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FCC To Ban 'Indecent' Words
Jan 16, 2004 12:00 AM PSTThe 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 PSTAcacia 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 PSTIn 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 PSTTitan 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 PSTA 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 PSTThe 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 PSTThe 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 PSTNearing 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 PSTWhile 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 PSTAfter 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"
OPINIONS & VIEWS
Adult Industry Keeps Fighting On
On Nov. 8, we had one of the most momentous — and to political observers, improbable — victories in the history of our industry. We defeated, by popular vote, a purportedly progressive measure...
Finding the Right Payment Business Model
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