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Pakistan Mulling Ban On Obscene Words In Text Messages
2011-11-21 14:04:05

A move to ban a long list of so-called “dirty words” from all text messages by the Pakistan Telecommunications Association (PTA) has been delayed by Pakistani mobile operators today who are seeking for further clarification from the telecoms authority. The PTA instructed mobile operators to block more than 1,000 words and phrases it deemed obscene from text messages on Pakistani-owned cell phones today. The list of words, obtained by French news agency AFP, included such racy...

2011-08-03 13:33:00

Attorney General Holder Should Enforce the Law WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News that the first hard-core porn company is now in business on the XXX domain caused Morality in Media today to call for an investigation of ICM Registry, the company behind the XXX domain, for possible violations of federal laws prohibiting distribution of hard-core obscene Internet pornography. "Title 18 United States Code Sections 1462 and 1465 prohibit distribution of hard-core,...

2011-06-30 13:37:00

In the news release, "Second Phase of National Morality in Media Effort Launched: Stop NBC From Exploiting Women and Promoting Porn with 'The Playboy Club' This Fall," issued 30-Jun-2011 by Morality in Media over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the headline should read "Second Phase of War on Illegal Pornography National Effort Launched: Stop NBC From Exploiting Women and Promoting Porn with 'The Playboy Club' This Fall" rather than "Second Phase of National Morality in...

2011-06-09 12:30:00

Effort Seeks To Make It Unprofitable For NBC To Exploit Women WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NBC is contributing to the sexual objectification and exploitation of women and encouraging greater acceptance of pornography with its soon-to-be-aired series, "The Playboy Club," according to The Coalition for the War on Illegal Pornography, which is launching a full-scale effort to stop the show from being profitable. "Since the 50s, sleazy Hugh Hefner and his Playboy...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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