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AOL UK To Offer Cheaper Broadband
Apr 29, 2004 11:41 AM PDTFollowing in the footsteps of other European Internet Service Providers, AOL UK announced plans Thursday to offer an entry-level broadband service for less money.
Porn Chicken 'The Way You Like It'
Apr 29, 2004 11:30 AM PDTSex and chicken may not be an immediate association the average consumer would make right off the bat, but a Burger King ad campaign that used a porn chicken and faux webcam website to launch one of the more successful fast food marketing strategies in recent years is scheduled to launch the second half of its campaign on television this weekend.
ASACP’S Joan Irvine To Be Guest On ALYTV
Apr 29, 2004 11:27 AM PDTASACP is an organization helping the adult site industry make a difference in the battle against child pornography. AlyTV is a groundbreaking, weekly, hour-long online video show targeted to an audience of webmasters who work in the online adult entertainment industry.
AskJolene.com Introduces Keyword Advertising
Apr 29, 2004 8:54 AM PDT>"This is a major leap forward. Keyword targeted advertisment has become the norm on the regular web, and with good reason. Now it's time for the adult web to follow suit." says CEO Toine Verheul.
Court OKs Gripe Site With Similar Domain Name
Apr 29, 2004 8:19 AM PDTAn appeals court has reversed a lower court decision finding a website operator liable for trademark infringement when he posted a gripe site against a business. The court said a domain name resembling another was not liable because it did not make commercial use of the trademark.
U.S. Files Criminal Charges Over Spam
Apr 28, 2004 4:49 PM PDTThe Federal Trade Commission plans to announce Thursday the first criminal prosecutions under the government's new "can spam" legislation. Four Internet entrepreneurs have been accused of disguising their identities in millions of email sales pitches for weight-loss products.
Lightspeedcash Introduces ePassporte
Apr 28, 2004 4:11 PM PDTLightspeedcash, famous for treating its’ affiliates like gold, is once again at the forefront of the adult internet, offering affiliates yet another convenient method of payment for their sales. In addition to checks and wires, Lightspeed now offers the ePassporte payment option for sales generated to any of its’ 30 high converting web sites.
ACLU Challenges Patriot Act
Apr 28, 2004 3:05 PM PDTThe American Civil Liberties Union went public with grievances over the constitutionality of the Patriot Act and a sealed court case involving the “National Security Letter” power, which authorizes the FBI to obtain sensitive customer records from businesses.
H2oh Hosting Launches Unmetered Bandwidth Dedicated Servers
Apr 28, 2004 2:15 PM PDTH2oh Hosting, web hosting company for the adult industry, is pleased to announce the launch of it’s dedicated hosting service. In a continuing effort to bring unique and effective solutions to adult webmasters, H2oh Hosting’s dedicated servers are now available in both 10mbps and 100mbps unmetered bandwidth allotments.
Patent Office May Restructure
Apr 28, 2004 11:57 AM PDTIn a report from the National Research Council, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is due for a major restructuring, or at the very least some intervention from Congress or outside agencies to avoid compromising the integrity of the patent-issuing process.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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