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Photographer Pleads Guilty to Taylor Summers Murder
Feb 28, 2005 3:45 PM PSTPhotographer Anthony Frederick pleaded guilty Monday to murdering Canadian adult star Taylor Summers after a bondage-themed photography shoot after he realized he didn’t have enough money to pay her
AG Gonzales Declares War on Obscenity
Feb 28, 2005 2:58 PM PSTAttorney General Alberto Gonzales has effectively declared war on the adult entertainment industry, pledging to seek out and prosecute obscenity cases. Gonzales is instructing U.S. attorneys to "carefully review federal laws" and find out how they can strengthen their ability to prosecute obscenity cases.
U.S. National Killed in Bulgarian Pornography Case
Feb 28, 2005 11:22 AM PSTThree suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of an American man who allegedly filmed sex videos of underage Bulgarian youth and posted it on the Internet.
Japan Nixes Celeb Pic Web Sales
Feb 27, 2005 6:00 AM PSTIn a move mirroring recent US court actions designed to curtail the unauthorized marketing of celebrity images, a Japanese court has ordered a website operator to end sales of unlicensed celebrity photographs.
British Advocacy Group Calls For Child Porn Amnesty
Feb 25, 2005 12:30 PM PSTA British child protection organization is pushing to end automatic prosecutions of Internet Child pornography possessors, claiming that the threat of imminent prosecution stops low-level offenders from seeking treatment.
RegPay Investigation Nets 22 More Arrests
Feb 25, 2005 5:59 AM PSTLaw 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
Feb 24, 2005 10:00 AM PSTThe 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
Feb 24, 2005 7:00 AM PSTBritain’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
Feb 23, 2005 2:02 PM PSTA 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
Feb 23, 2005 6:04 AM PSTIn 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.
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Sex Toy Manufacturers Talk Retailer, Distributor Support
The pleasure products industry, at its best, is a well-oiled machine consisting of manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Distributors make sure that products get from Point A to Point B, while retailers...
Pleasure Product E-commerce Experts Discuss Latest Trends
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