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Let’s Talk About Some of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot Part II

Let’s Talk About Some of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot By Ian Morris Comment below, or reach attorney Morris directly ian.morris@bridgehouse.law, or on Twitter @IMorrisOne. If last week’s amendments enshrining victims’’ rights and a right to hunt and fish were the bait; this week’s amendments

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Facebook-Konto als Erbschaft?

Facebook-Konto als Erbschaft?   Der BGH hat nun entschieden, dass auch ein Facebook-Konto, beziehungsweise der Zugriff hierauf, in die Erbschaftsmasse fällt. Im Fall wollte die Mutter einer 15-jährigen Tochter Zugriff auf das Konto ihrer verstorbenen Tochter erhalten. Grundsätzlich fallen auch digitale Inhalte in die Erbschaftsmasse, jedoch sind

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Complying with Changing Immigration Policy: Tips for US Employers Who Employ Migrant Workers

Complying with Changing Immigration Policy: Tips for US Employers Who Employ Migrant Workers On August 8, 2018, ICE officials served search warrants in 13 locations in Nebraska and Minnesota, arresting over 130 people according to a press release by the Department of Homeland Security. The operation targeted

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Kryptowährungen – wenn Sicherheit zur Gefahr wird

Kryptowährungen – wenn Sicherheit zur Gefahr wird Die Relevanz von digitalen Zahlungsmitteln in Form von Kryptowährungen hat in der Vergangenheit stark zugenommen. Es gibt immer mehr Investoren in digitale Währungen wie Bitcoin oder Litcoin. Durch Kryptowährungen ist es möglich, den bargeldlosen Zahlungsverkehr ohne die Mitwirkung von Banken

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USCIS Extends Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing and Increases Premium Processing Filing Fee

USCIS Extends Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing and Increases Premium Processing Filing Fee On August 29, 2018, the United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that its suspension of Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions will be extended to February 19, 2019. Originally,

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Immigration Update

The Department of Homeland Security announced on May 29, 2018 that it plans to end the immigration parole program for international entrepreneurs because “this program is not the appropriate vehicle for attracting and retaining international entrepreneurs and does not adequately protect U.S. investors and U.S. workers employed

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What is the Golden Visa?

Like many other European countries, Italy has joined in on the “Golden Visa” conversation. Similar to the investor visa available in the United States, Italy is providing a prime opportunity to invest in its economy and society. Italy is situated as the third largest economy in the Eurozone and eighth largest

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Google and the “Right to be Forgotten”

The “Right to be Forgotten” (RTBF) is a landmark European ruling that establishes a right to privacy that governs and regulates how one can delist their personal information from online search results. Individuals can request that search engines, such as Google, delist URLS from across the Internet

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Just One Minute of Your Voice – Legal Implications of Lyrebird’s New Digital Voice Replication Technology

A program called Lyrebird promises to create a digital voice using your own voice, with just one minute of recording you. The startup company lists speech synthesis for people who have lost their voice as one of the possible applications of the program. The program, named after the Australian

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“Click Here to Agree” – Do DNA Websites Own Your DNA…Forever?

“Click Here to Agree” – Do DNA Websites Own Your DNA…Forever? More than 3 million people have utilized the groundbreaking technology provided by Ancestry.com’s DNA test for ancestry and genealogy, AncestryDNA, with an increase in use in the last couple of years. With the hopes of discovering forgotten family

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