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FCC To Ban 'Indecent' Words

Jan 16, 2004 12:00 AM PST
The FCC is fed up with the amount of profanity and 'indecency' coming over the airwaves and is supporting a bill that will ban certain words from television and radio that relate to excrement, sex, and parts of the body

Acacia Secures European Patents

Jan 14, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Acacia has secured 14 additional DMT patents that cover a wider swath of Europe, including the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, and the Netherlands

Child Porn Cases Soar In UK

Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM PST
In a study titled 'Child Pornography, Child Abuse and the Internet,' children's charity organization NCH recently compiled pedophile data into a comprehensive report that blames the U.S. and mobile technology as faciliators of child porn

Titan Media Slams Kazaa

Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Titan Media, and parent company Io Group, sent a scathing letter to the U.S. Senate accusing Kazaa of doing little, if nothing, to control the amount of freely traded pornography files that end up in the hands of underage users

Cartoon Ruled 'Obscene'

Jan 13, 2004 12:00 AM PST
A Japanese publisher was sentenced to one year in jail for distributing 'obscene' literature in the form of manga cartoons, the magazine version of anime. The title of the magazine in question is known as 'Honey Room'

SexBiz Legal Seminars Pack A Punch

Jan 12, 2004 12:00 AM PST
The SexBiz Legal Seminars offered a wealth of information for webmasters interested in knowing the laws and ordinances that could potentially put them in jail, in addition to a 93-page legal overview of the seminar’s curriculum

ACLU Challenges Child Porn Law

Jan 8, 2004 12:00 AM PST
The American Civil Liberties Union went out on a limb this week to challenge a recently enacted child pornography law claiming that the sweep of the new law is far too broad

Legal Update Pinpoints Issues

Jan 7, 2004 12:00 AM PST
Nearing the finale of Internext, the ‘Legal Update’ seminar delivered a straight and sobering message to the crowd of attendees. However, unlike previous years, the room was only filled to around 60 percent capacity

Patent Round Up At Internext

Jan 6, 2004 12:00 AM PST
While the pool of experts in the adult world that know patent issues inside and out is still small, it is a thoroughly informed group, three of whom appeared on Internext’s ‘Lowdown On Patents’ panel

Alabama Softens Obscenity Law

Jan 2, 2004 12:00 AM PST
After coming under fire for having one of the toughest obscenity laws in the nation, an Alabama Supreme Court amended the law by ruling that a person can only be convicted of obscenity once for possessing "obscene material"

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