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Congress Ponders Seven Unspeakable Words
Mar 29, 2004 1:30 PM PSTOn the heels of a recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling letting rock singer Bono off the hook for saying a profane word at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards, a miffed congressional committee is shopping around a bill in the House of Representatives that would permanently ban seven words over the nation's airwaves.
Porn Ordinance on Hold
Mar 29, 2004 11:43 AM PSTA Mills County ordinance restricting adult entertainment establishments has been put on hold after a local adult business owner filed a petition for a 'declaratory judgment.'
Busy Week for Busting Digital Voyeurs
Mar 27, 2004 1:51 PM PSTVideo peeps have been around since the advent of the home movie camera. But with digital devices getting smaller and less expensive, the voyeurs are proliferating. In three separates cases announced this week, authorities have busted individuals for secretly capturing images of women and young girls.
Internet Porn Law Is Overturned
Mar 26, 2004 12:23 PM PSTIn a major court decision that frees online adult restrictions, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a Virginia law limiting the online display of sexually explicit material to minors violates the U.S. Constitution.
Utah Regulating Spyware, Adware
Mar 26, 2004 9:46 AM PSTUtah became the first state in the nation to pass a law this week regulating spyware and other advertising software. But industry groups are outraged, saying the law that could affect online adult businesses may become a model for other states to follow.
Thai Police Revoke Visas of Men Facing Porn Charges
Mar 26, 2004 8:19 AM PSTPolice in Thailand have busted an alleged child-sex recruitment network that based their business over the Internet. The owners of one of South-East Asia's biggest gay tourism agencies were believed to have used their travel agency as a front to introduce foreign pedophiles to Thai children.
Suing Offshore Companies Made Easier
Mar 25, 2004 12:30 PM PSTA court case brings light to the apparent invincibility of the thousands of offshore companies which operate websites targeting U.S. webmasters, affiliates and porn surfers. U.S. companies can serve court papers through standard mail to foreign post office boxes.
Internet Gambling Could Be Legalized
Mar 25, 2004 9:00 AM PSTLegalized offshore Internet gambling became closer to reality after a preliminary decision by the World Trade Organization said that U.S. prohibitions on Americans placing bets on the Internet represented an unfair trade barrier.
Flynt Brothers Battle Old Obscenity Charges
Mar 25, 2004 8:10 AM PSTThe Flynt brothers have once again found themselves an unwelcome pair in Hamilton County, Ohio, after prosecutors presented a strong argument for reinstating obscenity charges that date back to 1999.
Voice Media Files Opposition
Mar 24, 2004 5:00 PM PSTVoice Media filed a response early this week to New Destiny Internet Group's Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) claiming that the allegations were "grandiose" and that they were "concocted to manufacture a federal controversy from a mere contract dispute."
WEB / TECH NEWS
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