text messages

Mar 3, 2023

Md. high court says sex abuse law applies to substitute teacher

The Maryland Supreme Court has reinstated the child sexual abuse conviction of a middle school substitute teacher who sent a student sexually charged texts outside of class.

Sep 21, 2022

Md. high court will weigh if sex abuse law applies to substitute teacher

At the heart of the case: Does a substitute teacher have supervisory authority over a child after school hours?

Oct 15, 2018

Md. high court will weigh if child porn includes ‘sexting’

Maryland’s top court will consider whether a 16-year-old who texted a video of herself engaging in a consensual sexual act with an adult was “involved” in distributing child pornography in violation of state law.

May 18, 2015

High court to hear dispute over ad agency’s text messages

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider whether an advertising agency hired to boost recruitment for the U.S. Navy is immune from a lawsuit that claims it illegally authorized thousands of unsolicited text messages. The justices said Monday they will hear an appeal from the Campbell-Ewald Company, which claims federal contractors can’t be sued under the […]

May 7, 2013

Nation’s first ruling on text solicitations draws mixed reviews

Last month, Ohio became the first state in the nation to give the green light to lawyers sending text messages to solicit prospective clients.

Apr 1, 2013

Eye Opener: Gambling expansion’s impact

A few government and politics headlines for Monday.

Jun 11, 2012

An uplanned unplugged weekend

I unplugged a little from technology this weekend. Voluntarily, you ask? Of course not, I answer. (Do you know me at all?) Here’s the setup:  I was out at the Hampden Honfest with a friend, my wife and the two babies. Our 18-month old was getting a little fussy, so I took her home so […]

Sep 29, 2011

Cellphone companies vary in how they keep data

NEW YORK — A document obtained by the ACLU shows for the first time how the four largest cellphone companies in the U.S. treat data about their subscribers’ calls, text messages, Web surfing and approximate locations. The one-page document from the Justice Department’s cybercrime division shows, for instance, that Verizon Wireless keeps, for a year, […]

May 19, 2011

Other legislation signed into law by Gov. O’Malley

ANNAPOLIS — A glance at other legislation signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley Thursday at the third and final bill- signing ceremony from the legislative session: LAWN FERTILIZER — Maryland will limit nitrogen used in lawn fertilizer, ban most phosphorous and restrict when lawn fertilizer can be applied. CHILD NEGLECT — Child neglect becomes a crime. […]

Nov 19, 2010

Top 5: What can brown do for you?

Foreclosures, holiday shopping and troublesome text messages — these staples of the modern-day news diet dominated the list of the top 5 most-read business stories this week at The Daily Record’s website. There was also a very scary tornado that touched down in Baltimore; luckily, no one was hurt. 1. Former Baltimore Sun editor resigns […]

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