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AEBN Stands Against Acacia
Oct 30, 2003 12:00 AM PSTThe 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 PSTPresident 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 PSTAn 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 PSTA 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 PDTIn 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 PDTIn 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 PDTIn 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 PDTIn 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 PDTOn 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 PDTAir 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
WEB / TECH NEWS
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...
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