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European DMCA In The Works
Mar 2, 2004 3:00 PM PSTThe European Union (EU) is drafting copyright protection legislation that could prove far more comprehensive and chilling than the DMCA.
U.S. Justices Revisit COPA
Mar 2, 2004 2:00 PM PSTThe U.S. Supreme Court has revisited the issue of online pornography in another attempt to require Web safeguards.
Bible Belt: No Nudity For Profit
Mar 2, 2004 12:00 PM PSTAdult-oriented businesses took a hit from the Alabaster City Council Tuesday after an ordinance was unanimously passed banning all nudity for profit.
SCO Claims IBM Infringed
Mar 2, 2004 11:00 AM PSTAfter weathering a severe virus attack waged by the creator of the MyDoom email virus, SCO Group was granted a motion to add copyright infringement to its lawsuit against IBM.
Anti-Spyware Bill Hits Congress
Mar 1, 2004 12:00 PM PSTCongress is currently reviewing legislation that would outlaw spyware and adware. According to reports, the bill was scribed by the threesome that first introduced the Can-Spam Act of 2004.
DVD Code Injunction Overturned
Mar 1, 2004 10:27 AM PSTA California appellate court last week overturned a trade secrets injunction barring a Web site operator from posting source code for a DVD decryption program.
Feb 27, 2004 3:00 PM PSTThe man who registered thousands of website names based on misspelled celebrity and children's entertainment characters was sentenced to two years and six months in prison.
Steve Wynn's Brother Investigated for Child Porn
Feb 27, 2004 12:00 PM PSTKenny Wynn, the brother of the famous Vegas hotelier and owner of the Bellagio Hotel, is being investigated for child pornography.
TV Anchor Sues Porn Industry
Feb 26, 2004 4:16 PM PSTThe television anchor who found herself in the eye of controversy when a sexy videotape surfaced has quit her day job with WKBN-TV and filed a lawsuit.
Acacia Signs Disney
Feb 26, 2004 2:00 PM PSTAcacia Technologies Group snapped out of a period of relative inactivity Thursday with the announcement that it has licensed its DMT technology to Disney Enterprises Inc., a unit of Walt Disney Corp., and its Internet subsidiary, Walt Disney Internet Group, which includes the Disney, ESPN, and ABCNews websites, all of which utilize streaming media technology.
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Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...
Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances
Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:...
A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb
As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you...