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Brits Argue Over Porn Access Age
Mar 22, 2004 11:30 AM PSTLiberal Democrats are pressing hard to change the law so that teens as young as 16 years old will be allowed to access and purchase sexually explicit material, a move that has angered child advocacy and church groups and caused opposing political groups to attack the plan.
Programmer Faces Charges Over ‘Clicks’ Invention
Mar 22, 2004 10:25 AM PSTA Southern California computer programmer faces federal extortion charges of threatening to unleash a software program that would have disrupted a Google advertising program by automating fraudulent “clicks.” He says all he was trying to do was help Google’s business.
EU Expected to Lower Boom on Microsoft
Mar 21, 2004 12:01 PM PSTEuropean Union regulators next Wednesday are expected to force Microsoft Corp. to offer computer makers a version of Windows without its Media Player multimedia software for sale to European consumers. The company most certainly will be handed a huge fine, as well.
Judge Denies Motion in Mike Jones Case
Mar 19, 2004 3:04 PM PSTFormer CDBabes owner Mike Jones found himself closer to the end of a three-year obscenity trial Friday when a judge denied State Attorney Dan Regna a motion to reconsider a search warrant executed against Jones.
Actor Paul Reubens Pleads Guilty
Mar 19, 2004 12:26 PM PSTPaul Reubens, the famed television actor who invented the character Pee-Wee Herman, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possessing obscene material with intent to distribute. Reubens agreed to the plea in exchange for having a child pornography charge dismissed.
Broadcast Indecency Complaints on Rise
Mar 19, 2004 12:18 PM PSTIn the past six months alone, the Federal Communications Commission has levied more than $1.55 million in fines. From January 2001 through October 2003, the commissioners proposed just $247,500 in penalties.
Saudi Gov Bans Gay Websites
Mar 19, 2004 10:46 AM PSTThe Saudi Government continued its censorship identity crisis this week by finally deciding to ban all international gay and lesbian websites, including a local website called gaymiddleeast.com (GME), a supplier of news and information for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community of the middle east.
Missouri Removes Porn Billboards
Mar 19, 2004 9:43 AM PSTAccording to reports, two separate bills were recently approved by the state House and Senate that aim to ban the majority of highway billboards, which in certain parts of the state have become a public nuisance.
YaSexHoo.com Owner Says Site Will Be Shut Down
Mar 19, 2004 8:30 AM PSTYaSexHoo.com’s owner said Friday that its domain registrar will be shutting its site down within two days. Earlier this week owner Dill Dough said he wouldn’t be worried about infringement. He cited a similar twist on the popular Google.com search engine with Booble.com, which launched in January.
Louisville Strip Clubs File Suit
Mar 18, 2004 8:01 AM PSTA group of strip club owners grouped together this week to file a lawsuit in Jefferson Circuit Court against local police and the department of Alcohol Beverage Control after agents raided their offices on multiple occasions, damaged property, and allegedly harassed and searched employees and customers.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted...
Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...