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MTV’s Skins: Underage and Overexposed

On February 1, 2011 By

The world of television teen dramas has historically been populated by actors far past their high school years. Who could forget Luke Perry’s receding hairline while playing a sixteen-year-old on the original Beverly Hills, 90210? New shows like the 90210 remake and Glee have continued the tradition and feature a thirty-one-year-old and a […]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On January 24, 2011 By

In the news. . .

Legal fight over song from “The Fighter” causes trouble for CBS, Beck, the NFL, and Busta Rhymes, among others.

Originally proposed by the telecommunications giant, Verizon now opposes FCC’s net neutrality rules.

IFPI music report sheds new light on impact piracy has on recording […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 12, 2010 By

In the news…

Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.

Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.

Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.

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The children of the late Richard Toelk are claiming that artist Andy Warhol and director Paul Morrissey exploited and abused their father when he was 14, “by filming him while smoking pot and including the footage” in the movie All Aboard to the Dreamland Choo Choo. Claiming $300,000 in damages, the family is […]

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Send Naked Photos and You May be Committing A Felony

On February 7, 2009 By

Has anyone besides me never heard of “sexting”? According to Urban Dictionary, “sexting” (a.k.a. sex texting) is “the act of text messaging someone in the hopes of having a sexual encounter with them later; initially casual, transitioning into highly suggestive and even sexually explicit.” It can include just words or, in many cases, […]

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Comic Book Collector Faces Obscenity Charges

On December 30, 2008 By

Christopher Hadley, a comic book collector, currently faces up to 20 years in prison for possession of manga. Hadley’s collection, which police inspected after he received a shipment of books from Japan that the postal inspector thought contained objectionable content, contained some materials that the government deems “obscene” under the PROTECT Act (18 U.S.C. […]

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While he awaits sentencing, a convicted pornographer continues blogging from his jail cell. Convicted two years ago on charges stemming from distribution of child pornography, he faces up to fifteen years in jail. He posts to as often as he can, via phone calls to friends and relatives who transcribe his words […]

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In a ruling affirming the rights and privileges of journalists, Cook County (Illinois) Criminal Judge Vincent Gaughan determined that music critic Jim DeRogatis was protected by the Fifth Amendment and, therefore, could not be compelled to testify in the R. Kelly child pornography case.

DeRogatis’ actions are largely responsible […]

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