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Evasive Angles, TT Boy Appeal Cal-OHSA Citations
Oct 7, 2004 11:05 AM PDTAfter being hit by steep fines from Cal/OSHA on Sept. 17 for allegedly failing to protect employees from health hazards on the film set of "Split That Booty 2," Evasive Angles and TTB Productions have filed a letter of intent to appeal the decision.
First Amendment Attorney Gives City $92,000 Option
Oct 7, 2004 6:00 AM PDTIn its battle with Imperial Showgirls, Pico Rivera has spent nearly $400,000 in legal costs fighting the strip club, which sued in January 2002 after officials tried to shut it down. Now the city has been given a chance to save $92,000 in legal fees.
L.A. County Health Dept. Issues Letter to Producers
Oct 6, 2004 11:25 AM PDTThe L.A. County Health Dept. issued a letter this week containing recommendations for the use of condoms on adult film sets. The letter was issued by the office of Jonathan E. Fielding, M.D., director of public health.
Justices Agree on Unlawful Subpoena of Emails
Oct 5, 2004 10:49 AM PDTIn a victory for electronic privacy, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rehear a lower court decision involving a subpoena of emails in a commercial litigation case.
‘Uncle Jes’ Sentenced on Drug Charges
Oct 5, 2004 8:30 AM PDTLas Vegas adult actor and producer Jes A. Criste was sentenced to 30 years in prison recently in connection with drug and money laundering charges. Criste was described by David Lace Studios as “the luckiest dirty old man in the world.”
Justices Won’t Take Online Information Case
Oct 4, 2004 9:35 AM PDTIn a case involving licensing agreements, online information and the right of freedom of speech, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal by an Internet firm that claimed it had a right to publish real-time data from golf tournaments.
AllVotesCount.org Launches Absentee Voting Campaign
Oct 3, 2004 10:00 AM PDTWith reports indicating that the State of Florida will be critical in determining the outcome of the 2004 presidential election, and that electronic voting has produced high voter error rates during recent elections, AllVotesCount.org has launched an absentee voting campaign.
Four Child Porn Suspects Commit Suicide
Oct 1, 2004 2:18 PM PDTAs the number of child porn suspects continues to rise sharply in the largest child porn sweep in Australia's history, four suspects have reportedly committed suicide.
Roman Catholic Seminary Caught in Porn Scandal
Sep 30, 2004 2:26 PM PDTOn the heels of an investigation into an Austria-based seminary and the discovery of a substantial collection of pornography, a Roman Catholic Bishop has submitted his resignation to Pope John Paul II.
Judge Strikes Down Portion of Patriot Act
Sep 30, 2004 9:01 AM PDTWarning that “democracy abhors undue secrecy,” a federal judge struck down a Patriot Act provision today that he referred to as “an all-encompassing prophylactic rule.”
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