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2009-02-03 15:02:06

A New Delhi high court judge has dismissed an obscenity charge against a married couple in India who kissed in public, observers say. Wondering how police could have brought charges against an expression of love by a young married couple, Judge S.

2009-01-05 16:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to news sources, on Monday China launched a crackdown on Internet pornography, targeting online portals and search engines such as Google.

2008-12-29 17:31:00

WASHINGTON and PENSACOLA, Fla., Dec.

2008-11-05 06:00:13

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON -- In the staid red velvet, white marble setting of the Supreme Court, the justices talked about dirty words Tuesday -- but used none.

2008-10-03 21:00:09

WASHINGTON - A 50-year-old Altadena man was sentenced on Friday to 46-months in prison for violating federal obscenity laws. Paul F.

2008-10-03 15:00:11

A man accused of blogging about the fictional rape and slaying of the pop group Girls Aloud is being prosecuted under Britain's Obscene Publications Act.

2008-09-16 21:00:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Florida producer has been charged by a federal grand jury in Billings, Mont., with distributing obscene DVDs through the mails, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Matthew Friedrich and U.S.

2008-09-02 09:15:00

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 2 September CENSORSHIP 400 websites shut down The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Ministry has detected more than 1,200 websites that violated the Computer Crime Act -of which 344 had content deemed insulting to the monarchy.

2008-06-27 09:02:46

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, June 26: ___ On Dec. 5, 1962, comedian Lenny Bruce was arrested in a Chicago nightclub _ not for fighting or flinging beer bottles but for obscenity.

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2008-06-25 06:05:00

In a novel approach, the defense in an obscenity trial in Florida plans to use publicly accessible Google search data to try to persuade jurors that their neighbors have broader interests than they might have thought.


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