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Jacie Carter

Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe

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Cross-posted from [by Adam Sartariano] It’s a fight nearly as old as the internet. On one side are news organizations, broadcasters and music companies that want to control how their content spreads across the web, and to be paid more for it. On the other are tech companies such as Facebook and Google, which argue that they funnel viewers and advertising revenue to media outlets, and free-speech advocates, who say that regulating the internet…

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Strictly Business Update Week Ending 01.06.2017

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Strictly Business Weekly Update Table of Contents Message from Thomas Kennedy – Executive Director Advocacy Alert – Participate in Library of Congress Survey ASMP Perspective and Action on Copyright Reform Strictly Business Blog – Works for Hire: How Not to Get Bitten by Thomas Maddrey Strictly Business Webinar Series – Legal Talk with Thomas Maddrey on 01.18.2017 Board Members Give Back Series – Marianne Lee National Board & Chapter Events  

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Election Central 2017!

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Election Central 2017 Everything you want to know about the candidates and the issues in the 2017 election for National Board seats. Becoming a Candidate In 2017, the National Board will have 12 members, who must be Professional Members or Life Members of ASMP. (Professional Members were formerly known as General Members.) Each board member serves a three-year term, and the terms are staggered so that four members are up for election each year. A…

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Portlander Gary Braasch, renowned photographer, environmentalist, dies snorkeling off Australia

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Written by Jim Ryan | The Oregonian/OregonLive Gary Braasch used to say his work would take him to the best places on Earth at the worst possible times, his son said. He documented receding glaciers, oil spills and Mount St. Helens’ eruption, earning renown as a nature photographer and environmental activist. Braasch, a Northwest Portland resident, died Monday while photographing coral bleaching and death off the coast of Australia, his son said. He was 72. “He…

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