Latest Obscenity law Stories

2009-07-01 15:53:00

California-based Company Mailed and Distributed Obscene Materials Via the Internet PITTSBURGH, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A California-based company that produced and distributed obscene materials and its owners were sentenced in U.S.

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


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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.