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NOVEMBER 2, 2011 [Books, Los Angeles] Are you going to be at BlogWorld? I am!
On Saturday afternoon, I’ll be giving my presentation: “Don’t let your content land you in legal hot water” I’ll be covering the various legal issues most commonly faced by creators of content on the web, along with some strategies to stay out of trouble, as well as what to do if you find yourself in a legal mess.
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APRIL 17, 2009 [Books, Los Angeles] SAG Stalemate Update
MF, which bitterly opposes merger between SAG and AFTRA and burns with hatred for AFTRA, has adopted a strategy of attempting to attack merger from within AFTRA itself—not that AFTRA is likely to be keen to merge with SAG at this point anyway, given the turmoil the Guild has endured at the hands of MF for over a year.
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JANUARY 31, 2010 [Books, Los Angeles] SAG Moves towards Joint Bargaining with AFTRA
White updated the board on new institutional and member service initiatives including a revitalized organizing strategy and program. This move is as I predicted in a blog post three weeks ago, based on conversations then with a confidential source. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email. The meeting adjourned just after 5:00 p.m.
MUSIC TECHNOLOGY POLICY [Books, Los Angeles] Nipper, the EFF and the Badges: Triangulating their master’s voice
| MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
Unless you refer to meeting at Caribou Coffee for an off the books
meeting in your off the books
emails that you get caught with on the books
. Dog Looking at and Listening to a Phonograph,” painted by Francis Barraud. Apparently, however, the RIAA and music labels’ evidence against Dajaz1, a music blog, never came. Government? MORE >>
DIGITAL MEDIA LAW [Books, Los Angeles] SAG-AFTRA Joint Bargaining: AFTRA Hesitates, Slightly; and More
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
The committee that met yesterday is, in fact, AFTRA’s Strategy
Cabinet, a key, 25-member committee that advises the AFTRA National Board on important matters. As the Strategy
Cabinet’s action indicates, there wasn’t 100% agreement in the room regarding joint bargaining. Two other interesting notes from the Strategy
Cabinet meeting. MORE >>
DIGITAL MEDIA LAW [Books, Los Angeles] AFTRA Board Approves Joint Bargaining With SAG
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2010
If you work in tech, check out my book
How to Write LOIs and Term Sheets. ——————— AFTRA National Board Approves Joint Bargaining with SAG on Primetime Television Ratifies New National Public Television Agreement LOS ANGELES
AND NEW YORK (Feb. Go to the blog itself to subscribe via RSS or email. earthquake last night. MORE >>
THOMPSON ON HOLLYWOOD [Books, Los Angeles] Oscar Rule Change: Ten Best Lists
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2009
Scorsese's NEW YORK, NEW YORK failed to get a single Oscar nod in any category (despite being shot entirely in Los Angeles
-- there goes the old "company town" canard), and did little more than moderate business, so it's hard to imagine a Best Picture nomination falling its way. After all, CAMELOT was a personal Jack L. Darn it. MORE >>