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12 Jan 2021, 9:15 am by David Bernstein
It has long been a fundamental tenet of advertising law that comments made to investors, and particularly those made before the commercial launch of a product or service, do not constitute the kind of “advertising” that is regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau (NAD), and are outside the reach of the Lanham Act. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 9:15 am by David Bernstein
That is because advertising law regulates communications that propose a commercial transaction; in contrast,... [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 9:04 am by Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Part of the motivating factor behind the drop was equity: because Black and Hispanic Illinoisans tend to die of COVID at younger ages than their white counterparts, Governor Pritzker made the move to “overcome the structural inequalities that have allowed COVID-19 to rage through our most vulnerable communities. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 9:04 am by Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
Part of the motivating factor behind the drop was equity: because Black and Hispanic Illinoisans tend to die of COVID at younger ages than their white counterparts, Governor Pritzker made the move to “overcome the structural inequalities that have allowed COVID-19 to rage through our most vulnerable communities. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 5:00 am by Dani Alexis Ryskamp, J.D.
A 2015 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling stated that any device with the potential to dial phone numbers automatically counted as an “automatic telephone dialing system,” even if the device would require modification to perform this function. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 2:29 pm by Tia Sewell
Great interpersonal and communications skills. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 12:15 pm by IPWatchdog
Among D.C. area policy institutes, New America holds an event on the fate of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act under future President Joe Biden, the Center for Strategic & International Studies hosts a discussion with former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman Augustine on resetting America’s research priorities, while the American Enterprise Institute hosts a pair of events with members of the Federal Communications Commission, including Commissioner… [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 10:31 am by Jody Simon
Separately, the Federal Trade Commission, joined by a number of states have brought an antitrust action against Facebook. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 10:13 am by Stuart N. Brotman
The Federal Communications Commission estimates 18 million Americans lack access to broadband, while the website BroadbandNow estimates 42 million Americans do not have access to wired or fixed broadband. [read post]
9 Jan 2021, 6:59 am by Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As the EEOC’s enforcement agenda shifted, employers experienced a marked decrease in federal complaints and a marked increase in settlements as the EEOC sought to wind down its litigation docket. [read post]
Throughout my tenure at the Federal Communications Commission, I have favored regulatory parity, transparency, and free expression. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 7:15 pm by Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
  In exchange, the defendants received cash provided by members of the Uzbekistani immigrant community to an unlicensed money transfer business for remittance to their relatives in Uzbekistan, minus a commission that was deducted by the money launderer. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 2:34 pm by fvanloon
The records were produced in response to our California Public Records request sent to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for all records and communications related to the state’s contract for masks with BYD. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 12:31 pm by Scott Bomboy
Amnesty is similar to a full pardon and applies to groups or communities of people. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 10:17 am by Jeffrey Mitchell
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) The Senate confirmed Republican FCC Commissioner nominee Nathan A. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 10:07 am by Jon Brodkin
(credit: Aurich Lawson / Photo by Gage Skidmore) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he is dropping his plan to help President Trump impose a crackdown on social-media platforms and offered mild criticism of Trump's incitement of a mob that stormed the US Capitol in a failed bid to overturn the election results. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 7:03 am by John Jascob
The proposed undercover unit, in the Commissioners’ words, could have allowed the "Commission’s staff members posing as investors [to] communicate with suspect individuals without disclosing their affiliation with the Commission. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 3:02 am by Liz Dunshee
Our colleague Mike Gettelman blogged earlier this week about the prospect of recent SEC rulemaking being undone by the Congressional Review Act – a complicated and rarely used law that allows Congress to overturn rules adopted by federal agencies like the Commission. [read post]
7 Jan 2021, 8:30 pm by Jim Sedor
The ad appears to show Boebert walking near federal buildings and in alleys on Capitol Hill, citing rising violent crime as the reason she wants to carry a weapon. [read post]
7 Jan 2021, 1:28 pm by Jonathan Holbrook
However, as noted above, the Commission actually lacked the statutory authority to impose that condition. [read post]