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Shock Porn Director Ira Isaacs Sentenced To 4 Years Under Obscenity Laws Shock Porn Director Ira Isaacs Sentenced To 4 Years Under Obscenity Laws
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It’s rare that we get an obscenity conviction in the American legal systems these days. Compared to the early 20th century, people are far less likely to find content “obscene.” One porn director, however, was found on the wrong side …

US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Butts, Cuss Words US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Butts, Cuss Words

The Supreme Court of the United States has unanimously dismissed some fines divvied out to television broadcasters by the Federal Communications Commission due to cussing and the occasional frame or two of nudity. The court sided with the broadcasters because …

When All Else Fails, Ask The Google

Internet obscenity trials are all the rage these days, what with the recent antics of a particular federal judge in the news. In another such case being tried in Florida, a defense attorney has turned to Google Trends to tell him whether a certain kind of content really "violates community standards."