It is vital for Nigeria’s film industry that Nigerian filmmakers recoup the money that they incur producing a movie. Services that stream Nollywood movies, such as iRokoTV (known as “the Netflix of Africa”), are not particularly lucrative for filmmakers. As observed by the editor-in-chief of Nigeria Entertainment Today, Ayeni Adekunle, “outlets like iRokoTV, Pana TV and Ibaka TV are only offering streaming services…we need to be able to buy these films online because the filmmakers need to make their money back and they are not doing that right now”. In addition, access to the screening services is difficult as Nigeria has erratic internet connections and the services are not affordable for the majority of Nollywood fans. In fact, internet penetration in Nigeria is just under 40%. … [Read more...] about Nollywood and Bollywood Film Industries to Collaborate
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In United States v. Nosal, the Ninth Circuit held on April 28, 2011, that the government in a criminal action stated a CFAA claim against former employee David Nosal and his co-conspirators. Nosal is alleged to have started a competing business, and conspired with current employees of Korn/Ferry, a premier executive search firm, to have them copy Korn/Ferry’s confidential database of executive candidates. The Nosalcourt held that Korn/Ferry took considerable measures to protect its confidential database, including a screen notification that appeared with every login which stated in essence: … [Read more...] about Social Media Activity In The Workplace And The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act
For all their aspirations to stand on even footing with the U.S. atop the global heap, the Chinese don’t envy western democracy or free-market capitalism. The technocrats that form the country’s ruling elite perceive a “failure of western states to invest in their physical or human assets, the poor quality of many of their elected leaders and the instability of their economies,” The Financial Times’s Martin Wolf wrote earlier this week. He quotes one — who participated in a weekend dialogue at Tsinghua University — as noting that “'90 per cent of democracies created after the fall of the Soviet Union have now failed.' This risk is not to be run.” … [Read more...] about The Finance 202: Beijing trade talks conclude with no progress. Get ready for a long slog.
Radiological technician Mark Davis looks at the chest x-ray of retired coal miner James Marcum, who has complicated black lung disease, at the Stone Mountain Health Services in St. Charles, Virginia, U.S., May 18, 2018. According to Davis, there are no digital x-ray machines in the county, except at a veterinary clinic, so the x-ray film has to be sent to a radiologist to be read, adding weeks to the process of diagnosis. REUTERS/Brian Snyder … [Read more...] about Coal lobby fights black lung tax as disease rates soar
The ad was produced by Ax Media LLC, a Kansas City-based firm owned by veteran GOP consultant Jeff Roe. Yoder’s campaign has paid more than $105,000 for the ad to air regularly across four Kansas City stations from now through the Aug. 7 primary, according to documents from the Federal Communications Commission. … [Read more...] about Day after Air Force One trip, Yoder defies Trump on immigration