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Morgan Sommer Joins ASACP Advisory Council

Mar 9, 2004 5:01 PM PST
ASACP is pleased to announce that Morgan Sommer, Co-Founder of Cybersocket, joined the ASACP Advisory Council (AC).

On the Lookout for Porn Traders

Mar 9, 2004 3:11 PM PST
The U.S. Forest Service is contemplating punishment for 65 employees who have been sharing sexually explicit material through their government-issued computers and email addresses.
Gaming Sites Face Cyber Extortion

Gaming Sites Face Cyber Extortion

Mar 9, 2004 1:24 PM PST
The ill-fated online gambling industry, while one of the most lucrative industries in the history of the Internet, aside from the porn industry, has been plagued with setbacks, federal regulations, credit card processing snafus, and now a recent wave of cyber extortion that has put a major crimp in the side of many online gaming sites.

EU Assembly Passes New Piracy Rules

Mar 9, 2004 1:21 PM PST
The European Union Parliament passed a bill Tuesday that is intended to sharply reduce piracy of digital media products.

PayPal Slapped With $150,000 Fine

Mar 9, 2004 11:24 AM PST
Online payment service PayPal, a subsidiary of eBay, got slapped with a $150,000 fine on Tuesday following an investigation helmed by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. PayPal will also be required to pay costs associated with the investigation.
‘Operation Predator’ at 2,000 Arrest Mark

‘Operation Predator’ at 2,000 Arrest Mark

Mar 9, 2004 8:14 AM PST
Operation Predator has netted more than 2,000 arrests worldwide, including arrests of U.S. citizens who have traveled abroad to have sex with minors, people charged with molesting mentally impaired children, and those who smuggled foreign children into the U.S. to work as prostitutes, as well as those who manufacture or distribute child pornography on the Internet.
Eolas Patent Rejected

Eolas Patent Rejected

Mar 8, 2004 10:58 AM PST
In a landmark decision that could have far-reaching implications for other pending patent infringement lawsuits, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected the validity of a 1998 patent licensed to Eolas Technologies Inc. The decision announced Monday is not yet finalized and could be subject to change if an investigation proves fruitless.

Senate Closer to Indecency Bill

Mar 8, 2004 8:29 AM PST
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee plans to finish work on a broadcast indecency bill on Tuesday and send it to the Senate floor, where it is expected to pass overwhelmingly.

‘Shock Jocks’ Facing Proposed Fines

Mar 5, 2004 2:00 PM PST
The FCC is proposing fines against many of the nation’s major radio companies for carrying well-known “shock jocks,” according to a report

Porn Writer Off The Hook

Mar 5, 2004 1:00 PM PST
A writer who fictionalized the torture and molestation of children was dismissed of child pornography charges this week after a judge decided that he was being held to the same legal standards as those who abuse real children.

PROFILES & BIOS

Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments

Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented... More »

AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth

The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW... More »

WIA Profile: Elle Sonson

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »
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