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2010-11-10 06:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The exploitation of our nation's children is a major and rapidly escalating problem. Just recently, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction. Some forms of child exploitation outlined in the strategy included on-line sexual solicitation and enticement, pornography and other threats. Earlier this year, the DOJ Office of Justice...

2010-04-28 11:33:00

PLANO, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today in Salazar v. Buono in a 5-4 ruling that a lower court must correct its ruling to tear down the 75-year-old Mojave War Memorial cross, currently covered with a plywood box. The WWI monument has been at the center of decade-long legal battle because it is in the shape of a cross and sits on public property in the middle of 1.6 million acres of desert in the Mojave National Preserve. "It is a disgrace that...

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. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance of the Northern District of Alabama....

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. District Court in Pittsburgh today for violating federal obscenity laws, U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan announced. U.S. District Judge Gary L. Lancaster sentenced Extreme Associates, Inc., co-owners Robert Zicari, aka Rob Black, 35, and his wife,...

2009-02-21 14:12:06

A federal appellate court in San Francisco says a lower court judge's ruling against a California ban on selling video games to minors was correct. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the statewide ban, which has yet to be enforced, is unconstitutional because video game content represents free speech that cannot be censored without proper justification, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday. The government may not restrict speech in order to control a minor'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. Muralidhar quashed the criminal proceedings against the 28-year-old man and his 23-year-old wife, the BBC reported Tuesday. New Delhi city officials had begun criminal proceedings against the couple for sitting in an objectionable position near a...

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2009-01-21 14:05:17

On Wednesday, the government lost its final attempt to revive a federal law intended to protect children from sexual material and other objectionable content on the Internet. The Supreme Court ruled that they will not consider reviving the Child Online Protection Act. This law has been conflicted in court challenges since it passed in 1998 and never took effect, while lower federal courts struck down this act as unconstitutional.  This law would have kept Web sites from making harmful...

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. According to a statement issued by NPR, "The crackdown focused on pornography but is part of a larger Chinese effort to control freedom of expression..." Robert Peters, President of Morality in Media, issued the following statement: China is to be commended for cracking down on Internet...

2008-10-17 21:00:07

European investigators believe that terrorist groups are using child pornography Web sites to pass coded information, The Times of London reports. Italian police found computer child pornography during a 2001 raid on a mosque in Milan, the newspaper said. British investigators made similar discoveries in 2006 in two raids. The Metropolitan Police are working on a pilot research program to look at possible links between terrorism and pornography, sources told The Times. This might...


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  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.