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'Phisher' Goes to Jail
May 19, 2004 10:06 AM PDTA man who sent misleading emails to consumers pretending to represent the billing departments for AOL and PayPal was sentenced this week to nearly four years in prison.
Gay Totemcash Is Launched
May 19, 2004 9:56 AM PDTThe brand new gay.totemcash.com is designed to serve webmasters specializing in the gay niche.
Wicked Bucks Links With Pictures Unit
May 19, 2004 9:35 AM PDTWicked Bucks is now paying affiliate webmasters for signups they send to WickedPictures.com. Affiliates only need to do put up a link.
Hooters Manager Busted for Voyeurism
May 19, 2004 8:05 AM PDTA former general manager of a new Hooters restaurant faces up to 19 years in state prison for allegedly secretly taping 14 applicants as they changed into waitress uniforms during job interviews. The man pleaded not guilty to all charges and was held on $500,000 bail.
Pornslinga's 'Hot Rats' Trailer Debuts
May 18, 2004 1:40 PM PDTPornslinga Productions has posted a trailer of “Hot Rats,” its first feature to be released under a new deal with International Film Group North America. Pornslinga marketing chief Joe Barnum told XBiz that the posting is so popular, the company’s servers have slowed down.
Golden Circle Entertainment Formed
May 18, 2004 1:23 PM PDTGay adult talent manager David Forest and straight male performer Dale Dabone have formed Golden Circle Entertainment, a new talent management firm.
Silvercash Has 2 New Reality Sites
May 18, 2004 12:42 PM PDTSilvercash announced the release of two new reality sites – Super Twink and Video Seekers.
FBI Investigates Stolen Source Code
May 18, 2004 12:36 PM PDTAfter reporting yesterday that a portion of its core software code had shown up on the Internet, Cisco Systems Inc., the maker of some of the core elements that direct computer traffic over the Internet, is now investigating whether the code was stolen.
Hardcore Firm Fulcrum Studio Launches
May 18, 2004 11:50 AM PDTHardcore photography and video company Fulcrum Studio has opened its doors.
Firing Ruled Justified After Employer Finds Porn on Laptop
May 18, 2004 11:05 AM PDTA court has ruled that the use of an employer's laptop to download pornographic material violates the employer's computer-use policy even where those downloads may have taken place off-premises and after working hours.
WEB / TECH NEWS
E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools
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Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance
Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality...