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Acacia Now a Defendant Over Alleged Patent Badgering

Acacia Now a Defendant Over Alleged Patent Badgering

Aug 30, 2005 3:01 PM PDT
The online adult site owners fighting Acacia Technologies over alleged patent claims and resulting legal badgering have a new bedfellow. A restaurant chain has filed suit against Acacia Technologies, claiming it attempted to enforce a patent described as overly broad in “bad faith.”
U.K. Proposes Ban on Extreme Online Adult

U.K. Proposes Ban on Extreme Online Adult

Aug 30, 2005 10:00 AM PDT
It took Liz Longhurst almost two years of campaigning, gathering signatures, speaking with public officials and crying silently on national television, but her dreams of seeing new anti-pornography law enacted in the United Kingdom are very close to coming true, according to official statements from the British Government Tuesday.
India Claims Rebels Using Porn to Fund Terror

India Claims Rebels Using Porn to Fund Terror

Aug 30, 2005 8:01 AM PDT
Authorities say tribal separatists are forcing women to perform in sex movies in order to raise money to finance a violent rebellion. The separatists, however, deny the charge and claim the government is trying to turn public sympathy against them.
FSC Expects Action Before 2257 Injunction Expires

FSC Expects Action Before 2257 Injunction Expires

Aug 29, 2005 12:30 PM PDT
Technically, Sept. 1 is the last day Free Speech Coalition members are guaranteed protection against enforcement of re-issued 2257 requirements under an agreement between the FSC and the Justice Department. But FSC Communications Director Tom Hymes told XBiz there’s no cause for alarm.
Anti-Strip Club Law Violated Constitution, Judge Says

Anti-Strip Club Law Violated Constitution, Judge Says

Aug 29, 2005 10:19 AM PDT
Just days before it was slated to go into effect, a Missouri law that would have effectively shut down strip clubs in the state has been struck down on the grounds that it violates the Missouri Constitution, a judge ruled Friday.
Adult Video Store Liable for Sex Harassment

Adult Video Store Liable for Sex Harassment

Aug 28, 2005 12:12 PM PDT
The state’s Human Rights Commission ruled that a clerk working at an adult retail store called 1st Amendment Book and Video sexually harassed customer Raymond Clark during multiple visits to the store.
Protests Over New Strip Club Law

Protests Over New Strip Club Law

Aug 27, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
Old enough to vote in Missouri still isn’t old enough to enter a strip club, thanks to a new law scheduled to take effect Aug. 28. Once the law goes into effect, patrons of strip clubs or any other adult-themed business in the state will have to be at least 21 years old.
Adam & Eve Founder Sues Bush Administration

Adam & Eve Founder Sues Bush Administration

Aug 26, 2005 3:00 PM PDT
Adam & Eve founder Philip Harvey has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its “anti-prostitution” policy, saying it is an unconstitutional infringement on free speech and undermines international efforts to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Fred Salaff Out of Prison, Waiting to Come Home

Fred Salaff Out of Prison, Waiting to Come Home

Aug 26, 2005 12:00 PM PDT
After a seven-month ordeal, adult filmmaker Fred Salaff, better known in the industry as Clayton Blacquemoor, has finally been released from a Panamanian prison.
DOJ Indicts 3 Alleged Spammers, 4th Pleads Guilty

DOJ Indicts 3 Alleged Spammers, 4th Pleads Guilty

Aug 26, 2005 10:41 AM PDT
A federal grand jury indicted three alleged spammers Friday for violating the Can-Spam Act, with a fourth defendant pleading guilty in connection with a spam operation that sent tens of millions of unsolicited emails embedded with advertising for porn websites.

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