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California Appeals Court Declares That Free Internet Porn Isn't 'Unfair Competition' To Pay Sites

Just like the headline says. You can read about the background here:

http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2011/02/free-internet-porn-isnt-unfair-competition-to-pay-sites-appeals-court/

This obviously has beneficial implications for many genres of Internet-based media.

You can read the actual court opinion here:

http://www.leagle.com/xmlResult.aspx?xmldoc=In%20CACO%2020110126040.xml&docbase=CSLWAR3-2007-CURR

Though interestingly enough, the Appeals Court ordered that this opinion NOT be published in its official reports, meaning that lawyers won't be able to cite it as legal precedent in future cases. Why this is the case remains unclear. Perhaps they were simply embarrassed by the subject matter and didn't want to be tagged as being the judges who helped guarantee the continued flow of free porn for all?


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