If this blog is an ad, then Spock has a goatee and Sulu has a dueling scar

If this blog is an ad, then Spock has a goatee and Sulu has a dueling scar

Summary: Wikipedia cites Mr. Spock's goatee from the original Star Trek series episode Mirror Mirror as "a part of popular culture as a satirical symbol of evil and normality run amok.

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Wikipedia cites Mr. Spock's goatee from the original Star Trek series episode Mirror Mirror as "a part of popular culture as a satirical symbol of evil and normality run amok."  So it is with states (currently, New York, though it's not alone) that would indiscriminately impose onerous advertising regulations on blogs and other online communications authored by lawyers.  In such a universe, markets aren't conversations — they're conversational vacuum.  More:

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Denise Howell

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Denise Howell is an appellate, intellectual property and technology lawyer who enjoys broad industry recognition for her expertise on the intersection of emerging technologies and law.

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  • I should have counted the words. Cha-Ching!

    I was expecting just a tiny bit more content in this blog. What was that two sentances or three. But don't worry, there were links to other blogs, also with ads I'm certain that actually discuss this. I'm glad I could help you ring that cash register with my assumption you might have something to say and not just 'tease' me. Hmmm, did I learn something from this? Will I click on another link or just think, I've been fooled into ringing the cash register and got ZERO content. What do you think. *Now I insert my advertisement here and ring my own cash register*

    Bill F.
    Bill F.
  • re: I should have counted the words. Cha-Ching!

    Bill,

    I've never felt the need to apologize for what does or doesn't go on a blog, and though you're likely not alone in your sentiments I'm not about to start. Blogging is a convenient way for me to squeeze some information sharing and hopefully some insights into an otherwise crazy and hectic existence. In my particular case the only alternative to catch-as-catch can content is just to shut up -- something I hope not to do.
    Denise Howell