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Grouper Limits File-Sharers to a Select Few
Nov 19, 2004 1:58 PM PSTAs Hollywood and record companies continue to worry about copyright infringement over the Internet, a California startup has released a new program designed to let a controlled group of Internet users to form a closed network in which they can share home videos and digital photos with each other.
Congress Blocks Tax on Internet Connections
Nov 19, 2004 12:17 PM PSTCongress on Friday blocked taxes on consumer Internet connections. The bill, which will now be sent to President Bush for his signature, also blocks multiple state and local taxes from being imposed on merchandise and services purchased over the Internet, including online adult content.
Owners of Adult Catalog Business Are Sentenced
Nov 19, 2004 9:57 AM PSTThe Justice Department has announced that an Ohio couple who ran an adult-content catalog business Goosebump Graphics have been sentenced to prison on charges of mailing and transporting obscene material.
Google Sues Company for Click Fraud
Nov 18, 2004 2:37 PM PSTInternet search giant Google Inc. filed a lawsuit against one of its AdSense Online clients this week, claiming the company defrauded the search company by clicking on its own ads multiple times.
Microsoft Puts Linux Fear in Asia
Nov 18, 2004 2:00 PM PSTFeeling the gradual encroachment of Linux adoption on what was once solid Microsoft turf, the software giant has taken an offensive stance in Asia and is reportedly warning governments in China, Japan and South Korea that patent infringement lawsuits could result if they make the migration from Microsoft to Linux.
Arkansas 'Harmful to Minors' Law Declared Unconstitutional
Nov 18, 2004 12:50 PM PSTA federal judge struck down a state law Wednesday that barred any public venue from shelving material that could be considered “harmful to minors,” declaring the law overbroad and a form of unconstitutional prior restraint.
L.A. Judge Holds Court in a Strip Club
Nov 18, 2004 6:00 AM PSTJudge Kevin Ross is under fire for a host of potential ethics issues, including holding court in a strip club over a controversy involving a “Miss Wet on the Net” contest, which included a wet T-shirt competition and a “wet spelling bee” in which contestants were required to spell “titillate.”
VeriSign Suit Heats Up; ICANN Wants to Dissolve Its Structure
Nov 17, 2004 12:01 PM PSTVeriSign Inc. has violated the terms of its .com registry agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, according to a cross-complaint filing in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Court Asks for Evidence in ISP-Child Porn Probe
Nov 17, 2004 10:01 AM PSTThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court, ruling in an emergency application, has ordered an evidentiary hearing to determine if a grand jury probe can proceed against an Internet service provider that has been charged with distributing child pornography.
Former Australian Diplomat Faces Thai Pornography Charges
Nov 17, 2004 6:00 AM PSTA Bangkok court on Wednesday is scheduled to view eight pornographic videotapes and 12 gay magazines during the trial of former Australian diplomat in what some are calling just “the tip of the iceberg” of a ring of pedophiles centered on the Australian diplomatic service.
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