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Brazil's Social Media Boom Sparks Calls For New Privacy Laws - WBUR

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Social media is booming in Brazil, which has become a major market for both Facebook and Twitter. But Brazilian law is still in flux, and legislation is only just being created to deal with the rise of social media. (AFP/Getty Images)

 
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Lawyer Uses Social Media to Gather Plaintiffs in Gawker Intern Lawsuit

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If you have been following the media recently you will know that Gawker media, parent company of web...

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Local Government Lawyer - Number of council staff suspended for breaching social media rules on the rise

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The number of UK council workers suspended after being accused of breaking social media rules rose last year, it has emerged.


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Building the future of MPA enforcement: Project Eyes on the Seas and other high-tech surveillance programs | OpenChannels: Forum for Ocean Planning and Management

Building the future of MPA enforcement: Project Eyes on the Seas and other high-tech surveillance programs | OpenChannels: Forum for Ocean Planning and Management | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
If you were to build a system to combat illegal fishing, including within remote MPAs, it would most likely feature a way to track two things: where fishing vessels are in relation to the area of interest, and whether those vessels are fishing.  Thanks to advancements in technology over the past decade, such systems have become available.  Using a combination of satellites and on-board transponders, the systems are empowering a potential revolution in how governments can enforce their rules within MPAs, particularly remote ones.
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Ninth Circuit Rules State Must Protect Salmon Runs In Addition To Tribal Fishing Rights

Ninth Circuit Rules State Must Protect Salmon Runs In Addition To Tribal Fishing Rights | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor A three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled June 27th that in addition to recognizing tribal fishing rights, pursuant to the Stevens Treaties entered in the middle 1850s between Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest and the Washington Territorial Governor, the government is mandated to protect the…
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Stop slavery on our shores - Bangkok Post

Stop slavery on our shores - Bangkok Post | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
“Mention slave labour on Thai commercial trawlers, and it evokes the images of victimised migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia.”
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Katherine Hawes, "The Fish Lawyer" of Aquarius Lawyers | Entrepreneur Podcast Network

Katherine Hawes, "The Fish Lawyer" of Aquarius Lawyers | Entrepreneur Podcast Network | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
Katherine Hawes, "The Fish Lawyer" who is the founder of Aquarius Lawyers, a legal company which advises and represents organizations and businesses on issues pertaining to the marine environment joins the Enterprise Radio.
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FIS - Worldnews - Huge investment to fight illegal fishing

FIS - Worldnews - Huge investment to fight illegal fishing | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
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The continuous need to review and improve laws to combat illegal fishing

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Pirate fishing steals from poor and wrecks marine environment

Pirate fishing steals from poor and wrecks marine environment | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
When the Russian owned factory ship Oleg Naydenov was recently seized by armed Senegalese commandos for illegal fishing in Senegal’s exclusive territorial 12-mile fishing zone, it shone a much-needed spotlight…
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Fanastic article on the need to combat illegal fishing. It is important that devleoping countries are supported in the fight against illegal fishing.

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Enslaved aboard 10 ships of shame - Cape Times | IOL.co.za

Enslaved aboard 10 ships of shame - Cape Times | IOL.co.za | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
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The untold stories of hundreds who work on boats

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Md. cracks down on oyster poaching - Delmarva Now

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Md. cracks down on oyster poaching
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The implementation of the Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network now provides the Natural Resources Police with laptops and radar that work 24/7 to monitor commercial fishing practices.
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Maryland cracks down on oyster poaching - So Md News

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Maryland cracks down on oyster poaching
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and State Police hope new technology and harsher penalties will help crack down on illegal oyster harvesting in the Chesapeake Bay.
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Vietnam, Indonesia boost cooperation in fisheries - News VietNamNet

Vietnam, Indonesia boost cooperation in fisheries - News VietNamNet | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
 The governments of Vietnam and Indonesia are proposed to extend by five
years the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on navigation and fisheries
cooperation inked by the two countries in January 2010.
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Local Government Lawyer - Number of council staff suspended for breaching social media rules on the rise

Local Government Lawyer - Number of council staff suspended for breaching social media rules on the rise | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it

The number of UK council workers suspended after being accused of breaking social media rules rose last year, it has emerged.


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Global fish production approaching sustainable limit, UN warns

Global fish production approaching sustainable limit, UN warns | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
Around 90% of the world’s stocks are now fully or overfished and production is set to increase further by 2025, according to report from UN’s food body
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Indonesia’s harsh response to illegal fishing: Blowing up ships

Indonesia’s harsh response to illegal fishing: Blowing up ships | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
“This is to serve as a deterrent to others,” Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti said after destroying the last of the infamous "Bandit 6" fishing vessels.
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The Partitioning of Brazil's Ocean and Rivers Threatens Small-Scale Fishing ... - Truth-Out

The Partitioning of Brazil's Ocean and Rivers Threatens Small-Scale Fishing ... - Truth-Out | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
“A model for large-scale fish production in Brazil has resulted in the displacement of small-scale fishing families.”
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Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
“About 25 percent of all wild-caught seafood imports are part of the illicit trade, according to a study published this year.”
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Legal take of turtles studied, but illegal fishing said bigger threat

Legal take of turtles studied, but illegal fishing said bigger threat | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
Legal harvests of marine turtles exceed 42,000 a year but illegal fishing and bycatch are much bigger threats to the endangered animals, British scientists say.
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NunatsiaqOnline 2014-02-03: NEWS: Nunavut company pleads not guilty to illegal fishing

NunatsiaqOnline 2014-02-03: NEWS: Nunavut company pleads not guilty to illegal fishing | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
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Despite the cost - illegal fishing prosecutions are important, it is a crime to steal

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Illegal abalone fishing in Port Stephens

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The Department of Primary Industries is appealing for anyone with information about illegal fishing of abalone at Port Stephens to contact them.
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SPC: Moses Amos appointed Director of SPC’s Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems

SPC: Moses Amos appointed Director of SPC’s Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
Pacific News Center - The most breaking news, local news and sports news for Guam and the Marianas, along with K57 Interviews.
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Revolutionary Apartheid: Illegal fishing on the rise in Cuba | Babalú Blog

Revolutionary Apartheid: Illegal fishing on the rise in Cuba | Babalú Blog | Commercial fishing - legal issues | Scoop.it
By Armando de Armas in Martí News: Illegal fishing on the rise in Cuba In Cuba, it's revolutionary apartheid. Common folk get catfish, while the
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Speakers highlight need for curbing illegal fishing - Business Recorder

Speakers highlight need for curbing illegal fishing Business Recorder Considering the overexploiting of fisheries resources in Pakistan, speakers highlighted the need for taking appropriate management measures to control illegal fishing and urged...
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