How to Protect Yourself from the New ISP Law

Tech Soup Blog

On April 3, 2017, President Trump signed into law a bill that compromises consumers ' Internet privacy. What Is the New Law? The new law not only overturns those rules, but it prevents the FCC from introducing similar privacy protection laws in the future.

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Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: What does the repeal of Arizona's solicitation law mean to my nonprofit?

ASU Lodestar Center

The Arizona legislature recently passed legislation that repeals Arizona’s solicitation registration laws and the requirement that nonprofit organizations file annual solicitation registration or renewal forms with the Secretary of State. posted by.

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3 Common Legal Traps Nonprofits Fall Prey To

Wild Apricot Blog

Erin-McClarty nonprofit-law legal-issues legal-traps nonprofitHave you ever worried your nonprofit could have some hidden legal risks? Nonprofit attorney and strategist Erin McClarty shows you 3 common legal traps and how to avoid them.

How to Make Tax Law Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

In fact, because you are a nonprofit you have to adhere to a separate set of rules and laws governing fundraising, operations and finances. Recently, I attended a seminar put on by students involved with the Entrepreneurship Clinic from the local law college.

Six Facebook Laws You Must Obey To Avoid A Nonprofit Marketing Fail

John Haydon

In fact, these patterns are so consistent, it’s as if they’re driven by a set of laws. Here are six laws at work: 1. The Law Of Engagement. Engagement is not just a nice idea – it’s a law. The Law Of The Native Language. The Law Of The Flock.

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Send Your Feedback to the FCC: Net Neutrality Needs You

NTEN

Advocacy Communications fcc internet issues law net neutrality open web There have been a tremendous amount of issues and disasters in the news recently, but I want to draw your attention to a critically important story that is developing as you read this: once again, our open Internet is in danger.

Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages - MIT News Office

AFP Blog

Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages - MIT News Office : Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages Study shows a regular decline in length of social media messaging during public events as the volume of messages increases

Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection - Telegraph

AFP Blog

Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection - Telegraph : "Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection The Information Commissioner has claimed that charities thought they were 'a special case' and tried to find 'wiggle room' over data and privacy laws" 'via Blog this

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Why Your Country Should Ratify the Marrakesh Treaty

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It supports domestic human and civil rights laws around access to information and education. · book famine Bookshare copyright law Marrakesh Treaty UN World Intellectual Property World Blind Union

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News

AFP Blog

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News: "This post has been updated several times since it was published. broad coalition of companies including Google, Microsoft, and AT&T, joined by liberal and conservative advocacy groups, will announce a major push Tuesday to update federal privacy laws to protect mobile

Women’s Law Project Looks to the Future Switch to Office 365

TechImpact

When the Women’s Law Project decided to upgrade their computing capabilities earlier this year, IT Director and Programs Manager Barbara DiTullio knew she wanted a system that would provide flexibility, efficiency, and security. The organization, a legal advocacy group for women’s issues based in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, decided to migrate its network over to Office … Continued The post Women’s Law Project Looks to the Future Switch to Office 365 appeared first on Tech Impact.

Minimum Wage Laws and How They Negatively Affect Agencies

Vertex Systems

. Over the past few months I’ve noticed more and more states signing set minimum wage/hour mandates into law. In 2016, Arizona signed a minimum wage mandate into law that required employers to pay $12/hr. If your agency is having to turn away individuals because state minimum wage laws are causing you to run in the red, g ive me a call (866) 981-2600 or send me an email ( Info@VertexSystems.com ) to learn more about how Intuition by Vertex can help you r agency be more efficient.

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States

AFP Blog

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States : "During the first half of 2014, there were 6,271 phishing attacks that targeted the "dot-org" Internet domain name often used by nonprofits, according to a study by the Anti-Phishing Working Group, a consortium of industry groups and international organizations.

Poisoning the Treaty for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

law--positions that would be hard for me to imagine passing our Congress. One of the most powerful industries on the planet, which already has loads of treaties and laws protecting its interests, needs to find balance against some of the most economically and information disadvantaged people on the planet? Especially since the Treaty for the Blind, if it were written to actually help the blind, would comply with all of those treaties and laws. Conflicts with American Law.

What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This is satisfied by having a law like the Chafee Amendment in the U.S., or similar laws in other countries like India and the EU. This survived in the Treaty in a much weaker form, which allows countries to choose to have a commerciality requirement in their copyright law, which some countries like Singapore and Australia already do have. law, plus it has import and export provisions between countries.

Jerry Jacobs and the Association Law Handbook

SocialFish

As I mentioned, I went to hear Jerry Jacobs talk about his book, the Association Law Handbook. Jacobs answered questions about copyright law and intellectual property; conflicts of interest and other governance issues (e.g. Tags: nonprofit law CAE associations ASAE It was actually a really good session - he's a fun, animated, friendly speaker and was able to make a very dry subject into a discussion we could all participate in. "We",

9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C)

AFP Blog

9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C): "These are the kinds of questions and responses I hear daily in my conversations about social media. From these conversations I've come up with a set of nine laws of social media to provide all marketers with proper expectations Often I tell folks to set and manage expectations correctly.

Blogging and the Law

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

And on top of that, sometimes knowing the law doesn't help - in many cases it was written for traditional journalists, and the courts haven't yet decided how it applies to bloggers. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has recently updated their legal guide for bloggers: you can find it on their website here. The guide addresses a broad range of legal pitfalls that a blogger might encounter.

Lawyer Offers to Give $25K to Charity if He Gets 25K Twitter Followers | ABA Journal - Law News Now

AFP Blog

Lawyer Offers to Give $25K to Charity if He Gets 25K Twitter Followers | ABA Journal - Law News Now: "A blogging lawyer doesn’t think he can top Ashton Kucher, but he has been inspired by the actor’s agreement to donate 10,000 malaria nets to charity as a result of winning a race with CNN to sign up 1 million Twitter followers

Care2 Helps in Law of the Sea Win - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

This is a huge step forward for ocean conservation and international law.

How to license mixed media, without a law degree

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What's even better, you don't need a law degree to understand it! Beth's Flickr Stream. From Icommons comes an incredibly useful legal brief to remixing media in the age of participatory media and campaigns by Steve Vosloo, Digital Hero Book Project.

Social Media, Video, and the Law

Wild Apricot Blog

Technology in the Arts has just released a well-researched and well-written review of the legal issues surrounding the use of video footage, Social Media, Video Footage, and the Law: What performing arts managers need to know. Therefore, they must know how current laws and emerging legal trends will affect their online marketing plans and be prepared to advocate within their organizations for.(

From Gartner: Five Laws for Exploring Virtual Worlds

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gartner's five laws for exploring virtual worlds at the enterprise level. First Law: Virtual worlds are not games, but neither are they a parallel universe (yet). Second Law: Behind every avatar is a real person Third Law: Be relevant and add value. Fourth Law: Understand and contain the downside. Fifth Law: This is a long haul. Hat tip to Jay Moonah for the pointer to this Gartner article about virtual worlds.

Power Law of Participation: How does it differ for collective charitable giving?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo from Ross Mayfield Still reflecting on the question " Are Fundraising Groundwells A Massive Opportunity or Distraction for Nonprofit Organizations?" Found this oldish post in my bookmark collection called Power Law of Participation for social software by Ross Mayfield.

Kyle's Adventures in Copyright Law, or: Yes, Your Work Belongs To You

Idealware

Copyright Law for fun and games (e.g. Recently, in the Idealware Creating Great Graphics For the Web seminar, we were asked if the photos (or videos, blogs, other published materials) created by libraries or other government-run/funded organizations belonged to the organization or were automatically public-domain. And honestly, we didn't know - typically we talk about government-created work as a great resource for copyright-free images. I suppose a little background is necessary.

6 Laws of Customer Experience Apply to Nonprofits

Idealware

I've recently been revisiting " 6 Laws of Customer Experience " written by a former colleague, Bruce Tempkin. It's a treasure trove of common sense wisdom for nonprofits and companies alike. Simply change the business language to nonprofit-ese and it comes alive. The bottom line is that when constituents have great experiences with your organization, they're likely to become bigger supporters and more involved.

Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs

John Haydon

Mitchell Law selected blogs that “offered a unique perspective with every post.” Blackbaud recently published a ranking of the top 10 nonprofit blogs, selecting this blog as #1!

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Nonprofit Tips to Fundraise More Effectively

Frogloop

Even with yearly email list growth slowing down by 10% and strict laws in some countries like the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL), email continues to be one of the most important tools for fundraising.

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36 Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2014

Wild Apricot Blog

Topics include: tips and tricks for seeking grants; non-profit CRM strategies; social media; non-profit tax law and more. This month, we''ve found 36 free non-profit webinars. nonprofit webinar

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The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Is Going into Full Effect – Are You Ready?

Connection Cafe

or any other country outside of Canada, this law applies to you. Canadian registered charities do have additional exemptions under the law. CASL laws allowed for a 3-year provisional period that began July 1, 2014 to allow businesses and nonprofits to prepare for the legislation. When this law first came into effect in Canada, it caused widespread panic.

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Are You Trying Social Media Contests to Promote Your Conference? [CASE STUDY: AILA]

SocialFish

Lindsay Curcio is an attorney who has been practicing immigration law since 1990. In addition to her practice, Lindsay is an adjunct professor of immigration law at New York Law School. A law student membership program exists too. In immigration law, networking is key.

9 Tips for Nonprofit Campaigners to Deal With Online Harassment

Frogloop

In addition to taking screenshots of all harassing communications - texts, social media posts, emails, and reporting it to your manager, HR department and law enforcement, it's important to take proactive steps in protecting your passwords and data.

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Why Your Nonprofit Website Needs a Privacy Policy (And What to Include)

NonProfit Hub

Be mindful of specific laws. There may be extraneous laws that apply to you even if your nonprofit doesn’t operate in a specific sector. When it comes to financial questions, laws governing the SEC may apply.

One-Third of a Press Pass to an Internet Law Program

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Deborah Finn was invited to be one of the bloggers who receives a press pass to the Internet Law Seminar at the Berkman Center next week. Unfortunately for her (fortunately for me), she couldn't make the third day of conference and arranged for me to be her substitute for the day. I'm not a lawyer, but it looks like a great learning opportunity. I was also. thrilled to see a topic of personal interest on the agenda.

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability. Active Listener Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Be A Better Listener How To Listen Listening Michelle Tillis The 11 Laws of Likability

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7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

Marking 50 years since the march from Selma to Montgomery, the Southern Poverty Law Center is telling the stories of the forgotten heroes of the fight for voting rights and asks people to share the issues they are fighting for today. Every successful campaign starts with a moment.

[New Report] Giving in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

The bill was only passed and signed into law on the back of bipartisan support. An election year always focuses the mind—on many different things.

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What to Expect When You’re Anticipating an Auditor

Connection Cafe

Focus Area: Compliance with Laws and Regulations. Compliance with laws and regulations is where the audit shifts from the strictly financial and control focus into the programmatic requirements. Are you expecting an audit?

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

Our Humane Law Enforcement team is heading to a home in North San Diego County, responding to a hoarding situation.

Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

Enacted in 1998, it’s the law of the digital land, protecting all content published online under the same copyright laws enjoyed by musical artists, novelists, videographers etc.