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Developments in the digital ecosystem today

By Trisha Jalan and Sneha Johari A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem: ACT Fibernet has expanded to Lucknow, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. T-Series will start producing web series and web films, this venture will be headed by Vinod... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Video, News, Privacy, Internet, Government, Social Media, Insurance, Whatsapp, Policy, Regulation, Flipkart


ICYMI: Trump’s National Emergency Option Is Not A Legal Thing

Congress can stop it, the courts can stop it, it must be stopped.
Tags: Law, Congress, Government, Donald Trump, Trump, National Emergencies Act


Bill Barr To Become Caporegime With Own Family Within Trump Crime Family

Daughter and son-in-law to take key positions protecting Trump from ever facing justice.
Tags: Law, Government, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, William Barr, Bill Barr


Ram Owner Named Assman Sticks It to The Man

You can’t keep Dave Assman down. After repeatedly having his request for a personalized license plate rejected for being too offensive, the Saskatchewan Ram owner decided to advertise his family name in a manner no one can miss. While Assman’s provincial government insurer won’t greenlight a plate, there’s nothing they can do to stop him […] The post Ram Owner Named Assman Sticks It to The Man appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Insurance, Autos, License Plates, Assman, News Blog, Dave Assman, Personalized Plates, Saskatchewan Ram


City Attorney Thinks She Got Fleas, Typhus From City Hall

Outbreak of rats and fleas inspires city council to take out the trash.
Tags: Law, Government, Disease, City Hall


Kamala Harris Has Smoked Weed And Wants To Legalize It

'I think it gives a lot of people joy and we need more joy in this world,' the presidential candidate said amid laughter.
Tags: Law, Government, Marijuana, Kamala Harris, Quote Of The Day, Election 2020


When A Trip To The Courthouse Turns Into A Marriage Proposal

Are you ready for some pre-Valentine's Day schmaltz?
Tags: Law, Government, Marriage Proposal, Small Law Firms, Romance and Dating


Matthew Whitaker Apparently Only Owns One Tie

It's so lucky he commits all his blunders in it.
Tags: Law, Government, Matthew Whitaker


‘Good’ LGBTQ Laws Outpace ‘Bad’ Ones In 2018

With the courts making a regressive turn, we're going to have to do this the old fashioned way.
Tags: State Laws, Law, Government, Lgbtq, Human Rights Campaign


A Reminder That Loyola Is Willing To Teach Journalists Some Basic Law Talkin’ Stuff

Young journos should really think of going.
Tags: Media, Law, Government, Law Schools, Vermont Law School, ‌Loyola Law School


Amid Growing Scandal, MoFo Launches Investigation Into Partner Justin Fairfax

It isn't just Fairfax's political job that is on the line.
Tags: Law, Sexual Assault, Government, Biglaw, Fairfax, Morrison & Foerster, Larren Nashelsky, Justin Fairfax


Remembering Georgetown Law Alum John Dingell, 92, A Lion Of Congress And Lively Twitter User

John Dingell’s legacy and life lessons will reverberate throughout our country for quite some time.
Tags: Law, Congress, Government, Deaths, John Dingell, Georgetown University Law Center, Renwei Chung


Kavanaugh Hearing Attorneys Clash Again In Virginia Lt. Governor Case

Both sides of the Fairfax allegations retain counsel with some recent experience.
Tags: Law, Sexual Assault, Government, Virginia, Rape, Defamation, Fairfax, Wilkinson Walsh Eskovitz, White-Collar Crime, Small Law Firms, Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson, Katz Marshal & Banksl


Is free expression online threatened by content removal?

U.S. laws regulating online speech offer broad protections for internet intermediaries.Despite this, companies typically follow a "better safe than sorry" approach to protect against legal action or loss of reputation. Silencing contentious opinions can have detrimental effects, such as social exclusion and negating reconciliation. None Megan Phelps-Roper grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. At the tender age of five, she joined her parents on Westboro's now notorious picket lines. She held ...
Tags: Google, Politics, Law, Internet, Democracy, Government, Society, Afghanistan, United States, Innovation, Dmca, Columbia University, Speech, UC Berkeley, Matthew Prince, Public Spaces


Is free expression online threatened?

U.S. laws regulating online speech offer broad protections for internet intermediaries.Despite this, companies typically follow a "better safe than sorry" approach to protect against legal action or loss of reputation. Silencing contentious opinions can have detrimental effects, such as social exclusion and negating reconciliation. None Megan Phelps-Roper grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. At the tender age of five, she joined her parents on Westboro's now notorious picket lines. She held ...
Tags: Google, Politics, Law, Internet, Democracy, Government, Society, Afghanistan, United States, Innovation, Dmca, Columbia University, Speech, UC Berkeley, Matthew Prince, Public Spaces


#Unscience The Stone Indictment

At the intersection of #LawTwitter and #ScienceTwitter.
Tags: Law, Government, Courts, UnScienceAnAnimal, LawTwitter


Somebody Needs To Lose Their Job Behind This Brooklyn MDC Travesty

The heat is back on, and needs to be turned up on those responsible.
Tags: Human Rights, Prison, Law, Government, Brooklyn, Hugh J. Hurwitz


Kamala Harris Chuckling About Bullying Poor People Should Be Disqualifying — That It’s Not Says Something Deeply Disturbing

There are a lot of Democrats out there who don't see harassing minorities or the poor as a big deal.
Tags: Politics, Crime, Law, Government, Racism, Kamala Harris


A ‘National Emergency’ Is Not An Option To Save Trump From Failure

Stop talking about this autocrat fever dream as if it's a thing.
Tags: Law, Government, Donald Trump, Wall, National Emergencies Act


Noam Chomsky: Writer, linguist... anarchist?

Anarchism is usually connected to violence and chaos, but as a philosophy, its tenets are more nuanced than mere destruction for destruction's sake.It may surprise some to find out that Noam Chomsky, famous for his innovations in linguistics and philosophy, describes himself as an anarchist.Whether you agree with him or not, understanding anarchism can lead to a better understanding of our society and its politics. None What comes to mind when we think of an anarchist? Most likely, it's some pun...
Tags: Activism, Government, Economics, Society, George Orwell, Capitalism, Innovation, Inequality, Consumerism, Orwell, Churchill, Noam Chomsky, Chomsky, U S Defense Department, Mohandas Gandhi


Unpaid FBI Workers Show Up To Work, Arrest Roger Stone

Indictment alleges obstruction of justice and witness tampering.
Tags: Law, Government, Fbi, Donald Trump, Roger Stone, Russia Probe, Mueller Investigation


Michael Cohen Given An Offer He Can’t Refuse

Former Trump lawyer subpoenaed by the U.S. Senate.
Tags: Law, Government, Courts, Trump, Michael Cohen, U.S. Senate, Russia Investigation


Pipeline explosion in Mexico kills 91 and counting

Last week, a gasoline pipeline exploded in central Mexico, killing 91 people, with numbers expected to surpass 100. Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Pemex, did not respond properly to the initial leak, which resulted in backlash from citizens towards the newly appointed President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The leak is believed to have been caused by thieves attempting to steal fuel after President Lopez Obrador mandated all pipelines close in an effort to crackdown on criminal activity in la...
Tags: Design, News, Mexico, Government, Oil, Fuel, Policy, Gas, Military, Leak, Electricity, Pipeline, Investigation, Gasoline, Virgin Atlantic, Shortages


A Reflection On Taxes

Hopefully the country does not collapse in on itself from its own weight like a black hole so we can all see my inevitable follow-up piece, Taxes II: A New Bracket. And This Time, It’s Personal.
Tags: Law, Government, Tax Law, Payroll Taxes, Tyler Broker



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