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Alleged Mobsters Plead to Adult Internet Fraud
Feb 15, 2005 2:00 PM PSTSix men allegedly associated with organized crime, including the son of an imprisoned Gambino consiglieri, pleaded guilty on Monday to taking part in the largest consumer fraud in U.S. history and bilking consumers out of more than $650 million in false Internet and phone charges.
F.O.X.E. 14: All Thrills, No Frills
Feb 15, 2005 12:30 PM PSTThe 14th annual Fans of X-Rated Entertainment Awards will be held this Sunday, Feb. 20, at the Mayflower Ballroom in Inglewood, Calif., giving fans an opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite adult performers.
FlyntDigital Launches HustlerVOD
Feb 15, 2005 10:57 AM PSTHustler's FlyntDigital entered the booming video-on-demand market with the launch of HustlerVOD.com, which features content from the respective libraries of Hustler and VCA, including the "Deep Inside Series," "Barely Legal," "Busty Beauties" and "The Sopornos."
Smashbucks Uses NATS Affliate System
Feb 15, 2005 9:57 AM PSTSMASHBUCKS IS GOOD AND JUST GOT BETTER – MOVES TO NATS SYSTEM
Women In Adult Welcomes GUBA
Feb 15, 2005 9:44 AM PSTGUBA, a search option site is the newest sponsor of Women In Adult http://guba.com. Women In Adult was created by women for the industry to help support and empower all women who work in all facets of adult.
Orange UK Institutes Porn Filter
Feb 15, 2005 7:07 AM PSTIn keeping with a mobile adult classification framework set in place by the newly formed Independent Mobile Classification Body, Orange UK has officially instituted a filtering system to restrict access to porn content.
Group Revises Mobile Web Guidelines
Feb 15, 2005 6:00 AM PSTThe Liberty Alliance Project has released Mobile Business Guidelines 2.0 to help service providers deploy secure mobile web services. The document deals with issues such as quality standards, risk management, liability and dispute-resolution policies.
Brownback Schedules Another Washington Porn Summit
Feb 14, 2005 3:59 PM PSTU.S. Senator Sam Brownback, one of the leading politicians involved with the anti-pornography movement, has scheduled another congressional hearing for Wednesday, this time to examine the implications of the recently dismissed federal obscenity charges leveled at Extreme Associates.
More Charges Filed in Summers Murder
Feb 14, 2005 2:31 PM PSTNine additional charges are now being filed against photographer’s assistant Jennifer Mitkus, including abuse of a corpse, in connection with the murder early last year of adult star Taylor Summers, and, according to media reports, Mitkus did not show up for a court hearing late last week and is being considered a fugitive from the law.
Study: Security Fears Hurting Web Businesses
Feb 14, 2005 1:26 PM PSTAs Americans become more aware of risks of identity theft and computer attacks, they are less likely to share personal information or make transactions online, according to a study released today. More than half believe passwords alone don't provide adequate security.
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Could Adult Content Be Banned?
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