2015 could be remembered as the year the Internet domain game changed forever, with more than 1000 new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) being added to the roster. Taylor Swift and others may be buying up the adult web suffixes, but it’s the .sucks domain suffix that has people angry.
Two changes are about to occur in the lives of “want to be lawyers.”
Federal District Court in Vermont Finds Web-Only Businesses Are Places of Public Accommodation Under Title III of the ADA
Although no federal appellate court has decided the issue, district courts are continuing to take sides in the debate over whether web-only businesses are subject to Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Uber is the world’s largest taxi company, and it doesn’t own any cars. It doesn’t employ any drivers either. And it’s the second thing here that could threaten the whole company as recent lawsuits by drivers claim they should be classified as employees, not the independent contractors they are now.
The executive order allowing the President to impose OFAC sanctions on hackers is good news.
President Obama today signed an Executive Order granting authority to the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to impose sanctions on individuals and entities determined to be “responsible for or complicit in malicious cyber-enabled activities” that result in harms “reasonably likely to result in, or have materially contributed to, a significant threat to the national security, foreign policy, or economic health or financial stability of the United States.”
As your prospective employees are brushing up on their interview skills, it’s also a good time to ensure your hiring practices and procedures are in order.
As we conclude the first quarter of 2015 it occurs to me that now is a great time for law firms to conduct a quick self-assessment.
Many of us remember the “Just Say No” Campaign in an effort to fight the war on drugs.