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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

Sender of Porn Email Exonerated

Oct 1, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
In 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 PDT
Following 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 PDT
After 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 PDT
In 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 PDT
The 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


Sep 23, 2003 12:00 AM PDT
Joan 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 PDT
The 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 PDT
An 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.


Manufacturers Take Action Against Counterfeit Sex Toys

The mainstreaming of pleasure products is proving to be a blessing and a curse for the sex toy industry. As the demand for pleasure products continues to grow, manufacturers are seeing an increase of counterfeiters... More »

Trends in Paysite Design, Content Delivery

Given the highly visual nature of adult entertainment, it is no surprise that many paysites have shown design-forward approaches — some skirting the bleeding edge, while others sought stability over... More »

Surviving Affiliates Seem to Be Thriving

Long a mainstay of traffic generation for adult website owners and monetization channel for tech savvy marketers, “sponsor programs” have delivered countless millions of dollars to affiliates... More »
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