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General Conference, A Religious Holiday for Mormons

October 6th, 2013 · No Comments

October 5, 2013 - Saturday marked the beginning of another Semiannual General Conference for Mormons, as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints occasionally refer to themselves.
This remarkable gathering in Salt Lake City is what makes me regard Conference Weekend as a “religious holiday” among Mormons. It takes place the first Sunday […]

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Meditations on the Modern Mormon Pioneer, Where ‘The Desert Shall Rejoice, and Blossom As The Rose’

October 6th, 2013 · No Comments

September 29, 2013 - During our Sunday worship these past several Sunday School sessions, we’ve been studying the history of our church. Two weeks ago, the subject was the Latter-day Saints entry into the Salt Lake Valley in July 1847. Last week, we talked about the saints who, in October 1856, left to rescue the […]

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From IP-Watch, US IP Attachés Take Hard-Line Position On Overseas IP Enforcement

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments

My piece about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce event last Friday on U.S. intellectual property attachés giving a report, and taking a hard line, on the enforcement of U.S. intellectual property, overseas, is now live on ip-watch.org.
Here’s the first couple of paragraphs:
WASHINGTON, DC - Nations ranging from Brazil to Brunei to Russia are failing to […]

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Building Momentum for the Broadband Breakfast Club with November 18 Event

October 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

By Drew Clark
Over at BroadbandCensus.com, I’ve just posted an entry about the Broadband Breakfast Club series. In it, I note that Stan Fendley, the director of legislative and regulatory policy for Corning, Inc., has joined the roster of speakers for BroadbandCensus.com’s next big event: the Tuesday, November 18 meeting of the Broadband Breakfast Club.
With the […]

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BroadbandCensus.com Presents the Broadband Breakfast Club With Event on Digital Copyright

October 9th, 2008 · No Comments

October 14 Breakfast to Feature Representatives from Software, Electronics, and Recording Industries; plus Scholar Responsible for ‘Chilling Effects’
Press Releases
WASHINGTON, October 8 - BroadbandCensus.com announced the inaugural event of the Broadband Breakfast Club: a forum on Tuesday, October 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., about 10 years under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, at the […]

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What Was the Gore Commission on Digital Television Broadcasting All About?

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Note: On Friday, October 3, the Information Economy Project at George Mason University School of Law will feature a discussion about “The Gore Commission, 10 Years Later: The Public Interest Obligations of Digital TV Broadcasters in Perfect Hindsight.” It will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the National Press Club. Registration details are below.
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Do TV Broadcasters Have Obligations to the Public? Forum TOMORROW, 10/3

October 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Note: On Friday, October 3, the Information Economy Project at George Mason University School of Law will feature a discussion about “The Gore Commission, 10 Years Later: The Public Interest Obligations of Digital TV Broadcasters in Perfect Hindsight.” It will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the National Press Club. Registration details are below.

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California Telecom Regulator Rachelle Chong, Former FCC Commissioner, to Keynote ‘Broadband Census for America’

September 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Our conference, “Broadband Census for America,” is fast approaching…. The event is tomorrow. If you want to attend, follow the instructions in the press release below:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2008 – California Public Utilities Commissioner Rachelle Chong, a member of the Federal Communications Commission from 1994 to 1997, will kick off the Broadband Census […]

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