Tag: <span>Legal</span>

Victorian ALP fails in legal bid to silence disisident member

Posted December 11, 2015 21:03:01 The Victorian ALP has failed in a legal bid to shut down a campaign by a dissident member to expose alleged branch stacking. The selection in the Victorian Supreme Court on Friday afternoon meant veteran transparency activist Eric Dearricott would retain access to celebration membership records, which he stated proved…


Victorian Labor requires legal action against member amid allegations of branch stacking

Posted December 10, 2015 22:18:35 Connected Story: Labor members to have cards torn up over membership irregularities Connected Story: Shorten favours female candidate to replace retiring Victorian MP The conflict more than branch stacking in the Victorian division of the Labor Celebration has intensified, with the party taking legal action to force a dissident member…


500 Club exploiting legal loophole: Labor

Posted November 26, 2015 09:35:50 The Western Australian Opposition has accused the Liberal party of taking benefit of a “loophole” in political donation laws to channel funds to the celebration. Labor frontbencher Michelle Roberts produced the accusations in State Parliament final evening and pointed to the 500 Club as proof of weakness in WA’s political…


For a few truly bad DMCA takedowns, YouTube offers to cover legal costs

Agen Sabung Ayam What are copyright owners angry about lately? Apparently, unfavorable evaluations of third-price video games. (credit: Jim Sterling) Four video creators will come under YouTube’s legal protection now, below a system unveiled today in a organization weblog post. “We are offering legal support to a handful of videos that we believe represent clear fair…


Interstate Swatting Hoax Act introduced in Congress to close legal loopholes

Agen Sabung Ayam Enlarge / Property of Representatives member Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) The practice of swatting—meaning, reporting fake threats at an individual else’s location with the hopes of inciting a major response like a SWAT team visit—has expanded in recent years thanks to elements such as the rise of phone-masking services and Internet communities egging the act on. But…


Legal regulators move in on Prenda’s Paul Hansmeier, who may get disbarred

Agen Sabung Ayam Two-and-a-half years soon after Prenda Law’s “porno-trolling collective” began to fall apart in a Los Angeles courtroom, one particular of the two principals, Paul Hansmeier, may shed his law license. Minnesota’s Workplace of Lawyers Expert Responsibility has requested that Hansmeier be disbarred or suspended. The petition (PDF) is dated October 28 but was released to the press yesterday,…