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Virginia “Broadband Deployment Act” would kill municipal broadband deployment

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill called the “Virginia Broadband Deployment Act,” but instead of resulting in more broadband deployment, the legislation would make it more difficult for municipalities to offer Internet service. 806 more words


The pharmaceutical industry and altruism

I am currently thinking about a common gut reaction to the pharmaceutical industry. I sometimes have this reaction too, so this is an examination of my own reaction. 500 more words


French Beef Back on US Market

France has become the fourth EU country to be let back on to the US market to export beef.

The US market has been closed to beef from the EU since January 1998, when the United States introduced import restrictions on beef and veal, sheep and goat meat following the BSE (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy) crisis. 374 more words

888Poker leaves the Australian gambling market

Representatives of 888Poker have officially announced their intentions to leave the Australian gambling market due to the new gambling legislation in the country. The company is going to fold operations from the 16th of January 2017. 126 more words


New Lecture Owner Related Transactions in Limited Companies / Ägartransaktioner i aktiebolag

A few months ago I updated a lecture on owner transactions in limited companies, according to the Swedish Companies Act, tax laws and accounting standards (text in Swedish follows further below). 502 more words


Legislative Review: Recent History

The California Coastal Commission is one of many agencies organized under the Natural Resources Agency along with similar bodies that are focused on regional or topical concerns which are of concern to more than just one county which leads to a uniform system of governance for the state at large.   634 more words


From the Betsy DeVos Archives: Letters to the Editor and Much More

As a part of her response to “Common Questions for Executive Branch Nominees,” US ed sec nominee Betsy DeVos listed the following 19 entries as her “publications”: 2,780 more words

High-stakes Testing