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obscenity prosecution for text

2005-10-11 15:41:27.18357+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

I've been following this story for a few days. The details of this are still filling in, and a bit sketchy, but: the red-rose-stories.com site has been shut down, and its operator has been charged with obscenity. The web site hosted only written prose, and from the reports of what the content was I'm not going to defend it based on that, but if this case isn't successful (and it's hard to imagine that it'd hold up to challenges) it will still have a tremendous chilling effect.

It is, however, also possible that not all of the details have leaked out yet.

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#Comment Re: made: 2005-10-14 15:49:19.929409+00 by: Dan Lyke

Daze Reader has a little more, and Pursed Lips talks about about Red Rose Stories and the Max Hardcore cases.