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Shane’s World Launches Affiliate Program
Oct 29, 2004 1:01 PM PDTShane’s World Studios has announced the launch of their new affiliate program, Shane’s World Cash.
IBill Adopts Virtual Visa
Oct 29, 2004 1:00 PM PDTThe ongoing saga of iBill's attempts to remain in the online adult transaction processing business took a surprise turn Friday when customers began receiving email notifications about changes to their subscription status.
Bottle Rocket Babes Joins Crazy Bank
Oct 29, 2004 12:36 PM PDTBOTTLE ROCKET BABES TEAMS UP WITH CRAZY BANK!!
Porn Horror Video Causes Processor Problems
Oct 29, 2004 12:00 PM PDTBurning Angel has patched up a potential toxic wound after CCBill said the New York-based company’s “Re-Penetrator” video was “non-compliant due to depictions of extreme violence.” CCBill wanted Burning Angel to remove “all images and/or movies involving blood.”
Superintendent, LAUSD Sue Adult Webmaster
Oct 29, 2004 10:00 AM PDTSuperintendent Roy Romer and the Los Angeles Unified School District sued a man Thursday for setting up gay adult websites on a variety of domains named after L.A. government officials.
Paycom Becomes Firefox Donor
Oct 28, 2004 3:38 PM PDTAfter quickly gaining attention from the open-source community and disgruntled Microsoft users alike, the Firefox web browser garnered recent support from Paycom.net, one of the leading adult industry third-party billing processors.
Picasso Stolen From Erotic Museum
Oct 28, 2004 2:43 PM PDTIn a scene straight out of the "Thomas Crown Affair," the Erotic Museum was victim to a crime that police say had all the markings of a professional art heist. The thief struck during business hours on Tuesday and made away with an original Picasso etching titled "Block 1664.”
Nintendo Claims SuicideGirls Diluted Trademark
Oct 28, 2004 1:20 PM PDTGoth girl-website SuicideGirls.com received an email from a law firm on Monday, claiming that a user’s profile was infringing on Nintendo trademarks by listing Metroid and Zelda as his favorite video games. The infringement came from the profile of a member named RuneLateralus.
New Jersey Sex Shop Offers 'Porn For Food' Thanksgiving Program
Oct 28, 2004 1:00 PM PDTNew Jersey-based adult store Playtime and Operation Vibration are offering good Samaritans a special incentive to help out their fellow man during the Thanksgiving season – for every can of food brought in to their store before Nov. 22, customers get a free porn DVD.
Company Allowed to Copy Vendor’s Embedded Source Code
Oct 28, 2004 11:00 AM PDTA federal court has ruled that a company can copy its own source code to extract its data that is embedded in a licensor’s custom software. The U.S. District Court held that several “fair use" factors set out in the federal Copyright Act support the conclusion.
WEB / TECH NEWS
Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment
The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The...
Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots
Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly...