Board member resigns over MLS rule in Minnesota

Several MLSs adopt law banning specific uses of 'MLS' terms

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A board member for the Regional Multiple Listing Service in Minnesota has stepped down in protest of a rule banning the use of “MLS” and related terms in company names and Web site addresses, and is now considering whether to take legal action against the MLS.

Several other MLS members, including the former chairman of an ethics committee for the Minnesota Association of Realtors trade group, also oppose the rule. As of Sept.