FCC Votes to Approve Controversial Set-Top Box Rule

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Chairman Tom Wheeler's "unlock the box" proposal is accepted by a 3-2 vote. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech THR Online

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Speaks Out on the Mistrial and Jury Vote: "I Heard It Was a Split"

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"I don't believe it was a single holdout," Angela Agrusa tells The Hollywood Reporter about the Pennsylvania jurors that could not agree on a verdict. She also expresses doubt about another trial. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Television Culture THR Online

How a Group of Lawyers Is Helping "Faithless Electors" Vote Their Conscience (Q&A)

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19 vote, attorney Michael Hawley says. The Electors Trust has seen "dozens" of electors reach out to the group for advice prior to the Dec. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Culture THR Online

Vote for a Legal Startup to be in Techshow’s Startup Alley

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Now your votes will select the final 12. The post Vote for a Legal Startup to be in Techshow’s Startup Alley appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A month ago in my column at Above the Law, we announced the first-ever competition to select 12 legal technology startups to participate in ABA Techshow’s inaugural Startup Alley. We received a number of entries and the judges have narrowed them down to 20. The 12 startups that […].

Vote for Innovating Justice Awards

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The post Vote for Innovating Justice Awards appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Last month, I wrote about A2J Author, a tool used by legal aid programs and others to create automated guided interviews to assist people in need of legal help.

FCC Votes "Blackout Rule" Out

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From the Hollywood Reporter: The FCC has voted unanimously to end the "blackout" rule that has allowed the NFL to prohibit broadcasts of pro football games locally if seats remain unsold on the day of the game.

Results of Writers Guild 'Pattern of Demands' Vote Still Unknown

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24 on the wide-ranging outline of negotiating priorities, but the guild has not yet announced the results of the vote. Balloting closed Jan. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. _. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out this month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email.

Judge Rules as Unconstitutional New Hampshire Law Banning Posting Of Voted Ballots To Social Media

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In Rideout v. Gardner, United States District Court Judge Paul Barbadoro has ruled that a New Hampshire statute prohibiting individuals from posting images of their filled-in ballots on social media violates the First Amendment. The statute reads as follows: No

'Jonathan voted four times in 2007'

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Image via Wikipedia 'Jonathan voted four times in 2007' He was only a candidate for vice president then but in 2007, Goodluck Jonathan took matters into his own hands — literally. Why should the president vote four times? Our vote is very important,” he said.

Twitter and French Voting Results

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From the New York Times, how French tweeters beat French campaign laws against publishing voting results before they should have been released. Zut, alors

Comcast Writers Overwhelmingly Vote for WGA in Unofficial Secret Ballot

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About 3/4 of eligible writers voted in an unusual procedure supervised by LA City Council president Eric Garcetti, meant to draw attention to labor issue. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. Watch for my new book “Hollywood on Strike!,” due out next month. Subscribe to my blog ( jhandel.com ) for more about entertainment law and digital media law. Check out my residuals chart there too. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email.

FCC Will Vote On Net Neutrality Thursday Despite Protests (Analysis)

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The passage will begin a long process of comments and rewrites before there is a final vote, followed by the inevitable court challenges. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. FCC Business

VOTE!

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Please go to [link] and cast your vote in the “opinion” category for Popehat. They are all kinds of awesome. Their editor and I work on free speech cases together. Spread the love. Filed under: misc.

VOTE!

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Please go to [link] and cast your vote in the “opinion” category for Popehat. They are all kinds of awesome. Their editor and I work on free speech cases together. Spread the love. Filed under: misc.

FCC Moves Forward on Rolling Back Title II Net Neutrality

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The agency's commissioners vote 2-1 to take the first step towards reversing classification of broadband as a utility. read more. THR, Esq. Business Tech Business THR Online

VOTE FOR BFM DIGITAL IN NARIP'S BEST OF THE BIZ 2011

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THE VOTING FOR NARIP'S BEST IN THE BIZ 2011 IS ENDING TODAY! Please support BFM Digital and cast your vote. It will only take a minute and Steve promises to buy everyone a pony who votes for him (subject to availability and state laws, of course). To vote, VOTE HERE Thanks for your support of BFM Digital Steven Corn is nominated for Best Digital Music Executive.

Disney Survives an Appeals Court Scare in 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Case

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In a 2-1 vote, the 9th Circuit rules that an author waited too long to rescind a release of copyright claims. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

U.S. News - Connecticut Senate votes to repeal state's death penalty

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News - Connecticut Senate votes to repeal state's death penalty Hurray for a long overdue move away from this barbaric practice. John H. Armwood

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Puts Forward Big Proposal to Reshape Access to TV Programming

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Pay-TV providers to be required to give consumers free apps with extensive functionality in a proposal to be voted on Sept. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

U.S. top court tosses Republican-drawn North Carolina voting districts

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top court tosses Republican-drawn North Carolina voting districts"The U.S.

U.S. News - In North Carolina gay marriage vote, it's Bill Clinton versus Billy Graham

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News - In North Carolina gay marriage vote, it's Bill Clinton versus Billy Graham

Hollywood Docket: Net Neutrality Vote; Pirate Bay Appeal; Michael Savage

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Eriq Gardner Entertainment law news including Net Neutrality, Pirate Bay appeal, and Michael Savage's "indentured servitude" read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

PoliticsNation: Rep. Lewis continues fight for voting rights

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Watch John Lewis shame a Republican legislator trying to amend funding of the Voting Right Act of 1965 to gut funds for enforcement. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy A small victory in the State of Georgia. If feels like we are living in the 1890s when these same practices occurred. John H. Armwood

Leaked docs show new depth of US voting system hacking by Russia | MSNBC

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Leaked docs show new depth of US voting system hacking by Russia | MSNBC

White nationalist robo-call: Vote Trump! | MSNBC

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White nationalist robo-call: Vote Trump! MSNBC

Voting: Now Is The Time!

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Michelle Obama: Protest Vote Is a Vote for Trump

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Rep. @jerrynadler Speech Supporting Performance Royalty at #irespectmusic AND I VOTE! Show at The Bitter End

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Last Tuesday, some outstanding artists put on an electrifying sellout show at the Bitter End in Greenwich Village supporting the #irespectmusic AND I VOTE! Watch the video, sign the petition and VOTE FOR ARTIST RIGHTS ON NOVEMBER 4!!!

WGA Institutes Qualified Voting

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The WGA membership has approved new rules limiting members’ eligibility to vote on strike authorization and ratification of the feature-primetime contract: members now have to have earnings of $30,000 under a WGA agreement during the six years preceding the vote or 15 or more qualified years as a pension plan participant, Variety reports.

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GOP defends voting rights record | MSNBC

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GOP defends voting rights record | MSNBC

Plan B for Voting Rights

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Plan B for Voting Rights

Man Stuffs Cash Into Shirt Of GOP Congressman Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare | HuffPost

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Man Stuffs Cash Into Shirt Of GOP Congressman Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare | HuffPost

Is the FCC's "Unlock the Box" Plan for Cable TV in Trouble?

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A swing vote at the regulatory agency talks about "real flaws" in the original plan and hints at support for an emerging alternative proposal from the cable industry.

Mass. Moves to Require Technology Competence for Lawyers

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For a geek like me, it was big news last August when the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates voted to amend the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to make clear that lawyers have a duty to be competent in technology. Specifically, the ABA voted to amend the comment to Model Rule 1.1,

Hardball: Voter ID hurdle emphasizes importance of voting rights

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Hardball: Matthews: Its non-partisan to defend right to vote

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A Big Win for Voting Rights In Texas and a Big Loss for Trump | The Nation

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“On March 10, a federal court in Texas found that the state’s Congressional redistricting maps ‘intentionally diluted minority voting strength in order to gain partisan advantage.’ A Big Win for Voting Rights In Texas and a Big Loss for Trump | The Nation

I finally found a candidate worth voting for

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Puerto Ricans vote in favour of being 51st US state, but doubts remain | World news | The Guardian

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"A plebiscite in the US’s oldest and largest colony, Puerto Rico, has returned an overwhelming vote in favour of becoming the 51st state of the union, in a result instantly rejected as meaningless by opposition parties, which had boycotted the event. With 95% of the vote counted, the option of formally joining the US as a fully fledged state was backed by 97.1% Puerto Ricans vote in favour of being 51st US state, but doubts remain | World news | The Guardian

Will son of Selma, Jeff Sessions, protect voting rights? | MSNBC

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ResistanceIsNotFutile #ManchrianPresident #LiarInChief Will son of Selma, Jeff Sessions, protect voting rights? Absolutely Not! Sessions is the enemy; more than ISIS, more than Russia. He has already filed to dismiss the litigation against Texas Voter ID law which three levels of Court have found to be discriminatory against African Americans and Latinos. MSNBC