This week, five major Internet service providers (ISPs) – AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Verizon and Comcast – announced the Copyright Alert System (CAS), which is designed to stop you from illegally downloading movies, television shows and music. This new system, coordinated by the Center for Copyright Infringement in conjunction with the Recording Industry Association of America and the Motion Picture Association of America, involves six levels of alert – or “six strikes” – that an offending downloader will endure.
News For You
— April 11, 2014
By Attorney Jorge P. Gutierrez Special to THELAW.TV If you drive enough, you will end up in a motor vehicle accident at some point in your life. Not because you did anything wrong. But more likely because someone else was not paying attention, was talking or texting on the cell phone, or just being negligent…
In The News
— April 23, 2014
Fort Lauderdale, Florida is on the way to approving an ordinance that would allow the city to seize homeless people’s possessions. From Sun-Sentinel: Commissioners gave unanimous preliminary approval Tuesday to two measures, one prohibiting the improper disposal of human waste on public property, the other prohibiting the storage of personal possessions on public property. … People…
— April 4, 2014
By Attorney Melba Pearson Special to THELAW.TV This week, there was another shooting tragedy on the Ft. Hood military base. Ivan Lopez, an Iraq war veteran and Army specialist, shot three people to death, injuring sixteen, before turning the gun on himself. A military policewoman bravely confronted him, which brought his actions to an end….