Category Archives: Communication Media & Internet

Practicing Telemedicine Across State Borders: New Expedited Licenses Permit Physicians to Expand Practice

In a watershed moment for the expansion of telemedicine, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission is now processing applications to allow physicians to practice telemedicine across state lines with greater ease. Nineteen states have passed legislation to adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, which allows physicians to obtain a license to practice medicine in any Compact …

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Broadband Internet Service Providers In Regulatory Limbo After Repeal of FCC Privacy and Data Security Rules

Potentially signaling the end of the short-lived stint by the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) to regulate consumer data privacy on the internet, the Trump Administration recently repealed Obama-era data privacy and security rules for broadband providers.  The action, passed by Congress and signed by President Trump pursuant to the Congressional Review Act, completely rescinds the …

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How to Develop an Effective Law Firm SEO Action Plan for 2017 [WEBINAR]

What used to work in SEO just a few years ago won’t work today. Learn how to make this year your most profitable ever by getting consistent leads from SEO and positioning your firm as thought leaders. Webinar Hosted By McDougall Interactive & The National Law Review Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – 3:00pm EST Join John McDougall …

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How to Develop an Effective Law Firm SEO Action Plan for 2017 [WEBINAR]

What used to work in SEO just a few years ago won’t work today. Learn how to make this year your most profitable ever by getting consistent leads from SEO and positioning your firm as thought leaders. Webinar Hosted By McDougall Interactive & The National Law Review Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – 3:00pm EST Join John McDougall …

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Happy New Year Begins with Legitimate, Transparent and Trustworthy Media

It used to be that news traveled fast, but these days, thanks to technology and social networking, it’s more accurate to say that news travels at record speeds. A news story can literally go viral in seconds. Unfortunately, sometimes these stories are entirely false – and it took a highly contentious presidential election for much …

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Power of Communication in Legal Marketing – The Medium Does Change the Message Part 2

Communication is important to almost everything we do–and today, we have more ways to reach out than ever before.  Lee Broekman of Organic Communication and Judith Gordon of LeadeEsQ presented at the LMA Tech1 conference in San Francisco, focusing on empowering communication by understanding the medium. In Part 1 we discussed some of the advantages …

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President Donald J. Trump – What Lies Ahead for Privacy, Cybersecurity, e-Communication?

Following a brutal campaign – one laced with Wikileaks’ email dumps, confidential Clinton emails left unprotected, flurries of Twitter and other social media activity – it will be interesting to see how a Trump Administration will address the serious issues of privacy, cybersecurity and electronic communications, including in social media. Mr. Trump had not been …

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The FCC Responds to Comcast’s Negative Option

On Tuesday, October 11, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) announced the release of an Order and Consent Decree with cable behemoth Comcast Corporation (“Comcast”) in which the company agreed to pay US$2.3M to settle an FCC investigation into whether Comcast employed negative option billing to wrongfully charge for services and equipment customers never …

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Teenagers And D.C. Circuit Agree: Internet Service Is A Utility – Will Bankruptcy Courts Follow?

The topic of net neutrality has continued to be at the forefront of public discourse over recent years.  This is the result of the FCC’s repeated attempts to impose regulations designed to protect consumers while at the same time telecom companies seek to control their product and the services they provide without what they contend …

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September 2016 – gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open

As first reported in December 2013, the first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the “dot” in a domain name) have launched their “Sunrise” registration periods. As of August 31, 2016 ICANN lists gTLD Sunrise periods open for the following new gTLDs: gTLDs .shopping .games .kerryhotels .able .quest .xn-w4r85el8fhu5dnra .doctor .blog ICANN maintains …

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