The country’s anti-LGBT climate have prevented soccer fans from visiting the country this summer, according to SB Nation. Russian authorities are allowing people to bring rainbow flags during the tournament, adding that LGBT people won’t be targeted. However, advocacy groups are warning LGBT soccer fans about displaying love gestures such as holding hands, the website added. … [Read more...] about Argentine Sports Channel Makes Fun of Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Ban Ahead of World Cup
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“Indeed, the most natural reading of PII suggests that it is the information actually disclosed by a ‘video tape service provider,’ which must itself do the identifying that is relevant for purposes of the VPPA…not information disclosed by a provider, plus other pieces of information collected elsewhere by non-defendant third parties.” … [Read more...] about Video Privacy Protection Act Narrowed – App’s Transmission of Roku ID Not Disclosure of Personal Information
Few lawyers are masters of personal branding and executive communications. Those of us in sales and marketing departments are. Why can’t/don’t we, in the spirit of outstanding client service, devote some of our talents and knowledge to helping improve the personal brands of and visibility for in-house counsel? In private conversations with some of my GC friends, I have come to understand some of the reasons that they need support along these lines. Like sales and marketing staffs in law firms, legal departments in companies, are small, not “the main event,” and are viewed as cost centers. So if they are going to undertake personal branding, likely they will need to find alternative sources of support. … [Read more...] about How Law Firm Marketers Can Add Value: Helping In-House Lawyers Brand Themselves and Communicate Expertly
In Stokes v. DISH Network, LLC, customers brought a class action against DISH after Turner and FOX News channels went “dark” on DISH for about a month each during 2014-2015 license disputes. The customers argued that they had paid for the advertised bundle and, therefore, either (i) DISH was required to credit customers for the missing pieces of the bundle or (ii) the entire monthly service for fee contract was based on an illusory promise and, therefore, unenforceable. … [Read more...] about DISH Not Required to Give Credit When Channels Go Dark: It’s Not an Illusion!
Virginia Tech graduates Corinna Coffin and Sarah Harrison will compete in the second annual Tough Mudder X Championship, which will be held June 8 in Doswell. The obstacle course and fitness competition will be televised on tape on CBS over three weekends in July. … [Read more...] about TV-radio notes: WDBJ adds Martinsville native Victoria Wood