This past summer officially marked the fourth year of recovery following the 2007-09 recession, dubbed a “mancession” by some.
A picture is said to be worth a thousand words, right? Well, eight pictures are worth $1.22 million, in the case of Haitian photographer Daniel Morel.
On December 4 before a packed house, the FTC held its much-anticipated workshop on native advertising, Blurred Lines: Advertising or Content?, which examined the practice of blending of advertisements with news, entertainment, and other editorial content in digital media.
Well, returning briefly to my series on municipal bankruptcies – you really can’t write regularly about pensions in this day and age without addressing, even if unwillingly, that topic – the NY Times has a very interesting article on Stockton, California’s effort to leave bankruptcy, by basically shorting bondholders while leaving the ever rising pension costs that was one of the key drivers of its insolvency untouched.
In Hedden v. Kean University, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that an email sent by the University’s women’s basketball coach to the school’s in-house counsel was privileged even though a copy also was sent to the University’s Executive Vice President of Operations and later disclosed to the NCAA. The opinion, as well as the strong dissent, address several key aspects of the privilege that in-house counsel are well advised to keep in mind.
Does anyone else think Amazon’s Jeff Bezos utterly bamboozled Charlie Rose and the good folks over at 60 Minutes last Sunday night?
We all remember HAL, the creepy monotone computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey that developed an unpleasant independent streak. (Click here for a clip of HAL’s big scene.) Science fiction, right? Maybe not. It seems that, like HAL, the FCC’s Consolidated Database System (CDBS) may be developing a mind of its own.
Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), a major oil and gas company, owns the trademark PETRONAS. GoDaddy.com, Inc. is a domain name registrar, “Helping you kick ass in your venture. Like you always knew you could, like you told ‘em you would.”