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Website Owner Not Worried Over Infringement

Website Owner Not Worried Over Infringement

Mar 15, 2004 2:40 PM PST
A new adult search engine launched Monday spoofs the Yahoo.com name. The owner of YaSexHoo.com, who goes by the name Dill Dough, says he’s not worried about trademark infringement.
Acacia Bags the Bunny

Acacia Bags the Bunny

Mar 15, 2004 10:25 AM PST
Acacia Technologies Group started off the week with a major adult entertainment player under its wing. The patent holder announced Monday that it had licensed its streaming media technology to Playboy Enterprises Inc. and its online property Playboy.com.
U.S. Agencies Want a Snooper Highway

U.S. Agencies Want a Snooper Highway

Mar 15, 2004 7:30 AM PST
A new proposal would create sweeping new wiretap rules for the Internet. The Justice Department, along with the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration, are seeking to require all new Internet applications and services be wiretap-ready before they are introduced to the market.
Veteran Cop Busted for Child Porn

Veteran Cop Busted for Child Porn

Mar 13, 2004 1:07 PM PST
Sgt. Matthew Lavern Guy was a 17-year veteran of the Kent Sheriff's Department and a family man, although in his spare time, the sergeant cruised the Internet under the name 'cop284' looking for underage boys.
Ron Jeremy Conversation Costs Radio Chain

Ron Jeremy Conversation Costs Radio Chain

Mar 12, 2004 2:46 PM PST
The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $247,500 fine against several stations owned by Clear Channel Communications Inc. for a conversation on the sexual practices of a caller and those of porn star Ron Jeremy.

Brits Still Enraged Over Violent Porn

Mar 12, 2004 11:26 AM PST
The family of Jane Longhurst continues to hold a political vigil with the British Government over the murder of their daughter Jane at the hands of a man who was obsessed with necrophilia porn websites.

New Proposal Would Ax Guccione

Mar 12, 2004 10:09 AM PST
The saga continues over Bob Guccione and the Penthouse empire. Marc Bell, who leads an equity group seeking to take over the adult magazine, filed a plan in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York to fire the 73-year-old Guccione without compensation.
Man Indicted For Transporting Porn

Man Indicted For Transporting Porn

Mar 12, 2004 8:45 AM PST
A man who transported porn DVDs into Alabama is now facing obscenity charges, state officials announced Thursday. A grand jury indicted Harold Foote Hoffman II on two counts of mailing porn DVDs across state lines.

Father Peeved Over School Porn Pics

Mar 11, 2004 11:15 AM PST
The father of a high school student filed federal charges against school employees who allegedly used the school computers to email "pornographic" photos of his daughter to each other and to students in the school.
IBill Seeks More Information

IBill Seeks More Information

Mar 11, 2004 8:35 AM PST
An iBill official said Thursday that its credit card processor, which handles Visa, has requested more information from a “handful of Internet merchants” whose businesses are incorporated in Delaware. Up to 35 adult Web businesses will be affected by the decision to demand proof of physical addresses.


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