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Pomarico to Be Sentenced In Child Abduction Case

Pomarico to Be Sentenced In Child Abduction Case

Jan 4, 2005 1:00 PM PST
An attorney for Marissa Pomarico, better known as “Jewel Affair” in the adult industry, pleaded with the New York Supreme Court this week, asking that his client’s traumatic childhood be taken into account Thursday when she is sentenced for her role in the abduction of her sister’s children from a foster home and fleeing across the country.
Nassau County Warned of Impending Adult Business Battle

Nassau County Warned of Impending Adult Business Battle

Jan 3, 2005 9:00 AM PST
Sparks flew at a recent Nassau County Commissioners meeting with well-known adult industry attorney Lawrence G. Walters warning that ordinances aimed at stopping a proposed adult store from opening in a local mall would be quickly tossed out by a court and cost the county large legal fees.
Pop-Ups Do Not Equal Spam, Court Rules

Pop-Ups Do Not Equal Spam, Court Rules

Jan 1, 2005 12:03 PM PST
An attorney who drew criticism for filing over a thousand lawsuits against spammers and asking for $6,500 to settle was dealt a blow on Thursday when the Utah Court of Appeals decided that pop-up advertising are decidedly different than spam.
LokiTorrent Digs In Heels for Legal Battle

LokiTorrent Digs In Heels for Legal Battle

Dec 31, 2004 3:00 PM PST
The first legal battle against the movie industry’s war on BitTorrent index sites has begun in Texas, led by Columbia Pictures, Disney Enterprises and Twentieth Century Fox, with a federal lawsuit filed against the owners of LokiTorrent.com.
Spammers Fined for First Time in Holland

Spammers Fined for First Time in Holland

Dec 29, 2004 3:26 PM PST
Dutch telecommunications regulator OPTA for the first time has divvied out fines for spam originating in Holland. One of the fines involved spam, or spamberichten, sent to mobile phones via SMS that automatically billed recipients $1.50.
Business Falsehoods Can Cost Plenty — Court

Business Falsehoods Can Cost Plenty — Court

Dec 28, 2004 10:41 AM PST
Businesses — mainstream as well as adult — have a new incentive to be honest in the state of California. The high court ruled last week that they could be slapped with punitive damages for fraudulently breaching contracts.
Ringo Starr Opposes Actress' Trademark

Ringo Starr Opposes Actress' Trademark

Dec 27, 2004 4:11 PM PST
Attorneys allegedly representing former Beatle Ringo Starr have stepped up to oppose a trademark application filed by adult actress Elizabeth Starr in connection with her movie production company, according to documents obtained by XBiz Monday.
Israel Moves to Curb Adult Mobile Content

Israel Moves to Curb Adult Mobile Content

Dec 27, 2004 10:44 AM PST
The Israeli Communications Ministry intends to curb the amount of adult material available on mobile phones due to numerous complaints that children were being inadvertently exposed to it, the ministry said Sunday.
Iowa Man Convicted for Piracy, Faces 15 Years

Iowa Man Convicted for Piracy, Faces 15 Years

Dec 26, 2004 12:06 PM PST
An Iowa man accused of large-scale copyright infringement through what is known as a "warez" group is the first person convicted under piracy task force Operation Fastlink, federal authorities announced Friday.
FTC Examines Patent System Reform

FTC Examines Patent System Reform

Dec 26, 2004 6:00 AM PST
In a move sure to please adult webmasters who feel victimized by Acacia's DMT patent claims, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Academies' Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association will consider patent reform.

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