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2011-04-08 07:03:00

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to protect American families from an onslaught of indecency on network television, the U.S. Department of Justice must appeal the July 2010 2nd Circuit decision in Fox Television Stations, et al., v.

2011-02-23 10:00:00

John Stagliano to 'Pornography Harms': Get Your Facts Straight! LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2010-04-22 19:04:00

President and Director of Corporation Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Webe Web Corporation, a Florida corporation and the registered owner of several websites, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of conspiracy to produce child pornography and 16 counts of transporting child pornography, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A.

2010-04-16 10:44:00

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a U.S.

2009-09-11 14:19:00

Authorities in Winona, Minn., said a man was cited under a seldom-enforced 1887 city code banning profanity in public. Police said Lucas Charles Wilcox, 19, allegedly shouted vulgarities at police who gave him a ticket for drinking at a party Wednesday, resulting in citations for swearing in public

2009-07-15 16:46:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind case, Chilton County, Ala., resident Jerry Alan Penton, age 37, was sentenced today to 480 months in federal prison under a new federal law that targets the use of child pornography to break down a child's defenses to illegal sexual contact - a practice commonly known as grooming.

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.

2009-04-01 18:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rudy Frabizio, 46, of Acton, Mass., was convicted today of possession of child pornography, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Michael J.

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.