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Australia Contemplates Rules for Dial-a-Porn
Apr 10, 2004 9:52 AM PDTAustralian officials are scrambling to draft new rules for providers of new technology that allows cell phone users to connect to adult porn via a 1 (900) number. The porn video images will be available in Australia on next-generation cell phones later this year.
ICANN Claims VeriSign Against Free-Speech
Apr 10, 2004 7:00 AM PDTOn Monday, ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will file a motion designed to block Mountain View, California, based VeriSign's antitrust lawsuit on the basis that the suit violates California's SLAPP law.
Broadband Monopolies to Continue With Order
Apr 9, 2004 2:51 PM PDTA federal appeals court decision that could have forced cable companies to offer customers a choice of high-speed Internet service providers was suspended. Friday’s motion means, for now, that cable providers will continue to have local monopolies over broadband Internet access.
Web Advertising on the Comeback Trail
Apr 9, 2004 2:05 PM PDTInternet companies are finding the good times of advertising are coming back, and market research companies say they should stay. The reason: Marketers are spending more money on the web, hoping to reach young men and teenagers who spend more time online than watching television.
The Naughty Network Launches Ad Sales
Apr 9, 2004 1:30 PM PDT\\"Across our network of sites we power over three million page views per month and can help our sponsors succeed by creating custom campaigns which produce both value and wealth,\\" states Marketing Director and Editor
Copyright Doesn’t Cover All of Internet, Court Rules
Apr 9, 2004 12:12 PM PDTA federal judge has decided that a company's Internet-searching software program did not infringe on copyrights held by another website. The case has been closely watched by U.S. webmasters – both adult and mainstream – because more companies are compiling their own private search engines.
ASACP Sees Spike in Child Porn Suspects
Apr 9, 2004 10:22 AM PDTAdult Sites Against Child Pornography says that the organization saw a dramatic increase in reported child porn cases to authorities. ASACP said it received more than 5,000 suspect child pornography reports in March, an increase of nearly 1,000 from previous months.
Dotmail Waits in the Wings
Apr 9, 2004 8:30 AM PDTThe scramble to introduce new sponsored Top-Level Domains (sTLDs) into pool of web addresses has gotten the Internet community interested in a new web suffix that some industry analysts are saying could potentially help curb the inflow of spam email.
GA Media Signs a Deal with Rainey Stricklin
Apr 8, 2004 4:11 PM PDTGary-Alan, CEO of GA Media Corp announced today that the company has finalized a deal with Rainey Stricklin for its media advertising and webmaster service sales. Rainey will manage the advertising inventory and sales for the company’s entire network.
Clear Channel Fires Howard Stern After FCC Sanction
Apr 8, 2004 3:43 PM PDTClear Channel Communications Inc. fired Howard Stern on Thursday after the Federal Communications Commission proposed $495,000 in indecency fines. Regulators are reserving the right to go after additional fines related to the same show and perhaps others as well.
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