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Yahoo Appeals Nazi Verdict
Mar 26, 2005 6:00 AM PSTIn a case that could determine whether foreign courts have legal jurisdiction over U.S.-based websites, Yahoo has appealed a French court's decision barring it from offering Nazi memorabilia for sale.
Pure Pleasure Megastore Wins License Dispute
Mar 24, 2005 2:57 PM PSTHoping to avoid a messy legal battle, the Crystal City, Miss., city council has issued a business license to the adult book and video store just three days after a judge ordered the store closed.
New Rulings on DMCA May Prompt Digital-Lock Redesigns
Mar 24, 2005 1:15 PM PSTTwo recent federal rulings have cut back the scope of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s encryption provisions, narrowing design-lock technology that courts will enforce, according to a leading intellectual property attorney.
ICANN Gives Go-Ahead for .Eu Registration
Mar 24, 2005 8:00 AM PSTRegistrars will begin accepting applications for .eu top-level domain names this Fall. Competition is expected to be heated, especially for English-language names such as business.eu, press.eu and sex.eu.
Former Beauty Queen Sues Over Sex Tape
Mar 23, 2005 11:06 AM PSTA law student and former beauty queen has filed lawsuits against several dozen Internet businesses she alleges sold porn videos misusing her name and likeness.
Court Orders ISP to ID Party Responsible in Email Fraud Case
Mar 23, 2005 6:03 AM PSTIn a legal groundbreaking case, Maine’s highest court ordered last week that an Internet service provider must disclose identifying information about a subscriber who is alleged to have misappropriated the identity of an account holder.
Sex Toy Judge Waves Hearing
Mar 22, 2005 3:19 PM PSTThe former judge accused of using a penis pump while conducting court hearings has officially waved his right to a preliminary hearing and will now stand trial on three felony counts of indecent exposure, XBiz has learned.
Utah Passes Law Restricting Adult Websites
Mar 22, 2005 10:10 AM PSTGov. Jon Huntsman yesterday signed into law a bill that requires content providers to rate the material on their sites and authorities to compile what critics are calling a blacklist of adult sites.
Teen Pleads Guilty in First ‘Spim’ Case
Mar 22, 2005 8:07 AM PSTIn the first case of its kind, a New York teen plead guilty in federal court Monday for sending spam via instant messaging. Anthony Greco allegedly sent 1.5 million instant messages offering online adult sites and mortgage refinancing to MySpace.com users last fall.
Celebrity Porn Scandal Rages in India
Mar 20, 2005 12:00 PM PSTA Bollywood screen queen facing prosecution for allegedly appearing in an adult video gained a reprieve after a forensic lab said was not the woman in the video. However, autorities insist it is her.
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Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments
Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented...
AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth
The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW...