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Red Light District Offers 3-D Porn World
Jun 14, 2004 10:22 AM PDTThe mainstreaming of porn has reached new levels with Red Light World, a newly released 3-D virtual world in which players can interact with other players in porn cyberspace, and where webmasters can lease virtual storefronts to market products, services, and website content.
IronPort Speeds Up Response to Viruses
Jun 14, 2004 9:57 AM PDTIronPort Systems Inc. plans to announce Monday a new early-warning technique that allows a quicker response against computer viruses, promising to reduce the impact of malicious programs.
Women in Adult Shine at Cybernet Expo
Jun 13, 2004 9:00 AM PDTFounded two years ago by Holly Moss of HMoss Consulting, the non-for-profit organization has been swift in its goal to create a first-ever infrastructure for women representing all aspects of the adult entertainment industry.
Legal Problems With Online Liquor Sales
Jun 13, 2004 8:00 AM PDTIt's a "problem" that teens have tried to solve for generations – "How to buy alcohol before they're of legal age?" Today's teens have an advantage over their predecessors, however: the Internet.
The Current State of Billing at Cybernet Expo
Jun 12, 2004 9:00 AM PDTWhile the billing panel featured the standard lineup of major online adult payment processing companies, moderator Brandon Shalton made a point on the third day of Trade Show Productions' webmaster event to encourage the audience to explore issues not previously discussed on other panels.
Pivotal Settles With Titan Over Alleged Infringement
Jun 11, 2004 3:50 PM PDTGay adult site operator Titan Media told XBiz Friday that it has settled a copy infringement case over the alleged use of unauthorized photos by the operators of KeepStill.com.
COPA Decision Due by End of the Month
Jun 11, 2004 2:21 PM PDTWithin the next three weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide what to do with the Child Online Protection Act, or COPA. The decision will have high impact for all online adult operators, as the justices weigh whether COPA violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Defense Attorneys Troubled by Acacia’s ‘Repeated Threats’
Jun 11, 2004 12:46 PM PDTAcacia Media Technologies is attempting to widen the scope of claims against online adult companies that use video content. But defense attorneys for more than a dozen online adult operators filed briefs in U.S. District Court saying they are troubled by Acacia’s “repeated threats.”
Comcast Selectively Blocking ‘Port 25’
Jun 11, 2004 10:40 AM PDTComcast Corp. says that it is selectively blocking “Port 25,” which has become a network loophole commonly exploited by spammers. The nation's largest broadband Internet service, which has more than 5.7 million subscribers, said it has implemented blocks based on subscriber accounts with the most outbound activity.
Sex Z Pictures Hosts Party Next Week
Jun 11, 2004 10:09 AM PDTSex Z Pictures will host the “Sinful Porn Star Party” for the adult industry next Friday at the Xes nightclub in Hollywood.
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