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AOL Adds Video Search with Singingfish
Jul 4, 2005 12:03 PM PDTAmerica Online and its parent Time-Warner launched AOL Video, offering free access to Time-Warner’s catalog of original and licensed media, including movie trailers, music videos and news clips.
Rib Joint Buys Porn Site
Jul 4, 2005 10:17 AM PDTBarbecue chain Sticky Fingers, which manages 15 stores in the Carolinas, Tennessee and Florida, has forked over $6,000 to buy the porn site which shared its name.
Perfect 10 Files Sues Amazon, Alleges Copyright Infringement
Jul 4, 2005 6:01 AM PDTNorman Zada, owner and founder of Perfect 10 Magazine and its accompanying website, has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against Amazon.com for copyright infringement. Zada contends that search engines like Google and others are breeding grounds for copyright infringement.
West Coast Signs Director TB to Exclusive Contract
Jul 3, 2005 12:01 PM PDTWest Coast Productions has signed director TB to an exclusive contract. TB joins a growing stable of directors on West Coast’s exclusive contract list, including L.G. and Alexander Devoe.
Heather Hunter Rap Album Drops Next Week
Jul 3, 2005 6:04 AM PDTFormer Vivid Entertainment contract star Heather Hunter is set to release her first rap album, “Double H: The Unexpected,” on July 12, featuring the talents of Wyclef Jean and produced by DJ Premier and Scott Stortch.
Feds Raid 70 Warez Groups
Jul 2, 2005 12:02 PM PDTCracking down hard on “warez” groups, federal agents completed 70 raids this week as part of “Operation Site Down” and seized more than $50 million worth of pirated videos, games, music and software like Autodesk’s Autocad 2006 and Adobe’s Photoshop.
Role of 2257 Special Master Explained
Jul 2, 2005 6:38 AM PDTWhat on earth is a special master, anyway? That’s a question on a lot of people minds after the Free Speech Coalition delivered a list of its members to a special master for safe keeping in relation to the FSC’s motion against Justice Department enforcement of revised 2257 regulations.
Pipedream Releases 4 New Toys
Jul 1, 2005 11:00 AM PDTToy manufacturer and distributor Pipedream released a rush of new anal stimulation products this week from its Red Light District Toys line and announced plans to debut even more products at the Adult Novelty Manufacturer Expo in Pasadena, Calif., in July, Jennifer Martsolf, director of product development, told XBiz.
As Chinese Open Up About Sex, Government Clamps Down
Jul 1, 2005 10:00 AM PDTWhile China has seen sweeping changes in attitudes and openness about sex and the country has become by far the world’s largest supplier of sex toys, the Chinese government has stepped up efforts to keep its citizens from accessing Internet pornography.
U.S. Reasserts Control Over the Internet
Jun 30, 2005 10:55 PM PDTWith possible consequences including derailment of the proposed .XXX sponsored top-level domain and making ICANN irrelevant, a senior Bush administration official said the federal government will indefinitely retain oversight of the root servers that control traffic on the Internet.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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