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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.
Canada to Track File Swappers
Mar 27, 2005 6:00 AM PSTThe Canadian federal government has proposed changes to the country's copyright act that would crackdown on unauthorized electronic file swapping.
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.
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