I had hoped to publish this blog post over two weeks ago, but you know how that goes – work travel, projects for clients, jury duty, and a head cold took priority. However late, I still want to … Read more about Clickthrough v. browsewrap agreements
MLSs and brokers infringing copyrights?
Dashing off a quick post tonight.Elizabeth wrote earlier this year about the basics of copyright. But she was writing from the perspective of protecting MLS and broker copyrights. Today, I'm concerned … Read more about MLSs and brokers infringing copyrights?
Why MLSs should pursue their own top-level domain: .MLS
(Disclaimer: My company is doing work on a variety of fronts for MLS Domains Association, the group formed by 15 leading MLSs to seek a new top-level domain, .MLS, in the Internet, for use only by … Read more about Why MLSs should pursue their own top-level domain: .MLS
‘Core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 3: Arguments both ways
(This is Part 3 in a four-part series. I started with some definitions to get us on the same page; we then looked at NAR policy on the issue (for those MLSs that are bound by it); here, I'll provide … Read more about ‘Core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 3: Arguments both ways
MLS services ‘core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 2: NAR policy view
(This is Part 2 in a four-part series. I started with some definitions to get us on the same page; in this post I'll look at NAR policy on the issue (for those MLSs that are bound by it); next, I'll … Read more about MLS services ‘core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 2: NAR policy view
Who can be an AVP? Anyone (and his uncle)
In response to my request for readers to supply topics for MLSTesseract, I received this: "[W]e have a real estate portal site currently providing IDX for a participant of our MLS. The portal site … Read more about Who can be an AVP? Anyone (and his uncle)
My GeekEstate post regarding MLSs of the future
I posted today over on GeekEstateBlog with my ideas about what MLSs of the future need to be doing to stay strategically relevant. I'm on a panel at Inman's RE Connect this week in NYC on the subject. … Read more about My GeekEstate post regarding MLSs of the future
Should idealist lawyer seek other employment opportunity?
On a recent post I did about some implications of the DOJ/NAR VOW settlement, The Notorious Rob left a comment that exhibited some cynicism about how MLSs will react to the settlement. He wrote: As … Read more about Should idealist lawyer seek other employment opportunity?
Questions about implications of VOW settlement
The Notorious R.O.B. said some nice things about MLSTesseract and our VOW Clearinghouse in a post on his blog. He also apparently read the stuff we wrote (thanks for having the patience, Rob) and made … Read more about Questions about implications of VOW settlement