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Congressman Talks Up .Porn TLD

Congressman Talks Up .Porn TLD

May 24, 2005 3:01 PM PDT
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., is suggesting an old idea with a new twist: restricting adult websites to one area of the Internet under the common suffix .porn.
Amended 2257 Regulations Published in Federal Register

Amended 2257 Regulations Published in Federal Register

May 24, 2005 10:08 AM PDT
Amended 2257 regulations were published today in the Federal Register, marking the first day of a 30-day period before they become law.
Michigan Case Could Update Child Porn Penalties

Michigan Case Could Update Child Porn Penalties

May 24, 2005 8:00 AM PDT
A U.S. Circuit Court this week will begin preliminary hearings in an online child pornography case that could dramatically change punishments for downloading sexually explicit images of minors.
Texas Bill Targeting Violent Sex Websites Shot Down

Texas Bill Targeting Violent Sex Websites Shot Down

May 23, 2005 3:05 PM PDT
A Texas bill targeting online adult websites that depict violent sex acts was shot down Saturday; however, the legislator who initiated it vows to reintroduce it in January.
FTC Steps Up Fight Against Zombies

FTC Steps Up Fight Against Zombies

May 23, 2005 1:30 PM PDT
The Federal Trade Commission in cooperation with agencies in more than 30 other countries will launch a broad-based initiative to fight remote-controlled zombie networks used to spread spam.
U.K. High Court Blocks Adult Video Sales Over Web

U.K. High Court Blocks Adult Video Sales Over Web

May 23, 2005 10:15 AM PDT
In a stunning legal decision, the United Kingdom’s highest court has ruled that explicit adult videos cannot be sold over the Internet. The ruling, however, may become a goldmine for websites and mail-order houses located elsewhere because the decision targets only those companies located in the U.K.
Zeta-Jones Suit Against Strip Club Moves to Nevada

Zeta-Jones Suit Against Strip Club Moves to Nevada

May 22, 2005 6:00 AM PDT
A case involving misappropriation of actress Catherine Zeta-Jones' name and likeness is headed for federal court in Nevada, a judge has ruled.

Planned Patriot Act Renewal Highlights Expansion

May 20, 2005 2:00 PM PDT
Plans to renew the Patriotic Act, a collection of homeland security measures enacted in 2001, include what is being called a “wish list” for the conservative Bush administration.
Mistrial Declared in Yahoo Search Patent Trial

Mistrial Declared in Yahoo Search Patent Trial

May 20, 2005 12:30 PM PDT
Yahoo's claim to a patent that protects the business method behind paid search advertising has gone uncontested after a judge declared a mistrial in a federal patent infringement trial against search engine FindWhat.com.
Las Vegas Mayor Asked to Resign Over Playboy Shoot

Las Vegas Mayor Asked to Resign Over Playboy Shoot

May 20, 2005 11:30 AM PDT
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, the first elected official to be a celebrity Playboy photographer, has been asked to resign by a right-wing conservative group official who says he crossed a moral line.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Retailers, Distributors Report Growth in Male Sex Toys Market

Adult retail has been undergoing a transformation in recent years. The adult stores of the 1990s and 2000s focused heavily on porn video sales and catered to a predominantly male clientele, but these days,... More »

VR Hardware: The Foundation of Immersive Technology

From cameras to headsets to controllers, software and more, virtual reality technology is more than the VR content experience itself — it also surrounds the tools that are needed to create and consume... More »

Sexperts Tout Men’s Wellness Benefits of Pleasure Products

Sex, more and more, is being discussed not only from an erotic standpoint, but also, from a health and wellness standpoint. MensHealth.com, MensJournal.com and many other mainstream websites have been... More »
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