. after the departure of the FSC’s previous lobbyist, Aubrey King.
Former Brit Porn Salesman Says Mobsters Tortured Him

Former Brit Porn Salesman Says Mobsters Tortured Him

Nov 1, 2005 1:00 PM PST
An ad executive formerly employed by Britain’s largest adult entertainment company testified yesterday that an American mobster once ordered goons to beat and torture him so severely that his testicles swelled up “as big as globe artichokes.”
Judge Extends 2257 Motion Again

Judge Extends 2257 Motion Again

Nov 1, 2005 10:00 AM PST
Marking the third temporary restraining order extension in the lawsuit between the Free Speech Coalition and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, a motion was filed in the U.S. District Court of Colorado Monday that extends the reprieve for FSC members from U.S.C. 18 § 2257 record-keeping enforcement for another 30 days.
High Court Refuses to Hear Microsoft Patent Case

High Court Refuses to Hear Microsoft Patent Case

Nov 1, 2005 6:00 AM PST
The U.S. Supreme Court will not consider Microsoft's appeal of a $521 million jury verdict over patent issues surrounding its widely used Internet Explorer software.
Cohen Denied Bail, San Jose Bound

Cohen Denied Bail, San Jose Bound

Oct 31, 2005 3:00 PM PST
According to court reports from the San Diego Union-Tribune today, Stephen Cohen pleaded poverty in a court hearing meant to address whether he should face the $65 million judgment against him for the theft of the famed Sex.com URL from entrepreneur Gary Kremen.
Supreme Court Nominee Hard to Pigeonhole

Supreme Court Nominee Hard to Pigeonhole

Oct 31, 2005 10:00 AM PST
Although Democrats have been quick to highlight many of his conservative leanings, especially in cases involving abortion, Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito is harder to categorize when it comes to free speech and other First Amendment principles.
Gay Sites Banned, Fined in Singapore

Gay Sites Banned, Fined in Singapore

Oct 29, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
A website called “Meet Gay Singapore Friends” was fined $3,000 today after Singapore’s local media watchdog group accused the site of hosting offensive material.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Breaking the Fourth Wall: VR Production Tactics, Techniques

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Retailers, Distributors Report Growth in Male Sex Toys Market

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VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology

From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume... More »
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