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Porn Stars Cummings, Jeremy Cited in FCC Ruling
Dec 23, 2004 10:00 AM PSTExplicit interviews with porn stars Dave Cummings and Ron Jeremy will cost a Kansas radio operator $220,000 in indecency fines, the Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday.
Federal Judge Refuses Spam Guilty Plea
Dec 23, 2004 6:00 AM PSTA federal judge rejected the guilty plea of a former America Online employee who allegedly stole nearly 100 million email addresses and sold them to spammers, saying that he wasn’t sure the employee had actually committed a crime.
India Obscenity Arrest Sparks Global Uproar
Dec 22, 2004 11:06 AM PSTWith more American companies increasingly turning to India for e-commerce opportunities, the arrest of an eBay unit’s executive over a porn video for sale on his company’s website has caused an international stir and debate about the country's strict obscenity laws.
ContentGuard Fattens DRM Patent Portfolio
Dec 22, 2004 6:00 AM PSTContentGuard added another five U.S. patents to its Digital Rights Management patent portfolio this week, bringing the company's total number of patents to 30.
FSC Secures Major Donor for Justice Legal Challenge
Dec 21, 2004 12:04 PM PSTThe Free Speech Coalition received a $75,000 donation from the Anti-Censorship Defense Committee in support of its lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department and proposed amendments to federal Recordkeeping and Labeling Law, 18 U.S.C. 2257.
32 Child Pornography Suspects Commit Suicide
Dec 20, 2004 2:07 PM PSTThirty-two British men arrested in the largest child-porn investigation ever conducted in the United Kingdom have committed suicide, according to statistics revealed by the Association of Chief Police Officers.
Spammers on the Hook for $1.08 Billion Judgment
Dec 20, 2004 10:45 AM PSTWhile it’s uncertain the judgments will ever be collected, three companies have been ordered to pay $1.08 billion to a small Iowa Internet service provider for burying subscribers with spam.
Website Exec Faces Obscenity Charges
Dec 18, 2004 1:15 PM PSTAn executive of India auction website Baazee.com has been arrested in New Delhi in conjunction with the listing of eight pornographic CDs on the eBay-subsidiary site. The arrest stems from a listing of a video depicting oral sex between a teenage boy and girl captured on cellphone and later burned onto CDs.
President Bush Approves Intelligence Reform
Dec 18, 2004 8:00 AM PSTPresident Bush has signed into law the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, authorizing the largest restructuring of U.S. intelligence agencies and gathering practices since President Harry S. Truman's post-World War II National Security Act of 1947.
Jenna Lewis Profits From Self-Made Sex Tape
Dec 17, 2004 3:03 PM PSTAfter claiming that a personal sex tape had been removed from her Los Angeles home and marketed over the Internet without her consent, former "Survivor" star Jenna Lewis has been revealed as the sex tape's main proprietor.
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Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments
Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented...
AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth
The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW...