Communications & Media. Legal news and articles for November 30 - 30, 2011

Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update -- Vol. 2, Issue 6 -- November 2011Penn State Sued by Man Alleging Years of Sandusky Sex AbuseTelcos oppose proposed Telecom Listing BillCan't stop media from carrying news about lawyers' representations: courtCompanies Urged to Share Cyberthreats With USMany Thanks to Our AdvertisersLodgeNet to Present at UBS Global Media ConferenceFiber Best Practices for Governments Examined in New Research Service from PyramidOnline media laws could be changedRetired TPD officer to be inducted into Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of FameSureWest to Participate in the UBS 39th Annual Global Media & Communications...Vertis to sell Webcraft subsidiaryVermont pols push to end corporate personhoodRetired TPD officer to be inducted into Oklahoam Law Enforcement Hall of FameSala I annuls Crucitas mining concession, dismisses appeals

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Florida Disbars 12 Attorneys
North Country GazetteNovember 1, 2011

(Admitted to practice: 1973) McNerney pleaded guilty in court to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, a felony. William Timothy O'Toole, 1489 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 494, Boca Raton, suspended until further order, following a July 25 court ...more »

Co-op and Condo Boards in the Age of Transparency
CooperatorNovember 1, 2011

Under the BCL case law, that is, judges' interpretation of the law as determined by their ruling on cases brought before them in court, any shareholder is allowed to review the corporation's other books and records, so long as the inspection is sought ...more »

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Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update -- Vol. 2, Issue 6 -- November 2011
JD Supra (press release)November 30, 2011

In this issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award-winning guide to the law and business of social media, we discuss employment law considerations in “friending” a colleague; how an ex-employee's social media use can run afoul of non-compete or ...more »

Penn State Sued by Man Alleging Years of Sandusky Sex Abuse
San Francisco ChronicleNovember 30, 2011

Plaintiff's attorney Jeff Anderson, whose St. Paul, Minnesota, law firm specializes in sex-abuse cases, said his client isn't one of the alleged victims listed in a Nov. 5 grand jury report against Sandusky. Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno ...more »

Telcos oppose proposed Telecom Listing Bill
The Nation NewspaperNovember 30, 2011

He said the body's position was that if the bill is passed as drafted, it will fundamentally alter the Federal Government's Foreign Direct Investment policy and negate the role of NIPC; as well as amount to re-enacting of the Indigenisation Act of 1972 ...more »

Can't stop media from carrying news about lawyers' representations: court
The HinduNovember 30, 2011

The Bench also said that it had no authority of law to give an injunction against the media from publishing news about filing of cases in the High Court Registry, on information supplied by the lawyers, even before those cases were listed for hearing ...more »

Companies Urged to Share Cyberthreats With US
BusinessWeekNovember 30, 2011

Information that companies provide to the government would be exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests and couldn't be used by the government for mandating regulations, according to the bill. The bill calls on the Office of the Director of ...more »

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Above the LawNovember 30, 2011

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LodgeNet to Present at UBS Global Media Conference
Sacramento BeeNovember 30, 2011

30, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions to hospitality and healthcare businesses, will present at the UBS 39th Annual Global Media & Communications Conference ...more »

Fiber Best Practices for Governments Examined in New Research Service from Pyramid
PR Newswire (press release)November 30, 2011

... and technology suppliers in the global broadband and media space, download the Broadband & Media toolkit. Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com) offers practical solutions to the complex demands our clients face in the global communications industry. ...more »

Online media laws could be changed
3News NZNovember 30, 2011

Policing the explosion of internet social networking, bloggers and news websites is up for debate with the release of a report into new media later this month. The Law Commission report, called the Review of Regulatory Gaps and the New Media, ...more »

Retired TPD officer to be inducted into Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame
kjrh.comNovember 30, 2011

TULSA - A retired Tulsa police officer is among a group of Oklahoma lawmen being inducted in to the third class of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame. Steve Downie is one of six inductees into the 2011 Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame. ...more »

SureWest to Participate in the UBS 39th Annual Global Media & Communications...
Broadcast NewsroomNovember 30, 2011

30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SureWest Communications (NASDAQ: SURW) will participate in the UBS 39th Annual Global Media & Communications Conference in New York on Wednesday, December 7, 2011. SureWest President and CEO Steve Oldham is scheduled to speak ...more »

Vertis to sell Webcraft subsidiary
Daily Record (subscription)November 30, 2011

By Daily Record Staff Vertis Communications Inc. of Baltimore, a provider of targeted advertising, media and marketing services, and Royal Adhesives & Sealants of South Bend, Ind., announced that Royal will acquire substantially all of the assets of ...more »

Vermont pols push to end corporate personhood
vtdigger.orgNovember 30, 2011

His dissent also said that the majority had “changed the case to give themselves an opportunity to change the law.” Until Citizens United, a century of US election laws prohibited corporate managers from spending general treasury funds in federal ...more »

Retired TPD officer to be inducted into Oklahoam Law Enforcement Hall of Fame
kjrh.comNovember 30, 2011

TULSA - A retired Tulsa police officer is among a group of Oklahoma lawmen being inducted in to the third class of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame. Steve Downie is one of six inductees into the 2011 Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame. ...more »

Sala I annuls Crucitas mining concession, dismisses appeals
Tico TimesNovember 30, 2011

... Energy and Telecommunications (MINAET) between 2005 and 2008 including and executive decree, approved by Arias, declaring the project to be in the public interest in 2006. On November 22, four environmental lawyers involved in the case, ...more »

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