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In This Issue:
- Steve Fogle's Feature:
Out of the Blue - A recent unexpected court order restricting the media from reporting on certain details of a high-profile criminal case serves as a reminder that the...more
Bitcoin – it sounds like a token you might use to play skeeball at a beachside arcade. It is actually a relatively new, virtual online “currency” being used for payments across the Internet. While some observers have noted...more
As real money online gambling remains bogged down in the legislative and regulatory morass, social gaming applications have been on a tear. As we have previously reported, major players are leveraging social gaming...more
On December 22, 2012, one of the stranger criminal law stories in recent Canadian history came to an end: Quebec-based special effects artist Remy Couture was acquitted by a jury on the charges of "corrupting morals" in...more
COMPLETE BILL HISTORY
BILL NUMBER : S.B. No. 51
AUTHOR : Wright
TOPIC : Internet gambling.
TYPE OF BILL :
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media.
In This Issue:
- Police Embrace Social Media as Crime-Fighting Tool
- LinkedIn's Profit Growth Leaves Social...more
Megaupload, the file sharing service shut down by the the U.S. government in January, is fighting for its life to avoid prosecution. Meanwhile, the millions of people who used it have good reason to be nervous, wondering if...more
The Texas Attorney General issued an opinion yesterday concluding the mere payment of an entry fee to participate in a contest that tests skill or speed, and that does not involve an element of chance, could be found not to...more
On 4 October 2011 the Court of Justice (the "CoJ") handed down its much awaited judgment on questions referred to it from the English High Court. The questions related to two joined cases, including Ms. Murphy's well...more
In This Issue:
Steve Fogle's Feater
Lest We Forget – It's a phrase used often to invoke gratitude for past service and sacrifices of our fallen soldiers, and it seems especially fitting for recent events surrounding...more
The image of 36 women wearing skimpy orange dresses at a World Cup soccer match last June raised the ire of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (“FIFA”), which had two of the women arrested for organizing the...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Pending New York Right of Publicity Bill To Provide Protection for Deceased Celebrities
*French Court Fines eBay Over Fakes
*ISPs Will Block Child Pornography Sites
*FTC To Focus on Green Building and...more
The Films and Publications Act prohibits two types of child pornography. The first type Real Child Pornography, involves actual children. This is the type of pornography that evokes a strong and near universal sense of moral...more
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