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Promoting your show with sweepstakes, contests and lotteries

Gordon P. Firemark

Running a contest or a giveaway is a brilliant, and cost-effective way to get your audience engaged and get fresh leads, drive lots of meaningful actions, Attract people to your content, get them to share it, and more. . But it's important to exercise caution and make sure that you're complying with the relevant laws. You want to make sure that what you're doing, the kind of promotion, whether it's a contest or a giveaway doesn't amount to an illegal lottery. .

The Good News is the Bad News is Wrong: Universal Invests in the Future with UMUSIC Hotels Venture

Music Technology Policy

[This post first appeared on MusicTech.Solutions ]. According to some good news in Fast Company, Universal Music Group has announced that “the first three locations for the music-focused hotel partnership with Dakia U-Ventures are Atlanta, Orlando, and Biloxi, Mississippi.”.

New Site Helps Lawyers Get Clients – And Then Provides Free Software To Manage Them

Media Law

A website launched this summer aims to address the justice gap by making it easier for clients to find the right lawyer and by providing lawyers — primarily solos — with free practice management software to reduce their cost of providing legal services.

Biden’s Path To Victory Is Looking Clearer l FiveThirtyEight Politics Po.

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CDA “Reform” on the Horizon: Investors and Operators Take Note

New Media and Technology Law

The appetite for acquisitions and investment in online businesses has never been stronger, with many of the most attractive online opportunities being businesses that host, manage and leverage user-generated content.

RIP Sean Connery

Music Technology Policy

Let him put that in his paper if he has need of news… Everyone knows where the booze is…

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Summit Next Week Will Spotlight Tech and Innovation In Immigration Law

Media Law

A day-long summit on Nov. 10 will explore key trends and emerging technologies in immigration law and practice.

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Judge Questions Thomson Reuters’ Lawsuit Against ROSS Intelligence

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During a hearing last Friday in the copyright lawsuit filed by legal research giant Thomson Reuters against legal research startup ROSS Intelligence , the judge presiding over the case questioned whether TR’s allegations in its complaint were complete speculation.

Dear Reader: Who Are You? (A Quick Three-Question Survey)

Media Law

Dear Readers: I am asking your help with a very short survey to help me better understand who you are. This will help me better provide content to address your interests. There are just three questions that should take you less than a minute to answer.

LawNext: The 10 Most Popular Episodes of October 2020

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Here are the episodes of my LawNext podcast that got the most listens during October. This reflects episode downloads only during October, not for all time. (By

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William Barr: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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RIP: Ironman Lawyer Steve Adams

Media Law

In May 2017, a lawyer I’d never heard of called me with an audacious proposal. He wanted to organize what he believed would be the best conference ever for solo and small firm lawyers. And he wanted my help. Steven R.

Time and Billing Software TimeSolv Now Integrates with LexCharge for Payments

Media Law

In September, the private equity firm Lightyear Capital LLC , through a newly formed company called ProfitSolv, made two notable acquisitions of legal technology companies: Rocket Matter , the cloud-based practice management company, and TimeSolv , a provider of cloud-based legal billing and timekeeping software.

On LawNext: Clio CEO Jack Newton and VP of Product Mik Lernout on the Changing Landscape of Law Practice

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Make Donald Drump Again.

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How The Combination Of Message, Video, And Phone Will Reshape The Future Of WFH

Media Law

Is your law firm using one tool for video conferencing, another tool for phone calling, and another for texting and messaging? This week’s featured resource on the LawSites Resource Center is a free e-book from RingCentral that discusses how law firms are streamlining the number of tools they use in order to work more efficiently from home. The e-book looks at how law firms are adopting technology to keep up with client demands and the new normal of working remotely.

Graham, N.C. protesters pepper-sprayed on march to the polls | Raleigh News & Observer

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"March to Alamance polls ends with police using pepper-spray on protesters, children By Zachery Eanes and October 31, 2020 02:27 PM , March to the polls event mired by pepper-spray and arrests A rally and march to the polls in Graham, N.C. on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 was cut short after pepper-spray was used multiple times in the presence of children and elderly citizens. Several people were arrested.

AOC and Julián Castro on the last-minute push to win the Latino vote

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

AOC and Julián Castro on the last-minute push to win the Latino vote

New York AG warns Trump, Ivanka, Eric & Don Trump she's coming after all.

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Trump & the Coronavirus: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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OUCH! Obama closes down Trump & laughs at Trump over his Covidchella Sup.

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‘A whole lot of hurt’: Fauci warns of covid-19 surge, offers blunt assessment of Trump’s response

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

‘A whole lot of hurt’: Fauci warns of covid-19 surge, offers blunt assessment of Trump’s response Yasmeen Abutaleb President listens as Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a March coronavirus press briefing. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) “We’re in for a whole lot of hurt. It’s not a good situation,” Anthony S. Fauci, the country’s leading infectious-disease expert, said in a wide-ranging interview late Friday.