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Disney Hit With Lawsuit Claiming 'Zootopia' Ripped Off 'Total Recall' Writer

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According to complaint, Gary Goldman pitched his own 'Zootopia' project twice to Disney. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Legal Research Company Casetext Closes on $12 Million in Funding

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Jake Heller, founder and CEO, and Laura Safdie, chief operating officer and general counsel. The legal research service Casetext is announcing today that it has closed on a $12 million Series B funding round. Excluding e-discovery companies, it is one of the largest investments in a legal technology startup ever. General

Collaboration Agreement E-book available

Gordon P. Firemark

Do you work on creative projects with others? What should your collaboration agreements include? Protect your collaborators. Protect your work.

Advertisers Urge Google to Stop Selling Ads on YouTube

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NATHAN. When did Noah build the Ark, Gladys? Before the rain… From Spy Game , written by Michael Frost Beckner. Google’s got real problems with its failure to impose its YouTube terms of service before YouTube pipes dreck into your house by every means they can. (We We have yet to hear from cable operators about that , by the way.)

This the the truth that every Trump viewer chose to ignore. Shame on all of them.

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Suski on A First Amendment Defense Approach To Reforming Anti-Bullying Laws @EmilySuski

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Here is the abstract. This Article examines the anti-bullying laws and their response

Companies Pull Ads From Google, YouTube Over Racist, Terrorist Content

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"Major European clients are pulling their ad dollars out of Google and YouTube because of fears that their ads will end up next to videos promoting terrorism, racism and hate, and earn money for the extremists who posted the content. McDonald’s, Audi, and the U.K. government have already stopped using the platforms in the U.K.,

ICYMI: A Dozen Takeaways from the UCLA Entertainment Symposium

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Lawyers and analysts! VPs and VCs! It was “Entertainment Madness” on campus over the weekend. read more. THR, Esq.

Smokeball Releases AutoTime to Automatically Track and Record Work #ABATECHSHOW

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A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. The practice management platform Smokeball released AutoTime, a feature that the company says will revolutionize how small law firms record their time and that will allow them to gain a better understanding of their profitability on a per-matter basis.

FCC Adopts New Rules for Post-Incentive Auction Channel Sharing – Including Opportunities for LPTV and TV Translators to Increase Over-the-Air Coverage

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At its meeting yesterday, the FCC adopted new rules for post-auction channel sharing by broadcast television stations (see the public notice here ). Channel sharing was a concept adopted by the FCC in connection with the broadcast incentive auction, to allow two or more stations to share a single 6 MHz TV channel, while retaining separate licenses.

Samaha and Germano on Whether Commercial Speech Cases Are Ideological: An Empirical Inquiry @nyulaw

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Adam M. Samaha and Roy Germano, both of the New York University School of Law, are publishing Are Commercial Speech Cases Ideological?

Trump tried to burn down Obamacare. He set his hair on fire instead | Ross Barkan | Opinion | The Guardian

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Trump tried to burn down Obamacare. He set his hair on fire instead | Ross Barkan | Opinion | The Guardian : "" (Via

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Appeals Court Rules TV Streamers Don't Get Compulsory License to Broadcast Networks

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The 9th Circuit has reversed a federal judge who concluded otherwise. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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Clio Announces New Integrations, Enhanced Features #ABATECHSHOW

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A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Practice management platform Clio announced integrations with five additional third-party applications, bringing its total number of third-party integrations to more than 50. Continue reading →. General Clio TechShow

Court of Appeals Rules that Over-the-Top Video Service is Not a Cable System Entitled to Statutory License to Retransmit TV Station Programming

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In a decision released this week , the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a District Court decision (about which we wrote here ) that had found that a video service provided by Aereokiller was a “cable system” as defined by Section 111 of the Copyright Act.

Arewa on Curation, Music, and Law @obateaching

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Here is the abstract. One hundred years ago in early 1917, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band

Dissecting Trump’s Most Rabid Online Following | FiveThirtyEight

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"Subreddit algebra isn’t quite as simple as A – B = C. We’re showing just the top five. Finally, coming in at No. Via.).

Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Sued by Family of Man Depicted in 'The Great Debaters'

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Can Melvin B. Tolson's heirs really win a case that alleges exploitation? read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

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Techshow Recap: Not Your Granddaddy’s Legal Tech Conference

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Clio CEO Jack Newton introduces the Techshow keynote with the CEOs of Avvo, Rocket Lawyer and LegalZoom. After 31 years, ABA Techshow is the granddaddy of legal technology conferences. That can be both a blessing and a curse. Amid a surge of legal-tech-conference upstarts, the challenge for Techshow is not merely to stay relevant, but […].

New Wrinkle in Pre-1972 Sound Recording Cases – Georgia Supreme Court Holds that iHeart Streaming Does Not Violate State Criminal Statute

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The Georgia Supreme Court this week issued a decision holding that the streaming of pre-1972 sound recordings by iHeart Media does not violate the state’s criminal statutes against the “transfer” of recorded sounds without the permission of the owner of the master recording.

Fishman on Music as a Matter of Law @jpfishman

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Joseph Fishman, Vanderbilt University Law School, is publishing Music as a Matter of Law in volume 131 of the Harvard Law Review. Here is the abstract.

Republicans Can't Get Their S**t Together on Health Care: The Daily Show

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Supreme Court Uses Imagination in Ruling Cheerleader Uniform Designs Can Be Copyrighted

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At least one justice can't conceive of stripes, chevrons and color blocks as being anything but useful. read more. THR, Esq.

Page Vault Introduces On-Demand Web Archiving #ABATECHSHOW

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A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. The post Page Vault Introduces On-Demand Web Archiving #ABATECHSHOW appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General Page Vault TechShow

Rule Britannia

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His Jackness. The word “never” is best heard in its original British.

Chen and Yeh on How Rights Revolutions Happen: Free Speech and the First Amendment

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Daniel L. Free Speech and the First Amendment

The biggest terrorist threat to America by far but unfortunately as always America chooses to ignore it. New York sword attacker 'targeted black men' - BBC News

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James Harris Jackson, 28, is said to have taken a bus from Baltimore to New York with the intention of targeting black men.

Kesha's Amended Lawsuit Against Dr. Luke Rejected by Judge

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Ruby Receptionists Integrates with Rocket Matter #ABATECHSHOW

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A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. Ruby Receptionists, the virtual receptionist service, and Rocket Matter, the practice management platform, announced their integration during last week’s ABA Techshow. General Ruby Receptionists TechShow

Following the Money: Solutions for Google’s Problems with Defrauded Advertisers — Music Tech Solutions

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Google’s UK Policy Manager Theo Bertram advised in 2012–“Follow the Money to Fight Online Piracy”. YouTube Meltdown

Gelber and Stone on Constitutions, Gender, and Freedom of Expression: The Legal Regulation of Pornography @KGelber @stone_adrienne

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Healthcare Repeal Efforts In Tailspin As Freedom Caucus Vows to Defeat AHCA - The Daily Beast

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A visibly frustrated Rep. We have not gotten enough of our members to get to yes at this point under what we’re currently considering,” Rep.

Justice Department Settles Antitrust Lawsuit Against AT&T, DirecTV

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A consent judgment with restrictions on the sharing of information is being proposed that will undergo review in a 60-day comment period. read more.

Worldox Enables Office 365 Integration #ABATECHSHOW

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A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow. The post Worldox Enables Office 365 Integration #ABATECHSHOW appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General Office 365 TechShow Worldox