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Another Side to the #gagtheswag Campaign
Author Bob Ambrogi/LawSites: You may have heard about #gagtheswag, the campaign to limit or prohibit all that cheap swag given away at legal conferences. The idea is to encourage vendors and conference organizers to either ban conference swag or provide
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Legal Pricing Experts Launch International Academy
Author /Legal Technology News – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology: International legal pricing experts Validatum® and the international trade organization for legal procurement, Buying Legal Council®, have today announced a ‘game-changing collaboration’ with the launch of the New
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Legal Tech Operations of the Future – Are You Ready for Law 3.0?
Author /Law.com: Savvy law leaders should join this webcast to explore how inefficient and antiquated business operations are hindering success, areas to consolidate and streamline operations, and how emerging technologies can help achieve these operational efficiencies.          
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Eclipse strengthens position in Scottish legal sector with the launch of a regional hub
Author /Legal Technology News – Legal IT Professionals | Everything legal technology: Eclipse Legal Systems, the UK’s leading case and practice management software provider, has responded to the increased demand for its Proclaim solution within the Scottish legal sector with
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Shawn Curran joins Travers as head of legal technology
Author Caroline Hill/Legal IT Insider: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s innovation consultant Shawn Curran is to join Travers Smith today, 11 March, as head of legal technology, rejoining Oliver Bethell, who left Freshfields last year to take over as chief technology officer
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Legal Tech Companies Should Contribute to Legal Journalism
Author Kevin O’Keefe/Real Lawyers: Bob Ambrogi made clear in his talk last week that the future of legal journalism is founded on law blogs.  Law blogs whose content is aggregated and curated by LexBlog into a meaningful network of content
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An Emoji for Your Thoughts?
Author Web Editor/ NC Journal of Law & Technology With the recent introduction of 230 new emojis for 2019, which brings the total number of emojis up to 3,053, consumers are presented with a seemingly limitless selection of emojis applicable
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Rethinking Debt-Equity Ratios and Securitized Bonds Could Help Finance a Green New Deal
Author Web Editor/ NC Journal of Law & Technology Political firebrand and House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey released the Green New Deal (“GND”) in early February 2019. Spurred by recent findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
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Anti-Competitive or A Good Policy for Workers? Uber and Seattle Continue Their Battle Over Whether Uber Drivers Can Unionize.
Author Web Editor/ NC Journal of Law & Technology The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and an Uber subsidiary have asked a Washington federal judge to invalidate Seattle’s ordinance letting ride hailing app-based drivers unionize. The allege the city’s law violates
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Tappy, T-Mobile, and the Huawei Indictment
Author Web Editor/ NC Journal of Law & Technology Huawei Devices USA (Huawei), a Chinese-based smartphone super-corporation, has recently been hit with a 10-count indictment by the Department of Justice. Per the indictment, Huawei instructed its employees in the United
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How We Got Here: Looking at Facebook’s Failure to Protect User Privacy as It Negotiates Billion-Dollar Settlement with the FTC
Author Web Editor/ NC Journal of Law & Technology Reports emerged on February 14 that Facebook and the FTC were nearing a settlement over the Cambridge Analytica data breach and the social media company’s privacy policies. It is anticipated that
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Facial Recognition: Data Privacy Concerns on Your Own Block
Author Web Editor/ NC Journal of Law & Technology Facial recognition technology has experienced a boom this past year. Amazon launched Amazon Rekognition, which has been used in cities like Orlando, FL, to scan faces in public and flag criminal
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