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Just so you know where you stand: Google attacks authors and photographers organizations in Google Books case

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The Authors Guild sued in 2005. This entire case is disingenuous bunk and has been from the beginning a delaying action while Google scans as many books as it possibly can while dragging out the litigation as long as it can.  Which is, of course, why it is a shabby proposition.  The photographers’ lawsuit was filed two years ago.

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Why is there a Google Books? Part 1: Machine Translations and Customer X

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It’s worth taking a longer look at exactly what Google Books is and who it may be meant to serve. book on Peter F. Perhaps dozens. 

It’s Their Web: Google’s land grab with the new gTLDs for.music,film,movie,book

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Cerf has served as vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google since October 2005. Meet the new boss, worse than the old boss.

Communications Law Class Assignment For The Week of April 10th 2005

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Make sure you have completed your reading of chapter five of the text book. We will be completing our discussion of "Invasion of Privacy" this week. In class we will be discussing "False Light", page 193, "Intrusion" and the "Expectation of Privacy". You must read at least to page 200 in the text

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Communications Law Class Assignment For The Week of April 10th 2005

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Make sure you have completed your reading of chapter five of the text book. We will be completing our discussion of "Invasion of Privacy" this week. In class we will be discussing "False Light", page 193, "Intrusion" and the "Expectation of Privacy". You must read at least to page 200 in the text

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The New York Times > Books > Sunday Book Review > 'The World Is Flat': The Wealth of Yet More Nations

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The New York Times > Books > Sunday Book Review > 'The World Is Flat': The Wealth of Yet More Nations The New York Times May 1, 2005 'The World Is Flat': The Wealth of Yet More Nations By FAREED ZAKARIA THE WORLD IS FLAT A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. The book is done in Friedman's trademark style. Friedman.

CBS 46 Atlanta - Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S.

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Nov 12, 2005, 11:01 PM. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Former President Jimmy Carter, on a tour to promote his latest book, is sharply questioning the direction the Bush administration has taken the country. Carter is promoting his 20th book, "Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis," which he describes as his first political book.

CBS 46 Atlanta - Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S.

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Nov 12, 2005, 11:01 PM. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Former President Jimmy Carter, on a tour to promote his latest book, is sharply questioning the direction the Bush administration has taken the country. Carter is promoting his 20th book, "Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis," which he describes as his first political book.

Confess to premiere at the Hampton's Festival

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on Friday, October 21, 2005 at the UA 4 Theater in East Hampton. 2) 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the UA 6 Theater in East Hampton. 3) 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the Panasonic VIP screening room at the South Hampton Inn. CONFESS will be screening at: 1) 9:00 p.m. Parking entrance on Ivar).

Confess to premiere at the Hampton's Festival

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on Friday, October 21, 2005 at the UA 4 Theater in East Hampton. 2) 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the UA 6 Theater in East Hampton. 3) 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2005 at the Panasonic VIP screening room at the South Hampton Inn. CONFESS will be screening at: 1) 9:00 p.m. Parking entrance on Ivar).

NPR : Alabama Desegregation Pioneer Dies

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University of Alabama All Things Considered, October 13, 2005 · Vivian Malone Jones, the first African-American student to graduate from the University of Alabama, has died at age 63. Culpepper Clark, author of The Schoolhouse Door, a book about the last stand for segregation in Alabama, discusses Jones' life and legacy.

NPR : Alabama Desegregation Pioneer Dies

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University of Alabama All Things Considered, October 13, 2005 · Vivian Malone Jones, the first African-American student to graduate from the University of Alabama, has died at age 63. Culpepper Clark, author of The Schoolhouse Door, a book about the last stand for segregation in Alabama, discusses Jones' life and legacy.

“Wife Swap” Producer May Proceed with Copyright Infringement Claim Against “Trading Spouses”

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Supp.2d 556, 2005 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 12923 (C.D.Cal. 2005). RDF Media produced a reality television show called “Wife Swap” that was aired on ABC in May 2004. Shortly after its airing, Fox Broadcasting ran a similar show called “Trading Spouses.” RDF brought suit based on two claims: copyright and trade dress infringement.

“Wife Swap” Producer May Proceed with Copyright Infringement Claim Against “Trading Spouses”

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Supp.2d 556, 2005 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 12923 (C.D.Cal. 2005). RDF Media produced a reality television show called “Wife Swap” that was aired on ABC in May 2004. Shortly after its airing, Fox Broadcasting ran a similar show called “Trading Spouses.” RDF brought suit based on two claims: copyright and trade dress infringement.

About.com: Debunking Cosby on Blacks

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About.com: washingtonpost.com Debunking Cosby on Blacks By Michelle Singletary Sunday, November 13, 2005; F01 Was comedian Bill Cosby right when he criticized poor blacks for not appreciating and thus capitalizing on the path people such as civil rights icon Rosa Parks paved? And Dyson proves as much in his well-researched book.

About.com: Debunking Cosby on Blacks

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About.com: washingtonpost.com Debunking Cosby on Blacks By Michelle Singletary Sunday, November 13, 2005; F01 Was comedian Bill Cosby right when he criticized poor blacks for not appreciating and thus capitalizing on the path people such as civil rights icon Rosa Parks paved? And Dyson proves as much in his well-researched book.

Nevada Supreme Court Overturns State "Son of Sam" Law

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Lerner wrote a book in prison, "You Got Nothing Coming, Notes From a Prison Fish," which describes both his life experiences in prison as well as Slavin's murder. Pursuant to the Nevada "Son of Sam" law, Donna Seres, the victim's sister, sued Lerner for all the profits from his book. Copyright 2005, Mark LitwakSeres v. 2004).

Nevada Supreme Court Overturns State "Son of Sam" Law

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Lerner wrote a book in prison, "You Got Nothing Coming, Notes From a Prison Fish," which describes both his life experiences in prison as well as Slavin's murder. Pursuant to the Nevada "Son of Sam" law, Donna Seres, the victim's sister, sued Lerner for all the profits from his book. Copyright 2005, Mark Litwak Seres v. 2004).

NALIP AND SAN JUAN CINEMAFEST SPONSOR FREE PANELS ON PITCHING, FINANCING AND DISTRIBUTING FILMS

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Mark Litwak’s entertainment law practice includes work in the areas of copyright, trademark, contract, multimedia law, intellectual property, and book publishing (“Dealmaking in the Film and Television Industry,” “Risky Business: Financing and Distribution of Independent Film”). Call (310) 859 9595 if you would like to purchase one.

NALIP AND SAN JUAN CINEMAFEST SPONSOR FREE PANELS ON PITCHING, FINANCING AND DISTRIBUTING FILMS

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Mark Litwak’s entertainment law practice includes work in the areas of copyright, trademark, contract, multimedia law, intellectual property, and book publishing (“Dealmaking in the Film and Television Industry,” “Risky Business: Financing and Distribution of Independent Film”). Call (310) 859 9595 if you would like to purchase one.

Editorial Observer: Justice Breyer Proposes a New Path for the Post-Rehnquist Court - New York Times

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Editorial Observer: Justice Breyer Proposes a New Path for the Post-Rehnquist Court - New York Times September 26, 2005 Editorial Observer: Justice Breyer Proposes a New Path for the Post-Rehnquist Court By ADAM COHEN. In law school, I took a yearlong administrative law course from Stephen Breyer. on the soil of America."

Editorial Observer: Justice Breyer Proposes a New Path for the Post-Rehnquist Court - New York Times

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Editorial Observer: Justice Breyer Proposes a New Path for the Post-Rehnquist Court - New York Times September 26, 2005 Editorial Observer: Justice Breyer Proposes a New Path for the Post-Rehnquist Court By ADAM COHEN. In law school, I took a yearlong administrative law course from Stephen Breyer. on the soil of America."

Justice Weighs Desire v. Duty (Duty Prevails) - New York Times

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Duty (Duty Prevails) - New York Times August 25, 2005 Justice Weighs Desire v. On the other hand, Justice Scalia's more abstract discussion of his jurisprudence, in a book titled "A Matter of Interpretation," has proved a steady seller since its publication in 1997. Justice Weighs Desire v. Duty (Duty Prevails) By LINDA GREENHOUSE.

Justice Weighs Desire v. Duty (Duty Prevails) - New York Times

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Duty (Duty Prevails) - New York Times August 25, 2005 Justice Weighs Desire v. On the other hand, Justice Scalia's more abstract discussion of his jurisprudence, in a book titled "A Matter of Interpretation," has proved a steady seller since its publication in 1997. Justice Weighs Desire v. Duty (Duty Prevails) By LINDA GREENHOUSE.

Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times

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Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times November 10, 2005 Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper By KATHARINE Q. She has written four books and in 2002 was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism for reporting, before the terrorist attacks of Sept. SEELYE. leak case. Lawyers for Ms.

Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times

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Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times November 10, 2005 Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper By KATHARINE Q. She has written four books and in 2002 was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism for reporting, before the terrorist attacks of Sept. SEELYE. leak case. Lawyers for Ms.

Documentary Filmmakers Adopt Position on Fair Use

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Likewise, borrowing from a book that is out of print is not likely to have an adverse impact on its sales. In one case, the author of the book “Welcome to Twin Peaks: A Complete Guide to Who’s Who and What’s What,” was found to have infringed the television series “Twin Peaks.” chapter).

Documentary Filmmakers Adopt Position on Fair Use

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Likewise, borrowing from a book that is out of print is not likely to have an adverse impact on its sales. In one case, the author of the book “Welcome to Twin Peaks: A Complete Guide to Who’s Who and What’s What,” was found to have infringed the television series “Twin Peaks.” chapter).

Woman of Mass Destruction - New York Times

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Woman of Mass Destruction - New York Times October 22, 2005 Op-Ed Columnist Woman of Mass Destruction By MAUREEN DOWD. I've always liked Judy Miller. have often wondered what Waugh or Thackeray would have made of the Fourth Estate's Becky Sharp. enjoy operatic types. She never knew when to quit. That was her talent and her flaw. issues.

Woman of Mass Destruction - New York Times

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Woman of Mass Destruction - New York Times October 22, 2005 Op-Ed Columnist Woman of Mass Destruction By MAUREEN DOWD. I've always liked Judy Miller. have often wondered what Waugh or Thackeray would have made of the Fourth Estate's Becky Sharp. enjoy operatic types. She never knew when to quit. That was her talent and her flaw. issues.

About.com

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About.com: Friday, August 5, 2005; Posted: 12:07 p.m. For a long time, we've talked in the game industry about gender diversity as the one problem on the radar, but the racial split is worse," said Ian Bogost, a Georgia Tech game design professor who recently published a book on video game criticism. Games are an expressive medium.

About.com

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About.com: Friday, August 5, 2005; Posted: 12:07 p.m. For a long time, we've talked in the game industry about gender diversity as the one problem on the radar, but the racial split is worse," said Ian Bogost, a Georgia Tech game design professor who recently published a book on video game criticism. Games are an expressive medium.

Justices Likely to Reconvene With No Word on Nominee - New York Times

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Justices Likely to Reconvene With No Word on Nominee - New York Times October 3, 2005 Justices Likely to Reconvene With No Word on Nominee By DAVID STOUT. Mr. Bush planned to go to the court on Monday for the ceremony installing John G. Roberts Jr. as chief justice of the United States. But the president's chief of staff, Andrew H. Card Jr.,

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Justices Likely to Reconvene With No Word on Nominee - New York Times

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Justices Likely to Reconvene With No Word on Nominee - New York Times October 3, 2005 Justices Likely to Reconvene With No Word on Nominee By DAVID STOUT. Mr. Bush planned to go to the court on Monday for the ceremony installing John G. Roberts Jr. as chief justice of the United States. But the president's chief of staff, Andrew H. Card Jr.,

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Patrick Gaffey On The Dedication Of Many Americans To The Policies Of President Bush

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On September 21, 2005, during a political discussion on the Miles Davis Discussion Listserv, a European participant wondered at the “unquestioning dedication” many Americans seem to feel toward their president. An American participant, Patrick Gaffey, replied: Terry, I sympathize with your difficulty in understanding America today. Armwood

Patrick Gaffey On The Dedication Of Many Americans To The Policies Of President Bush

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On September 21, 2005, during a political discussion on the Miles Davis Discussion Listserv, a European participant wondered at the “unquestioning dedication” many Americans seem to feel toward their president. An American participant, Patrick Gaffey, replied: Terry, I sympathize with your difficulty in understanding America today. Armwood

Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times

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Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times July 21, 2005 Time for a Federal Shield Law. There is no case on record where prosecutions have not been brought or have failed because of shield laws in states where such laws - including many providing absolute protection - have been on the books for decades.

Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times

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Time for a Federal Shield Law - New York Times July 21, 2005 Time for a Federal Shield Law. There is no case on record where prosecutions have not been brought or have failed because of shield laws in states where such laws - including many providing absolute protection - have been on the books for decades.

About.com's Race Relations Guide Discusses Out of Wedlock Births and the African American Community - Printer Friendly

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Interviews with 162 low-income white, African-American and Hispanic women in Philadelphia are summarized and synthesized by sociologists Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas in a book "Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage," published by the University of California Press.

About.com's Race Relations Guide Discusses Out of Wedlock Births and the African American Community - Printer Friendly

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Interviews with 162 low-income white, African-American and Hispanic women in Philadelphia are summarized and synthesized by sociologists Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas in a book "Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage," published by the University of California Press.