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AEBN Stands Against Acacia

Oct 30, 2003 12:00 AM PST
The Adult Entertainment Broadcasting Network (AEBN) formally declared itself a legal adversary of Acacia Technologies Group, the holder of patents pertaining to the streaming of audio and video content

Protection From Pornography

Oct 27, 2003 12:00 AM PST
President George Bush formally declared this week "Protection From Pornography Week," a far cry from the original and more misleading title Morality in Media cooked up several months ago that would have given a whole new slant to this week's spotlight on the porn industry

Cop to Marry Porn King

Oct 27, 2003 12:00 AM PST
An unsuspecting bride claims not to have known much about her husband's past. Or at least that's what prosecuting sergeant Gaylene Rogers is telling her superiors regarding her pending marriage to porn producer and distributor Steve Crowe

Spammers Fined Two Million

Oct 27, 2003 12:00 AM PST
A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge fined two spammers $2 million dollars in civil penalties for violating state laws that prohibit unsolicited commercial email, and in doing so sent out a stern warning to commercial emailers that California is getting serious

Texas Convicts Porn Couple

Oct 23, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
In the first federal obscenity case in Texas in more than ten years involving pornography, a jury convicted a couple for selling graphic rape and torture videos from their website. The couple faces up to twenty years in prison

Feds Bust Up Porn Ring in California

Oct 17, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
In yet another child pornography bust, three men were arrested for distributing child pornography over the Internet. The arrests marked the fruition of an eight-month investigation

Anti-Spam Advocates Win and Lose

Oct 15, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
In one of the first lawsuits of its kind, EmarketersAmercia.org, an anonymous group of email marketers, filed a suit in April against three leading anti-spam companies

.XXX Passed Over By FSC

Oct 10, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
In a surprise to many members of the adult industry, the Board of Directors of the Free Speech Coalition (FSC) voted not to support the proposal to add a ".xxx" suffix to the TLD registry, and was not interested in

Bill Gates Fights Child Porn

Oct 8, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
On a whim, Detective Sgt. Paul Gillespie of the Toronto Police Sex Crimes Unit sent a cry for help to multi-billionaire Bill Gates via email. He never expected to hear back.

Air Force Cadet Sentenced

Oct 2, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
Air Force Academy Cadet Sterling Barnes of Topeka, KS, was sentenced today by general court martial for using government computers to run an online porn site from his Air Force Academy dormitory room, and for arranging orgies


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... More »

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:... More »

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... More »
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