John Oliver Explains Why Calling 911 Frequently Fails to Keep You Safe

Last Week Tonight

I love my landline. So much, in fact, that I have two. But I also know from the work that I do that most landlines, simply by definition, do a better job in an emergency than do mobile phones.  So the fact that this matter has caught the attention of the brilliant, focused and occasionally ribald newsman/comedian John Oliver is very gratifying to me, if for no other reason than the fact that he can reach a larger audience in real time than any professional article or speaker can at an industry conference.  He’s presented the issue with both clarity and accuracy. For those of us in any portion of the 911 space, this is hugely good news!  It just might save lives.  Today..


Is it Legal to Use American Cloud Services in Europe?

V Barcelona Telecom Consultants Day - Europe and USA different point of view


5 Questions for Martha Buyer

Michael Petro, Editor of the Buffalo Law Journal asks Martha these 5 questions:

  1. What’s at the core of the telecommunications rule changes to text message advertising instituted last fall?
  2. Where have you seen this come into play?
  3. Did this have an impact on the recent settlement of the Buffalo Bills text message lawsuit?
  4. You covered these topics during a recent webinar. What else was discussed?
  5. With all that’s going on in terms of modifications to these laws, what is the takeaway for firms such as yours that focus on telecommunications law?

Here are the answers


Pro Bono Awards

The Colorado Supreme Court recognizes those law firms, solo practitioners, and in-house counsel groups that have committed to the annual goal of 50 hours of pro bono legal services.

This seal recognizes that Martha Buyer LLC achieved the pro bono goal in calendar year 2011.

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