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Internet outcry rises after Jay Leno uses a YouTube video without permission and NBC removes it with a copyright claim takedown.
Google opposes UK porn filters, a fake porn profile nets felony charges, Faceporn trumps Facebook and iPads are for porn.
Hunter Moore investigated by FBI, UK porn filter conspiracy theories, Coca Cola vs. porn cybersquatters and Big Porn is sued for patent infringement.
Facebook's IPO lets it use a tax loophole to get up to $3 billion in tax breaks; no need to pay taxes for the forseeable future.
San Francisco denizens are angry that facial-detection cameras placed in bars by nightlife startup app SceneTap go live on Friday.
Privacy activists target pre-IPO Facebook for flash mob protests tomorrow in New York and San Francisco.
Tumblr sued by Perfect 10, Reddit vs. Mitt Romney, Japanese robot butt for spanking, no science for sex addiction.
Seven popular Android photo apps go up against each other in a test to see who's hot, and who's not.
Dot-XXX is a flop, religious websites riskier than porn for viruses, porn cases tossed as judge rules on IP filesharing prosecutions, Japanese porn star is sued for no Twitter follow-back.