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Supremes Decline to Decide Restitution Amount in Kid Porn Case

In one of the more challenging cases that's likely to come before the U.S. Supreme Court this term, a slim majority of its members has remanded to the trial court the question of just how much restitution defendant Doyle Randall Paroline, convicted of possessing child pornography, should have to pay to the now-grown child, 'Amy Unknown,' who appeared in two of the images Paroline possessed. read full story...
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New FCC Rules Signal End to Net Neutrality Battle

New rules will be proposed tomorrow "that would allow content companies to pay Internet service providers for special access to consumers." read full story...



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Chinese Porn Identification Officer Says Job Sickens Him

Video game blog Kotaku has posted a story about the Chinese pornography identification officer who has watched so much porn it is making him sick at heart. read full story...
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JPMorgan Chase Closes Porn Star Accounts, Citing... 'Ethics'!?!

And now, it looks like JPMorgan Chase (hereafter "Chase") has climbed back on its "moral" high horse and canceled the accounts of dozens of adult performers, including Teagan Presley and Dakota Skye—and according to mainstream media scribe Perez Hilton, Chase will be closing "quite a few bank accounts… and they all belong to people in the adult film industry!" read full story...
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Porn Star Arrested in Miami on Animal Cruelty Charges

An adult actress who was arrested by police on Wednesday as she was boarding a plane at Miami International Airport has been charged with five felony counts of cruelty to animals. read full story...
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China Launches 'Cleaning the Web 2014' Campaign

The Chinese government on Sunday launched yet another campaign to discourage the proliferation of online porn. read full story...
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UK Group Starts Indiegogo Campaign to Fight Internet Censors

The UK Open Rights Group is seeking £12,000 via an Indiegogo campaign in order to make an short film designed to inform and influence people regarding ISP-level filters read full story...
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Petition Seeks to Oust Weinstein as President of AHF

Now, the very group that AHF claims mainly to serve—the gay community—is up in arms about Weinstein having said of Truvada, a combination of anti-retrovirals tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine, "a party drug." And one of AHF's own contractors, Eric Paul Leue, who was recently crowned Mr. Los Angeles Leather, has started a petition to have Weinstein thrown out as AHF's president. read full story...
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Gay Sex Is Legal But Louisiana Is Too 'Moral' For That

Hey, just because something is legal in the eyes of the U.S. Supreme Court doesn't mean it's okay for citizens of Louisiana, is the apparent logic employed by the Louisiana House of Representatives in voting down HB 12. That bill, introduced by Rep. Patricia Haynes Smith, would have rewritten the state's anti-sodomy law, Revised Statute (R.S.) 14:89 and 89.1(A), enacted in 1805, and added a section allowing enforcement of the remaining provisions even absent a cumshot. read full story...
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Circuit Clarifies 'Presumptive Floor' for CP Victim Restitution

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down a ruling yesterday that reversed a $1 million award granted by a district court to the victim of a man who had pled guilty to one count of producing child pornography. read full story...
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