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Penthouse Pulls Out Of Bankruptcy

Jan 22, 2004 12:00 AM PST
After filing bankruptcy toward the end of 2003, General Media Inc., the publisher of Penthouse magazine, has tapped Seneca Financial Group for help

Noodles Gets 17 Years

Jan 22, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Former Sunday school teacher David Deyo, more famously known as Noodles The Clown, was given a longer-than-average sentence for child pornography and molestation

Patriot Act Renewal?

Jan 22, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Just over a dozen key provisions of the Patriot Act will expire on Dec. 31, 2005, and already the issue is being used as a campaign flagship by President Bush

RIAA Files 532 Lawsuits

Jan 21, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Just on the heels of a recent upsurge in the amount of file-sharing activity, the RIAA came out swinging this week and filed four copyright infringement lawsuits that target 532 computer users

Kazaa And Titan Media Clash

Jan 21, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Titan and Kazaa have been sparring over nearly 1,400 Titan video files being freely traded over the Kazaa peer-to-peer network. Titan says the P2P can put a stop to it but chooses not to

ASACP Plays Role In CC Indictment

Jan 16, 2004 12:00 AM PST
After following the money trail of child porn distributors and producers from Belarus, France, Spain, and New Jersey, the feds discovered the role three major credit card companies were playing as child porn money launderers

FCC To Ban 'Indecent' Words

Jan 16, 2004 12:00 AM PST
The FCC is fed up with the amount of profanity and 'indecency' coming over the airwaves and is supporting a bill that will ban certain words from television and radio that relate to excrement, sex, and parts of the body

Acacia Secures European Patents

Jan 14, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Acacia has secured 14 additional DMT patents that cover a wider swath of Europe, including the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, and the Netherlands

Child Porn Cases Soar In UK

Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM PST
In a study titled 'Child Pornography, Child Abuse and the Internet,' children's charity organization NCH recently compiled pedophile data into a comprehensive report that blames the U.S. and mobile technology as faciliators of child porn

Titan Media Slams Kazaa

Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Titan Media, and parent company Io Group, sent a scathing letter to the U.S. Senate accusing Kazaa of doing little, if nothing, to control the amount of freely traded pornography files that end up in the hands of underage users

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