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obscene content

Man convicted for hijacking ex-girlfriend's MySpace account

arstechnica.com
After breaking up with her boyfriend of two and a half years, an Illinois woman began to notice obscene messages being posted from her MySpace account. One post included her contact information and a picture of her in a thong. Another read: "Need a blow job? My dad buys...
Man convicted for hijacking ex-girlfriend's MySpace account

Chinese government orders Apple to remove 'obscene content' from its App Store

www.engadget.com
As a part of a sweep that cited some 198 websites, China government officials directed Apple to remove obscene content listed in its App Store in the country. Apple recently faced criticism about, and eventually apologized for, its warranty policy in China. The Financial Times reported an app was...
Chinese government orders Apple to remove 'obscene content' from its App Store

Geotargeting And The Slippery Slope To Fragmenting The Internet With Localized Censorship

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For years we've talked about the challenges a global internet creates for legal questions that are based on more limited jurisdictions. As different countries start to deal with this, there has been some fragmenting of a global internet in the form of country-wide censorship, such as those seen in the...
Geotargeting And The Slippery Slope To Fragmenting The Internet With Localized Censorship

China raps Apple once again, but this time over porn distribution

gigaom.com
Apple is under scrutiny again by the Chinese government, but not for poor customer service: it’s for pornography. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that an ongoing investigation is underway, which has caught up with Apple and other other small companies for providing ways to access pornographic content. According to...
China raps Apple once again, but this time over porn distribution

Why A Case Testing The Theory That Porn Cannot Be Covered By Copyright Could Be Important

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It really was just a few months ago, that we noted an interesting footnote in a legal ruling, in which a judge speculated briefly on the question of whether or not porn can be covered by copyright. There have been a few courts that have suggested, in fact, that pornography...
Why A Case Testing The Theory That Porn Cannot Be Covered By Copyright Could Be Important
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