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Ashley Evans Receives Trademark, Opens New Line of Niche Sites

Ashley Evans Receives Trademark, Opens New Line of Niche Sites

Nov 10, 2004 6:00 AM PST
Zaftig adult film star Ashley Evans announced today that she has officially been awarded a federal trademark for Pleasure Brokers and launched a series of niche websites using her corporation’s new name.
Porn-Fighter Ashcroft Resigns

Porn-Fighter Ashcroft Resigns

Nov 9, 2004 3:56 PM PST
Attorney General John Ashcroft, known for his aggressive stance on obscenity and pornography in particular, resigned Tuesday evening. During his years, the online adult community has been under threat of prosecutions, as well as planned changes to rules under the so-called 2257 regulations.
Momentum Builds to Knock Down File-Sharing

Momentum Builds to Knock Down File-Sharing

Nov 9, 2004 11:23 AM PST
The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked by numerous organizations to hear a claim brought by the recording and film industries against Internet file-sharing companies Grokster Ltd. and StreamCast Networks Inc.

Microsoft Claims IP Rights to Major Internet Protocols, Engineer Says

Nov 8, 2004 1:00 PM PST
Microsoft appears to be claiming intellectual property rights to a number of the Internet’s most fundamental communication protocols, according to one senior networking engineer.
Does the ‘Pussycat’ Battle Have Legal Claws?

Does the ‘Pussycat’ Battle Have Legal Claws?

Nov 8, 2004 12:01 PM PST
Sexy burlesque troupe Pussycat Dolls has been served with papers by the trademark owner of the now-defunct adult Pussycat Theatre chain to stop using “Pussycat” in its name after choregrapher Robin Antin filed papers with government regulators to trademark the group’s name.
Italy Declares War on Child Porn

Italy Declares War on Child Porn

Nov 8, 2004 10:54 AM PST
Part of U.S.-led Operation Predator, Italian police raided dozens of homes over the weekend and located an estimated 96 child porn suspects, mostly middle-aged, upper middle-class men. The investigation took nine months to come to fruition, although no arrests have yet been made.

Book Ruling Postponed Pending Court Decision

Nov 7, 2004 8:00 AM PST
A defiant Elizabeth Book told Volusia County, Florida, Judge David D. Beck that she will continue exercising her constitutional rights by publicly showing her breasts despite the city's ban on public nudity.
Titan Media, Again, Wins Infringement Judgments

Titan Media, Again, Wins Infringement Judgments

Nov 5, 2004 3:00 PM PST
Titan Media continues on a blistering pace demanding compensation and filing suits against copyright infringers. Parent company Io Group Inc. on Friday announced more than $100,000 won in default judgments against a company and individual.
FSC Prepares to Fight for Adult Industry Rights

FSC Prepares to Fight for Adult Industry Rights

Nov 5, 2004 12:30 PM PST
Although the election is over and business continues, it's not "business as usual for those of us in the adult entertainment industry," or so says the message coming from the Free Speech Coalition, an adult industry trade organization that is getting ready to fight for our rights.
Dute Pleads Guilty to Attempted Obscenity Pandering

Dute Pleads Guilty to Attempted Obscenity Pandering

Nov 4, 2004 2:30 PM PST
Homemade porn star Jennifer Dute pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted pandering obscenity on Thursday morning and was sentenced to six months in jail. Dute had been originally convicted in October of 2002 for selling a series of homemade videos in which she had sex with multiple partners.


WIA Profile: Mia Saldarriaga

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Profile: CAM4 Pushes Boundaries in Adult

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ExoClick’s Publishing Head Is Passionate About Job

ExoClick’s Ada LLlorca, who leads publishing efforts for the ad network, sure loves the adult webmaster space. And maybe that’s why she can honestly say she’s good friends with the company’s... More »
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