Science, Computers and Technology Law

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Science, Computers and Technology Law Articles
    • Local Government Law
      . Amends and reenacts §15.2-2232 of the Code of Virginia relating to local planning commissions. As amended, a local planning commission's determinations concerning applications for proposed telecommunications facilities must comply with the ...

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    • Private Label and Co-Branding Deals: New Deal-Making Paradigms on the Internet
      Introduction The Web has created a new way for information providers to interact with their users. Because linking on the Web can create an architecture of sites that appear seamless to users, from the user's perspective it is often unimportant ...

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    • Standards Wars: Rights, Responsibilities, and Strategies
      Participation in standard-setting organizations (SSOs) raises issues with grave implications for many companies. SSOs promote interoperability in technology systems through the adoption of technical standards. Conflicting demands for ...

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    • Is The Internet Putting Your Corporate Identity At Risk?
      With the Internet opening so many doors to the expanding global economy, your corporate identity may be more vulnerable than ever before. But with a proactive strategic trademark and domain name plan in place, you can remain one step ahead of ...

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    • The Rise of the E-commerce Lawyer
      ccupying the entire 49th floor of the Toronto-Dominion Bank Tower at the intersection of King and Bay Streets, the heartland of Toronto's powerful and traditionally conservative financial district, is McCarthy Tétrault's recently established "New ...

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    • Online Privacy Under Attack
      As use of the Internet continues to grow, so does concern regarding the loss of privacy. On February 10 2000, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a Washington-based advocacy and litigation group which focuses on privacy issues involved ...

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    • Use of Electronic Media in Retirement Plan Administration
      The IRS recently finalized regulations that plan sponsors and administrators must follow when using electronic media to transmit the notices and consents required when making pension plan distributions. Specifically, the final regulations issued on ...

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    • Opening Up is Hard to Do
      In March 1997, members of a U.S. satellite industry advisory panel to the U.S. Government celebrated passage of the World Trade Organization's Basic Telecommunications Agreement (WTO Agreement), both with relief and in anticipation of new ...

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    • Issues in the Canadian Telecommunications Marketplace
      For years, computer users have used their Internet service to implement a type of voice telephone service. Typically, it was a poor substitute for traditional voice telephone service. The quality of voice over internet protocol, or VoIP, calls was ...

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    • SEC Issues Interpretive Release On Use Of Electronic Media
      The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently issued an interpretive release to provide guidance on the use of electronic media under the federal securities laws. The interpretative release addresses three primary areas: (i) electronic ...

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