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RegPay Investigation Nets 22 More Arrests

RegPay Investigation Nets 22 More Arrests

Feb 25, 2005 5:59 AM PST
Law enforcement officials across the country have recently staged a series of mass raids, serving 55 warrants and arresting 22 individuals in connection with the RegPay child pornography scandal.
Aussie Gov. Sets Steep Child Porn Fines for ISPs

Aussie Gov. Sets Steep Child Porn Fines for ISPs

Feb 24, 2005 10:00 AM PST
The Australian government has handed down sobering new penal provisions to Internet service providers that could set a dangerous precedent for the rest of the Internet community when it comes to the indirect involvement with child pornography.
British High Court to Rule on Internet Adult Video Sales

British High Court to Rule on Internet Adult Video Sales

Feb 24, 2005 7:00 AM PST
Britain’s High Court is hearing arguments Wednesday in a case that may decide whether adult videos and DVDs may be sold by Internet merchants in the United Kingdom.
Alleged Spammer Sues Accuser

Alleged Spammer Sues Accuser

Feb 23, 2005 2:02 PM PST
A man accused of flooding Usenet groups with thousands of sexually explicit spam messages is suing his accuser for defamation, invasion of privacy and intentional interference with a business. The suit, filed on behalf of John Doe, centers around defunct adult website Sexzilla.com.
UN Seeks Control of the Internet

UN Seeks Control of the Internet

Feb 23, 2005 6:04 AM PST
In a scenario that seems to have been ripped from a conspiracy theorists list of worst fears, a special United Nations-sponsored panel is pushing for U.N. control of cyberspace and international rules governing everything from distribution of domain names to spam-fighting measures.
Pentagon Blockades Naked Soldier Website

Pentagon Blockades Naked Soldier Website

Feb 22, 2005 3:00 PM PST
The Pentagon has begun to block soldiers in Iraq from accessing NowThatsFuckedUp.com, an adult message board that featured nude photos of female soldiers stationed in the war-torn country.
Utah Law to Fund Anti-Adult PSAs

Utah Law to Fund Anti-Adult PSAs

Feb 22, 2005 12:30 PM PST
A new bill facing close scrutiny by the Utah Legislature’s Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel calls for public service announcements warning Utah citizens about “the dangers of the Internet,” and also provide for the creation of a state-controlled adult content registry.
U.S. Justices Won’t Hear Alabama Sex-Toy Ban

U.S. Justices Won’t Hear Alabama Sex-Toy Ban

Feb 22, 2005 8:55 AM PST
The nation’s highest court snubbed the adult novelty industry and free-speech advocates Tuesday when it rejected an appeal to an Alabama law that makes it a crime to sell sex toys.
Entertainment Industry Tax Credit Excludes Adult

Entertainment Industry Tax Credit Excludes Adult

Feb 21, 2005 12:01 PM PST
A new bill introduced in the Arizona Legislature would allow special income tax credits and exemptions for motion picture production companies, but would exclude those benefits from adult companies.
Filmmaker Fred Salaff Still Behind Bars in Panama

Filmmaker Fred Salaff Still Behind Bars in Panama

Feb 18, 2005 10:00 AM PST
Friends of Fred Salaff have set up a website to collect donations to help pay for the filmmaker’s legal defense in Panamanian court. Salaff, better known in the adult industry as Clayton Blacquemoor, and several crew members were arrested on Jan. 23 while working on a project for Devil’s Films.

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