Stories by Ethan Smith

Anti-porn groups want a hardcore response

Representatives of nearly a dozen anti-pornography organizations will meet with U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft this week, hoping to persuade him to step up the U.S. Department of Justice's prosecution of obscenity cases, an area they say was all but ignored during the Clinton administration.

Fab 4.0

Found in a dumpster outside MP3.com Inc.'s San Diego headquarters, hours after Judge Jed S. Rakoff's Sept. 6 ruling against the company.

All Work And No Pay

Greed may be the quintessential sin of the Internet age, but recently a number of dot-commers have found themselves acting downright charitable, donating valuable time and services to needy causes. The beneficiaries of these individuals' newfound largesse? Their employers.