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Smartphone Sector Exploding, Analysts Say
Aug 27, 2004 3:21 PM PDTThe smartphone mobile craze is about to balloon, said market research firm In-Stat/MDR in a recent report, pointing to the smartphone as the next cash cow for content and software providers. After several years of slow adoption rates, shipments of smartphones are expected to rise by almost 50 percent over the next five years.
FSC Responds to 2257
Aug 27, 2004 2:08 PM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition has filed its public comment to the Justice Department’s proposed changes to 2257 regulations. The 23-page response of the adult industry’s trade association includes recommendations as to how Justice’s proposals regarding the adult material and recordkeeping labeling law can be more practical and secure.
Pentagon Suspected of Porn Bombing
Aug 27, 2004 12:12 PM PDTThe Defense Department is suspected of bombarding a Wisconsin website with porn. As a result, KenoshaOnline has been forced to shut down its anonymous posting forum. The site's administrator, John Norquist, estimated that there have been up to 300 porn bomb attacks so far.
VeriSign Loses ICANN Lawsuit
Aug 27, 2004 11:04 AM PDTThe Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers claimed victory in a legal battle with domain registrar VeriSign after a federal judge dismissed claims that ICANN had misused its power as the Internet's governing body.
Dickmans Design Launches v3
Aug 27, 2004 10:09 AM PDTWith a completely out of the box design and brand new services, Dickmans Design v3 is creating a lot of hype in the adult industry!
Paris Hilton Gets Literary
Aug 27, 2004 9:32 AM PDTParis Hilton, who has reached the pinnacle of celebrity status based on numerous high profile tabloid gaffs, party-hopping, modeling stints, product endorsements, and a reality-based television show, is set to scribe a 198-page memoir on her life, family, and experiences as a jet-set socialite.
Team Cybermed Offers Affiliate Bonus
Aug 27, 2004 9:21 AM PDTTeam Cybermed announces new bonus prizes and Las Vegas Giveaway contest.
Platinum Bucks Announces New Sites
Aug 26, 2004 4:58 PM PDTPlatinum Bucks is pleased to launch Moms Need Cash.com and Reality Porn Pass.com
ASACP Sees Rise in Child Porn Reports
Aug 26, 2004 3:45 PM PDTAdult Sites Against Child Pornography is receiving an increased number of reports regarding the online sexual exploitation of minors. However, while the volume of reporting on child porn sites has gone up, the actual number of the validated reports that ASACP has sent on to authorities and hotlines has decreased.
AdultDigitalMedia.com Readies for Launch
Aug 26, 2004 2:47 PM PDTSin City Digital offshoot AdultDigitalMedia.com tossed its hat into the content aggregator ring Thursday with plans to go live on Aug. 30. Company co-founder Win Dunseath told XBiz that Adult Digital Media is a timely service for the online adult industry that will provide significant savings for webmasters.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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