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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
Sender of Porn Email Exonerated
Oct 1, 2003 12:00 AM PDTIn the Swiss capitol of Bern, a high court reversed the fate today of a man accused by his employer of sending pornographic content via email to a person outside of the company
Norway Lifts Adult Video Ban
Oct 1, 2003 12:00 AM PDTFollowing an eighty-year ban, all films that were previously censored from Norwegian cinemas, including feature films and erotica, were officially cleared from the Norwegian board's archives and released for public viewing and purchase
Toledo Priest Sentenced
Sep 30, 2003 12:00 AM PDTAfter finding evidence of child pornography in the home of Father Stephen Rogers eight months ago, the priest was sentenced today in Ohio federal court to 21 months in a North Carolina prison
GoDaddy Files Suit Against VeriSign
Sep 26, 2003 12:00 AM PDTIn the continuing battle against VeriSign's Site Finder service, Go Daddy Software, Inc. is the latest litigant to join in on the fray against the controversial paid advertising service that redirects traffic to its own network
Office Porn Still Uncertain
Sep 23, 2003 12:00 AM PDTThe politics of viewing pornographic content while at work is still fuzzy math, according to researchers, and with the porn industry on the rise, it could be a losing battle as corporations struggle to control what their employees do
ASACP Chats with INHOPE
Sep 23, 2003 12:00 AM PDTJoan Irvine, executive director of Adult Sites Against Child Pornography (ASACP), told XBiz that the commitment to fighting child pornography is dependent on better communication among hotlines.
Alaska to Block Library Porn
Sep 22, 2003 12:00 AM PDTThe adult industry may have found a powerful and profitable niche in the World Wide Web, but many advocates firmly believe that porn does not belong in public libraries
VeriSign Sued for $100 Million
Sep 19, 2003 12:00 AM PDTAn Internet search company contends that Mountain View, Calif.-based VeriSign has been routinely redirecting misspelled IP and email addresses back to its own search site SiteFinder and in doing so has been stealing revenue.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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