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Bush Wins; Webmasters Brace Themselves
Nov 3, 2004 8:58 AM PSTOn the heels of President Bush's acceptance speech, the adult webmaster community is already bracing for four more years of his administration. On Wednesday morning, Sen. Kerry phoned Bush to concede the presidential election, a White House aide said.
Three-Dimensional Patent Holder Takes Gamers to Court
Nov 3, 2004 6:00 AM PSTSimilar to the recent patent infringement war waged against the online adult industry by Acacia Technologies Group, the gaming industry was faced with a formidable threat this week when a Texas law firm filed a 3-D patent infringement lawsuit.
Attorney for Extreme Associates Asks for Obscenity Case Dismissal
Nov 2, 2004 2:15 PM PSTDefense counsel for indicted adult film producer Rob Black argued in U.S. District Court Monday that federal obscenity laws are unconstitutional and infringe on a person’s right to privacy. Asking for the case to be dismissed, his attorney stated that an individual's right to possess pornography extends to distribution.
Xplor Granted Injunctive Relief to Protect Homegrown Name
Nov 2, 2004 12:53 PM PSTXplor Media Group, owner of the Homegrown Video trademark, was granted injunctive relief on Nov. 1 by Judge Consuelo Marshall to prevent defendants Voice Media, Inc., Trade News NV and Internet Business Services from using the Homegrown trademark in their business practices.
Superintendent, LAUSD Sue Adult Webmaster
Oct 29, 2004 10:00 AM PDTSuperintendent Roy Romer and the Los Angeles Unified School District sued a man Thursday for setting up gay adult websites on a variety of domains named after L.A. government officials.
Nebraska Man Challenges Child Porn Law Constitutionality
Oct 26, 2004 3:40 PM PDTA former high school teacher convicted of manufacturing child pornography after he recorded himself having legal sex with his 17-year-old girlfriend is scheduled to argue his case before the Nebraska Supreme Court on Nov. 2.
Catherine Zeta-Jones Files Suit Against Strip Club
Oct 26, 2004 2:46 PM PDT"Chicago" film star Catherine Zeta-Jones filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court a year after discovering that her likeness was being used on an adult strip club's website. Zeta-Jones and her attorney have sued The Spice House for using her image to advertise and promote the Nevada-based club.
German Appeals Court Fines Adult Website for AVS
Oct 26, 2004 11:30 AM PDTA Berlin court ruled against the owner of an adult website and set a tougher standard for age verification, a spokesman said Monday. The webmaster was fined 1,600 euro after judges found that asking for a national identity number was not sufficient for verifying a surfer’s age.
Pentagon Opens Inquiry Into Amateur GI Photos From Iraq
Oct 25, 2004 1:00 PM PDTAmateur porn message board NowThatsFuckedUp.com is at the center of a Pentagon probe this week after several picture series were posted on the site that claim to portray naked female GIs in Iraq. The inquiry began last Friday after Army officials were notified of the photographs.
Justice Department to Expand Spyware Enforcement
Oct 25, 2004 10:20 AM PDTThe Justice Department is ramping up its efforts to control spyware and other Internet fraud. Meanwhile, a new study released Monday finds that Internet surfers are not nearly as safe online as they believe.
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