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In December, 2011, the Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) caused much consternation among the federal contracting community by publishing proposed changes to the affirmative action and nondiscrimination...more
The time is drawing near for the next phase of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements implementing the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) for closed-captioning video programing...more
Full text copy of President Obama's executive order calling for greater protections against cybersecurity risks, as mentioned in his Feb 12, 2013, State of the Union address.
The order is meant to bring more security and...more
An Indiana statute prohibiting most registered sex offenders from using social networking websites is unconstitutional because it is an overly broad infringement of First Amendment rights.
The Indiana law prohibited...more
The State of Texas may find out and it may be more applicable to your site than you think. In early filing for the 2013 legislative session, Democratic state Senator Leticia Van de Putte proposed a bill aimed at stopping at...more
On November 15, 2012, the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference (SOGIC) of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) held a seminar on “Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Managing Personal Privacy and Reputational...more
Aug. 1 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm from the Electronic Frontier Foundation talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the recent controversy surrounding the temporary suspension of journalist Guy Adams' twitter account....more
In the wake of a federal district court in Massachusetts rejecting arguments by Netflix that its “Watch Instantly” streaming website is not a “place of public accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a...more
In today’s modern world, “speech” is so much more than the spoken or written word. Throughout the course of history, so many different actions have been categorized as speech and protected under what may be our country’s most...more
Access, an advocacy organization that promotes open and secure access to the Internet, recently released its Telco Action Plan, a document that sets forth ten steps and implementation objectives for telecommunications...more
April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new bill that attempts to...more
The government could be tracking your every move, and there’s little you can do to stop it – or even to find out who is watching – according to a recent investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union.
In what may represent a new wave in an interesting challenge to the viral nature of social media marketing, a recently filed putative class action asserts a right of publicity claim against Facebook in connection with the...more
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*Manatt Adds Advertising Partner Marc Roth in New York
*New York Times Profiles Manatt’s Work in Branded Entertainment *Manatt to Host the PMA's Entertainment Law Summit in Los Angeles
On October 22, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) launched a potentially controversial proceeding that looks toward regulation of the Internet. The FCC has proposed to formally codify certain Internet-openness...more
On July 7, 2009, in the ongoing saga involving the ability of employees to use their employer's e-mail systems for union-related activities, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a portion of the National Labor Relations...more
Twenty-five percent of the people will experience a period of disability by age 55 and the percentage increases with age. The population of older U.S. citizens is one of the fastest growing propositions that are attempting...more
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