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Alabama Sex Toy Ban Back in Court
Aug 7, 2005 12:05 PM PDTDespite the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal in February to hear an appeal to an Alabama law that prohibits the sale of sex toys, a number of plaintiffs from that case have filed a new challenge in U.S. District Court in Huntsville.
N.Y. Court Rules in Electronic Records Conversion Case
Aug 7, 2005 6:10 AM PDTThe state Supreme Court last week, rejecting a company’s contention that it owned all information used on a former worker’s computer, has allowed a suit to go forward claiming that the documents were wrongfully retained.
Analysis: U.S. on Defensive During 2257 Hearing
Aug 4, 2005 9:36 AM PDTCrack down on child pornography? Absolutely. Destroy the First Amendment in trying to do so? No way. That was the message from the Free Speech Coalition that came out loud and clear at the “2257” court hearing this week.
Illegal Porn Operation Busted
Aug 3, 2005 12:07 PM PDTLocal, state and federal authorities raided an illegal pornography distribution operation Tuesday. Louisiana State Police Trooper Doug Pierrelee told XBiz that Daniel Smart was making upwards of $40,000 a month from videos sold through his Cybertainment website.
No Decision in 2257 Preliminary Injunction Hearing; Judge Takes Evidence Under Advisement
Aug 2, 2005 3:34 PM PDTWhile hopes were high prior to the hearing – which was first scheduled for Aug. 8 and then switched to Aug. 2 – that Judge Walker D. Miller would issue a ruling, he instead took all written material under advisement and has an indefinite period of time to make a decision.
L.A. County Warns of Staph Infection Outbreak
Aug 1, 2005 3:11 PM PDTThe Los Angeles County Department of Health Services has pinpointed the re-emergence of a strain of antibiotic-resistant staph infection that has been spotted among growing numbers of people living in close conditions or those with frequent skin contact.
P2P Porn May Be Next Target for Democrats
Jul 29, 2005 1:30 PM PDTThe day after one group of congressmen introduced a proposal to tax adult Internet transactions, another group held a meeting to discuss the possibility of legislation against adult content on peer-to-peer networks.
Industry Reacts to Proposed Tax on Adult Internet
Jul 28, 2005 11:51 AM PDTAfter an initial period of shocked silence regarding the proposed 25 percent federal tax on adult Internet transactions, the industry is speaking out on the issue.
ACLU Seeks to Defend Virtual Child Porn
Jul 28, 2005 10:01 AM PDTThe American Civil Liberties Union has come under attack for seeking First Amendment protection for virtual child porn, in which actors or characters appearing to be underage are exhibited in a sexual manner.
India Mobilizes Against Cellphone Porn
Jul 27, 2005 1:30 PM PDTWhile possessing most types of porn on a cellphone in India is not illegal, distribution is. Indian police are increasingly cracking down on mobile users who appear “intent to distribute” pornographic images.
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