• Online Linking Can Be Copyright Infringement, Judge Rules

    A federal Judge in New York has ruled that an embedded Tweet can be a copyright infringement, rejecting the theory that copyright liability rests with the entity that hosts the infringing content, not someone who simply links...

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  • Ex-Quinn Emanuel Lawyers Start Boutique

    Philippe Selendy, Faith Gay, and eight other partners from Quinn Emanuel’s New York office have opened a new boutique law firm. The other attorneys include the former co-chair of Quinn Emanuel’s investment fund litigation practice, David Elsberg,...

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  • New Civil Rights Mission For DOJ

    The Jeff Sessions DOJ has created a new division of the Office of Civil Rights, the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, dedicated to allowing healthcare and other workers to deny treatment to LGBTQ people and women seeking...

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  • Minority Rules On Gun Control

    A large majority of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans, support stricter gun control, but a vociferous minority that favors no gun control at all is more willing to take action based on its agenda, and always gets...

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  • When Arbitration Is Mandatory, Workers Don’t Complain

    Soon the Supreme Court will decide the legality of employment contracts that require workers to arbitrate their disputes individually. Alison Frankel argues that when employees are prevented from acting collectively corporations are less likely to be held...

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  • FCC AWOL On Cybersecurity, Says Former Chairman

    Tom Wheeler, who served as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 2013-2017, says the Trump FCC has taken a laissez-faire approach to its cyber responsibility. Wheeler notes that the Communications Act that gives the FCC its...

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    Crytocurrecy Promoter’s Virtual Cash Stolen

    Carlos Tapang, the founder of Pure Money Technology, a company that encourages merchants to accept cryptocurrencies, is suing T-Mobile. He claims the telecom company allowed hackers to steal thousands of dollars worth of cryptocurrency from him. His...

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  • Office Romance By The Numbers

    One in four workers say they are involved in a romantic relationship with a colleague, or have been recently. One in three office relationships end in at least one person being fired. Seventeen percent of those who...

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  • Modern Day Slavery In Florida

    Marlyn Perez, a young, undocumented Guatemalan woman who picked fruit and vegetables, became what amounted to an indentured servant in Florida. She took a job at “C&C,” the anonymous- sounding brand of a truck-farm located in the...

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  • Creating Compliance For A Miscreant

    In an interview, the former compliance chief of Swedish telecommunications firm Telia explains how she created a team from scratch following allegations of corruption in the company’s foreign business dealings, which led to an FCPA probe in...

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