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Visa Against "Deviant Behavior"
Feb 26, 2004 12:00 PM PSTFollowing a similar announcement earlier this month by MasterCard, Visa is following in its competitor's footsteps and altering its policy
FBI Seizes Chat Room Servers
Feb 25, 2004 1:00 PM PSTThe Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) stormed CIT Hosting, a private hosting company, with allegations that the company was aiding "cyber crime" and "terrorist" activities; a general term provided under the shield of the U.S. Patriot Act.
Brits In Arms Over Violent Porn
Feb 25, 2004 12:00 PM PSTThe controversy over the porn-inspired strangulation of a piano teacher last month after her assailant surfed porn sites that featured dead and tortured women continues to gain momentum among British lawmakers.
FBI Endorses Cyber Crime Effort
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 PM PSTThe FBI gave Hollywood its official permission to use the FBI name and logo to fight digital piracy. Although some critics of the decision think the blanket endorsement will only confuse consumers
Nords Strive To Define Porn
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM PSTA court trial against a porn publisher for violating a decency criminal code is being used as a flagship case for the future definition of pornography in the Netherlands
Porn While Driving
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM PSTCars and utility vehicles equipped with DVD players and televisions may be a saving grace for parents on long road trips, but in some cases, the temptation to watch porn is just too much for many drivers
Jones Hearing Set For March
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM PSTAfter a decision last month to grant the Jones defense motion to suppress all evidence, the judge has granted the prosecution leave to file for reconsideration
AOL, Earthlink Sue Spammers
Feb 19, 2004 12:00 AM PSTEarthlink and America Online took an aggressive stand against spam this week by re-filing lawsuits against more than a dozen of the most notorious spammers and marketers in cyberspace
Cybernet Counters Acacia
Feb 18, 2004 12:00 AM PSTIn addition to denying any knowledge of infringement, the operator of AdultCheck lodged 'inequitable conduct' allegations against Acacia
Beaver Dam Kid Porn Bust
Feb 16, 2004 12:00 AM PSTFollowing the arrest of a California police officer for participating in a child porn ring in Beaver Dam, a more expansive organization has surfaced
WEB / TECH NEWS
Manufacturers Take Action Against Counterfeit Sex Toys
The mainstreaming of pleasure products is proving to be a blessing and a curse for the sex toy industry. As the demand for pleasure products continues to grow, manufacturers are seeing an increase of counterfeiters...
Trends in Paysite Design, Content Delivery
Given the highly visual nature of adult entertainment, it is no surprise that many paysites have shown design-forward approaches — some skirting the bleeding edge, while others sought stability over...