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Seminar: Legal Review Panel
Apr 4, 2005 6:00 AM PDTOne of the most popular seminars at any industry gathering is the legal panel, and the one presented at this year's Phoenix Forum was no exception to the rule, and indeed proved to be well worth attending.
Sex.com’s Kremen: It’s Not Over
Apr 1, 2005 11:34 AM PSTThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Stephen Cohen’s appeal of a 2001 ruling ordering him to pay Gary Kremen $65 million for stealing the domain Sex.com. “I’m probably not going to get anything,” Kremen told XBiz.
Senate Proposes Study of Sex in the Media
Mar 31, 2005 8:00 AM PSTA group of U.S. senators from both sides of the political aisle are pushing legislation to study how sex and violence in the media effects young Americans.
Goalie Entertainment’s Wedelstedt Arraigned in Texas
Mar 30, 2005 3:42 PM PSTEddie Wedelstedt, the Colorado-based owner of Goalie Entertainment, was arraigned in Federal District Court on Monday, along with six others, on 23 counts of racketeering, obscenity and tax evasion.
Korea Declares War on Adult Internet
Mar 30, 2005 10:00 AM PSTThe Seoul Central Prosecutors Office this week indicted 38 people for distributing adult material over the Internet in what they promise will be an all-out assault on web porn.
Grokster: Supremes Not Hot on P2P Lawsuits
Mar 30, 2005 8:00 AM PSTAfter round one in the MGM vs. Grokster case before the U.S. Supreme Court, peer-to-peer software companies seem to be ahead on several justice’s scorecards.
Apple Tiff: British Man Says, “I Am Not a Cybersquatter”
Mar 30, 2005 6:00 AM PSTIn a case that echoes similar domain name struggles endured by adult companies and actors, a British technology CEO has been ordered to surrender the domain itunes.co.uk to Apple, founder of the online music store.
Search Engine Found Liable in Celebrity Sexpic Case
Mar 29, 2005 3:01 PM PSTA meta-search engine that aggregates content from other search engines can be held liable for defamatory content, a German court has ruled. The case pitted popular German TV host Babette Einstmann and a meta-search engine that allegedly listed her when "naked" was searched.
Michigan Lawmakers Mull Online Dating Legislation
Mar 28, 2005 1:31 PM PSTMichigan, among several other states, is considering drafting new legislation that would require Internet dating sites to disclose whether they have conducted criminal background checks on clients.
FCC Reviews 'Naked DSL'
Mar 28, 2005 7:02 AM PSTOn the heels of a controversial 24-page decision to bar states from requiring that phone carriers offer stand-alone DSL services, also known as "naked DSL," the FCC began formal deliberations over the ramifications of the decision on some of the major four carriers.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...