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Calif. Senate Greenlights Anti-Piracy Bill
May 20, 2004 1:15 PM PDTThe California Senate approved a bill this week that could put a damper on businesses and individuals that distribute copyrighted material for profit.
Former Playboy Editor Sues; Awards Show Slated for Monday
May 20, 2004 12:54 PM PDTIn Playboy’s search for younger readers ages 18 to 34, a former editor alleges he was tossed from the publication because of age. Meanwhile, the Playboy Foundation said it will recognize winners of the 25th Anniversary Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards at a Monday dinner.
Electacash Offering Canadian Check Processing
May 20, 2004 11:33 AM PDTElectracash Inc. announced today that they have been granted the permission from the Canadian Payments Association and the Toronto Dominion Bank to offer Canadian check processing for their merchant base.
BChosting in Deal With Edge
May 20, 2004 11:24 AM PDTCombining the performance and reliability of BChosting.com servers with the industry specialization of Edge Productions creates a winning combination.
Father of the Web Denounces New sTLDs
May 20, 2004 9:40 AM PDTThe founder of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, recently knighted by the Queen of England, denounced the introduction of new sponsored Top-Level Domains (sTLDs) Wednesday at the13th annual International World Wide Web Conference.
Markman Hearing Recesses Until July
May 20, 2004 8:30 AM PDTIn the ongoing legal battle between Acacia Research Corp. and adult Internet defendants, the Markman Hearing recessed around 3 p.m. Wednesday, ending a day early after only two days of patent presentations by opposing attorneys. The pre-trial hearings were recessed until July.
TopBucks Adds Gay, Anal Niche Sites
May 19, 2004 3:42 PM PDTFinding success in streaming gay reality sites, TopBucks said Wednesday it added GayBlindDateSex.com, which includes blind-date storylines. The company also launched HerFirstAnalSex.com, which provides streaming media of anal virgins.
Super High-Speed Fiber Coming Soon
May 19, 2004 1:33 PM PDTIf you live in Keller, Texas, you will be one of the lucky ones. Why so? Verizon Communications Inc. will be rolling out fiber-optic Internet access that will essentially give you lightening-fast service.
Max Hardcore on Obscenity Victory
May 19, 2004 12:58 PM PDTThe following is my statement concerning my recent victory on obscenity charges over the State of California, brought by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office, represented by Michelle Anderson.
Feds Ramp Up Obscenity Strategy
May 19, 2004 12:39 PM PDTMembers of the adult entertainment industry have long speculated that a flurry of federal obscenity prosecutions have been teetering over their heads ever since President George Bush took office in 2000.
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