Is mail dead? Let’s ask Google, the ubiquitous source of all things online. This should be a lay-up on the home court of those who would say yes. And guess what.
Congressional Discussions On the Transition of Internet Domain Name Functions from the U.S. Department of Commerce to ICANN
Yesterday, April 2, the House Energy and Commerce Committee held what will likely be the first in a series of Congressional hearings on the transition of Internet domain name functions from the U.S. Department of Commerce to ICANN.
On Tuesday morning, a divided United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, striking down a portion of federal campaign finance law that imposed an overall limit on the amount of money that any single donor could contribute to political candidates and/or political party committees.
Representatives John Kline (R-Minn.) and Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) have written to National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Pearce requesting a 30-day extension to the comment period to the NLRB’s re-issued proposed representation petition rule changes.
Last week, the White House announced its new plan to cut methane emissions, the tenants of which could have far reaching implications for the oil and gas industry. Titled the “Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions,” the plan outlines a coordinated interagency response to methane reduction that targets a broad swath of industries, including waste disposal, coal mining, and agriculture.
The Federal Election Commission’s anti-earmarking restrictions provided much of the rhetorical defense for Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion in McCutcheon v. FEC.
In his controlling opinion yesterday in McCutcheon v. FEC, Chief Justice John Roberts struck down the federal aggregate campaign contribution limits.
Canadian Regulator Maintains Express Consent Requirement for Autodialed Telemarketing Calls and Revises Existing Autodialer Rules
The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) did not get the relief it sought this week when the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a Compliance and Enforcement Regulatory Policy decision denying the CMA’s request that telemarketers be allowed to place calls using an automatic dialing-announcing device (ADAD) without express consent, as long as there is an existing business relationship with the called party.
Last October, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve H.R. 2600, which would have expressly exempted condominium developments from the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (“ILSA”).