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

Music Technology Policy

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. 

Judge Nixes Google Books Settlement

Media Law Prof Blog

From the Chronicle of Higher Education; from the American Library Association; from the ABA Journal's Law News Now Coverage of the news that Judge Denny Chin has rejected the proposed settlement between Google and the Authors Guild and other plaintiffs.

Critiquing The “Free Culture” Book Report or “The Copyright Education of Mr. Khanna”

Music Technology Policy

But while you’re waiting for that line to form, give a read of Mr. Cleland’s The Copyright Education of Mr. Khanna. 

Law Prof's Work On Copyright Immortalized In His Own Comic Books

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The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses the late Keith Aoki's life and work here. Mr. Aoki, a University of California, Davis, law professor, who taught intellectual property law, died April 26th

Chronicle of Higher Education Issue Focuses On Copyright

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In this week's issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, "The Copyright Rebellion: A Special Report." The issue includes two articles by Marc Parry, "Supreme Court Takes Up Scholars Rights," and "Out of Fear, Colleges Lock Books and Images Away

Texas State Board of Education Members Get Their Bill Martins Mixed Up

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From the Chronicle of Higher Education, news that a member of the Texas State Board of Education asked that a book by "Bill Martin" be banned from the third grade social studies curriculum because it promulgated "very strong critiques of

Another 20 Questions: Manager Agreements

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For tour income, the typical deductions would be for the cost of sound and lights, opening acts or musicians, some tour personnel, promoter commissions, sometimes booking agency commissions. 20 questions for new artists artist education managment agreementsThis weeks topic deals with artist management agreements.

Another 20 Questions: Manager Agreements

Music Technology Policy

For tour income, the typical deductions would be for the cost of sound and lights, opening acts or musicians, some tour personnel, promoter commissions, sometimes booking agency commissions. 20 questions for new artists artist education managment agreementsThis weeks topic deals with artist management agreements.

District Judge Dismisses Case Challenging Denial of Master of Science Degree

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This is a victory for those who value science and technology education, and have recently been called to the front lines in Texas. James J.

DON’T SIGN THAT! – Webinar April 17th.

Gordon P. Firemark

What to do if a publisher wants your book. You’ll learn: Legal basics every artist & entrepreneur needs to know. Space is limited. Period. 

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Scholar Sues In French Courts Over Book Review

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The Times Higher Education reports that a dispute between two scholars will proceed to trial after one has refused to remove a negative review of the other's book. Dr. Joseph Weiler published a review of Dr. Karin Calvo-Goller's work The

April 23: UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day

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April 23 has been designated by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO’s ),  as World Book and Copyright Day. What is the significance of April 23, 1616? Literary greats Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilasco de la Vega all died on this date. 

Watch It, Girl

Media Law Prof Blog

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, a piece on why the University Press of Kansas changed the title and cover of a forthcoming book from That Girl to Those Girls. If That Girl reminds you of a certain tv series

Another 20 Questions: Manager Agreements

Music Technology Policy

For tour income, the typical deductions would be for the cost of sound and lights, opening acts or musicians, some tour personnel, promoter commissions, sometimes booking agency commissions. 20 questions for new artists artist education managment agreementsThis weeks topic deals with artist management agreements.

Epsilons at the Brave New Googleplex: Film by Fired Google Whistleblower Explains Horrendous Google Books Metadata

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MTP readers will recall the article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Berkeley Professor Geoffrey Nunberg, " Google Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars.". Reblogged from MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY: [vimeo 15852288 w=595 h=447] Here''s another item that won''t make it into the Wikipedia article on "Google, Inc.".

How To Go Broke Despite Your Success, The Lady Gaga Way

Gordon P. Firemark

Ever meet a 22 year-old who was well-educated in the ways of personal finance and money management?  Me neither. Guest Post by Jay Fleishman.

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Epsilons at the Brave New Googleplex: Film by Fired Google Whistleblower Explains Horrendous Google Books Metadata

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MTP readers will recall the article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Berkeley Professor Geoffrey Nunberg, " Google Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars.". Reblogged from MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY: [vimeo 15852288 w=595 h=447] Here''s another item that won''t make it into the Wikipedia article on "Google, Inc.".

Suffolk Law Kicks Off New Technology Institute with Susskind

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Richard Susskind. In case you haven’t noticed, technology is irrevocably changing the practice of law. Andrew Perlman. Boston. General

Google Fouls Up Again: Google Book Search is a Disaster for Scholars AND Copyright Owners

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Google's Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars. Now that title caught my eye, not the least because it appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education. book on Peter F. The applications running the Google Books registry will need to make a distinction between works in copyright and works out of copyright. Nobody.

Chronicle of Higher Ed: Professor Says Free Lectures Did Not Boost Book Sales, Contrary to 'Wired' Editor's New Book

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Must read article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about Professor Richard Muller, who Chris Anderson/Wikipedia made into a poster child for how much Web 2.0 helps drive sales.or something like that. Muller said the YouTube videos of his lectures did nothing to help him get a contract for Physics for Future Presidents (W.W. Norton).

BBC NEWS | Technology | US school swaps books for bytes

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BBC NEWS | Technology | US school swaps books for bytes US school swaps books for bytes A school in Arizona, US, has thrown out its paper-based text books and is relying solely on laptops and digital material to teach its pupils. Our net cost is probably $100 to $200 more than if we had used text books," he says.

BBC NEWS | Technology | US school swaps books for bytes

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BBC NEWS | Technology | US school swaps books for bytes US school swaps books for bytes A school in Arizona, US, has thrown out its paper-based text books and is relying solely on laptops and digital material to teach its pupils. Our net cost is probably $100 to $200 more than if we had used text books," he says.

Why Can’t Songwriters Audit? A Brief Guide to Statutory Audits Under the U.S. Copyright Act

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112(e), but who is not a Broadcaster or a Noncommercial Educational Webcaster. BLANCHE. From A Streetcar Named Desire , by Tennessee Williams.

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. By Thomas L.

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. By Thomas L.

The NEW Bluebook

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It is the only book in existence that actually makes the world a shittier place. The BlueBook is the only book in the world that I believe should be banned, all existing copies burned, and it should never published again. Posted in legal education. Tags: legal education This is the citation guide I use in my law classes.

Homeless Military Widow: “My heart is sad for my teenager”

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Her goal had been to “acquire certification in billing and coding in health information management so I could be more marketable and my son could have a better future in his college studies.” “Now, sad to say, (education) is a pipe dream,” Cindy said. So far, at least, Evan is receiving an education. They were two peas in a pod.”

Entertainment Law Update Podcast 032 – Lawyers, Libel, Logos and Lolipops

Gordon P. Firemark

The Gawker letter arose in response to Randolph’s book which chronicled Travolta’s alleged sexual exploits. In the Butt? Show Notes. Veoh case.

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Academia and Angry Debate Over Hollywood and the Third Reich

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In the book, Dr. Urwand maintains that major

Attention Mayor De Blasio, It’s the Data Dominance, Stupid: Uncle Sugar Harvests Your Coffee, Now Wants Your Schools

Music Technology Policy

The same is true of Google’s non display uses of music, movies, television and books. of Education.) It’s the data, stupid.

Want to Serve on the ABA Law Practice Magazine Editorial Board?

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The members of these boards help produce ABA Techshow, Law Practice magazine, the Law Practice Today webzine, books, education programs, and other initiatives. But the time to apply is short […]. The post Want to Serve on the ABA Law Practice Magazine Editorial Board? appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General

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Crying Wolf: Is San Francisco’s New Cell Phone Law Based on Fear or Science?

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San Francisco has once again waded into a controversial debate by passing novel legislation. Is the city crying wolf or protecting its citizens?

Picking Sides In the Google Settlement

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The Chronicle of Higher Education has this survey of who's on which side in the fight over the Google book settlement. Meanwhile, the Copyright Office has come out against the deal. Said MaryBeth Peters, Registrar of Copyrights, in part: In

Entertainment Law Update Podcast #46 – Top Ten Stories of 2013 – Forecast 2014

Gordon P. Firemark

Google Books. Lawsuit: Criteria to be a lawful training program/internship program: Given in an educational environment. Show Notes.

@stuartdredge finds Google Can’t Control YouTube Music Announcements–But they want to run the Copyright Office?

Music Technology Policy

Who can forget Professor Geoffrey Nunberg’s classic take down of the horrendous metadata in Google Books in the Chronicle of Higher Education, “ Google Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars “  The disaster continues apace in the ridiculous YouTube ContentID system as any music publisher will tell you.

How the Supreme Court is about to explode America’s racial wealth gap - Salon.com

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"Conservatives believe that if blacks and Latinos simply work hard, get a good education and earn a good income, historical racial wealth gaps will disappear. As such, in his recent book, “The Son Also Rises,” Gregory Clark finds that the residual benefits of wealth remain for 10 to 15 generations

More On the Libel Suit Filed By Karin Calvo-Goller

Media Law Prof Blog

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, a discussion of the libel suit filed by Karin N. Calvo-Goller over a book review of her work posted by Joseph H.H. Weiler. Calvo-Goller took issue with the review written by another academic

Join Me at New Media Expo (NMX) January 6-8

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175+ Speakers, 3 Days of Education, a Tradeshow Exploding with New Media Innovations…BE THERE! So book now! hope you can join me.

I’ll be speaking at NMX (New Media Expo)

Gordon P. Firemark

175+ Speakers, 3 Days of Education, a Tradeshow Exploding with New Media Innovations…BE THERE! hope you can join me. About New Media Expo.

Malcolm Gladwell Confronts Pieism With Amazon’s Vice President of Fulfillment

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Amazon claims that pricing an e-book at $14.99 or $19.99 is too expensive and unjustifiable in most cases. 1rD27WM ). sold 1.74 Less is more.