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Federal Lawsuit Alleges Infringement of Minors' New York Right of Publicity by Facebook "Like" and "Friend Finder" Features

New Media and Technology Law

In what may represent a new wave in an interesting challenge to the viral nature of social media marketing, a recently filed putative class action asserts a right of publicity claim against Facebook in connection with the service’s “Like&# and “Friend Finder&# features. J.N. v. Facebook, Inc., No. David Cohen v. Super Ct.,

Howard Stern Loses Bid to Revive $300 Million Sirius XM Lawsuit

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Internet Attack Disrupts Major Websites - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Users reported problems reaching a range of websites, including Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb, Reddit, Etsy, SoundCloud and The New York Times. distributed denial-of-service attack, or DDoS, occurs when hackers flood the servers that run a target’s site with internet traffic until it stumbles or collapses under the load.

It’s Not Whack A Mole if You Own the Mole: New York Times Coverage of Brand Sponsored Piracy

Music Technology Policy

As some of you may know, I again will be moderating the Global Forum at Canadian Music Week this year.  The Google Hot 1000 Piracy Chart. is caught ?

New York High Court Splits on Applicability of Communications Decency Act Section 230 to Online Forum Operator

New Media and Technology Law

A divided New York Court of Appeals ruled on June 14, 2011, that an online forum administrator’s additions to an allegedly defamatory post by a user are protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The Real Estate Group of New York, Inc. , No. Shiamili v. 105, (N.Y. June 14, 2011).

Supreme Court Term Offers Hot Issues and Future Hints - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Since when did any of our military die so that a group of people could target their families and harass them?” Matthew A. Margie J. Rodney A.

Supreme Court Term Offers Hot Issues and Future Hints - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Since when did any of our military die so that a group of people could target their families and harass them?” Matthew A. Margie J. Rodney A.

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Unnecessary Powers - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Unnecessary Powers - New York Times July 11, 2005 Unnecessary Powers. In addition to extending those provisions, the Senate Intelligence Committee is proposing to add an array of new "investigative tools." The proposed new administrative subpoena power would allow the F.B.I. was abusing its enormous new powers.

Unnecessary Powers - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Unnecessary Powers - New York Times July 11, 2005 Unnecessary Powers. In addition to extending those provisions, the Senate Intelligence Committee is proposing to add an array of new "investigative tools." The proposed new administrative subpoena power would allow the F.B.I. was abusing its enormous new powers.

“Purse”onal Jurisdiction

JetLawBlog

At least that was the case with Chloé bags sold by Queen Bee of Beverly Hills on its website, www.queenbeebeverlyhills.com. Emily Larish.

Superman lawyer now targeting Fox's 'Percy Jackson'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: Controversial copyright attorney Marc Toberoff has found his next iconic target: Percy Jackson. over the Superman franchise, has filed suit in New York on. Toberoff, currently involved in the smackdown of all smackdowns with Warner Bros.

A Recap of ABA TechShow in 37 Links

Media Law

Updated with two new links from April 8.]. Attorney at Work: What’s New in Legal Technology, ABA Techshow 2013. April 3. April 4.

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Prominent Editor Out At Leading Spanish Newspaper; Says He Was Government Target

Media Law Prof Blog

From the New York Times: Pedro J. Ramirez is out at El Mundo, the prominent conservative Spanish newspaper he founded more than two decades ago. Mr. Ramirez says the government forced his departure from behind the scenes because of his

New York High Court Splits on Applicability of Communications Decency Act Section 230 to Online Forum Operator

New Media and Technology Law

A divided New York Court of Appeals ruled on June 14, 2011, that an online forum administrator’s additions to an allegedly defamatory post by a user are protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The Real Estate Group of New York, Inc. , No. Shiamili v. 105, (N.Y. June 14, 2011).

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times March 11, 2006 Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA, March 8 — In-town living. Franklin recently tried to impose a moratorium on McMansions, new houses bloated far beyond the size of their older neighbors. Live-work-play.

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times March 11, 2006 Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA, March 8 — In-town living. Franklin recently tried to impose a moratorium on McMansions, new houses bloated far beyond the size of their older neighbors. Live-work-play.

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Say they're targeting someone in Al Qaeda outside the country, and that person then calls someone in the United States about a plot or something really bad: I don't have a problem with that phone being monitored," Debbie Viebranz, 51, a Republican from Ohio, said in a follow-up interview. But I don't think they should do it for no reason."

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Say they're targeting someone in Al Qaeda outside the country, and that person then calls someone in the United States about a plot or something really bad: I don't have a problem with that phone being monitored," Debbie Viebranz, 51, a Republican from Ohio, said in a follow-up interview. But I don't think they should do it for no reason."

Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times

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Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times September 29, 2005 Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans By JIM DWYER and CHRISTOPHER DREW. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. In the days after Hurricane Katrina, terror from crimes seen and unseen, real and rumored, gripped New Orleans. Edwin P. Kevin B.

Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times September 29, 2005 Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans By JIM DWYER and CHRISTOPHER DREW. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. In the days after Hurricane Katrina, terror from crimes seen and unseen, real and rumored, gripped New Orleans. Edwin P. Kevin B.

Armwood Technology Blog > The New York Times > Technology > A Supreme Court Showdown for File Sharing: 'The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The recording industry is exploring ways to release new CD's with technology that will restrict copying. Sony BMG is expected to use such technology on at least half their new recordings in the United States by the end of this year. But LimeWire the software will continue to be on the Net no matter what we do in this business."

Armwood Technology Blog > The New York Times > Technology > A Supreme Court Showdown for File Sharing: 'The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The recording industry is exploring ways to release new CD's with technology that will restrict copying. Sony BMG is expected to use such technology on at least half their new recordings in the United States by the end of this year. But LimeWire the software will continue to be on the Net no matter what we do in this business."

The New York Times > Opinion > Editorial: Revising the Patriot Act

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The New York Times > Opinion > April 10, 2005 EDITORIAL Revising the Patriot Act. If the gag rule remains, it should be limited, so record holders can speak about the search after a suitable period of time, or talk about it right away without revealing who the target was. 11 abuses did not stem from the Patriot Act. After Sept.

The New York Times > Opinion > Editorial: Revising the Patriot Act

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The New York Times > Opinion > April 10, 2005 EDITORIAL Revising the Patriot Act. If the gag rule remains, it should be limited, so record holders can speak about the search after a suitable period of time, or talk about it right away without revealing who the target was. 11 abuses did not stem from the Patriot Act. After Sept.

US: Clarify Position on Targeted Killings | Human Rights Watch

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

US: Clarify Position on Targeted Killings | Human Rights Watch Ruling on Targeted Cleric Highlights Need to Explain Legal Basis for Lethal Attacks December 7, 2010 (New York) - The US government should immediately clarify its legal rationale for targeted killings, Human Rights Watch said in a letter today to President Barack Obama.

Debunking a Few Myths about the FCC’s Incentive Auction

Broadcast Law Blog

The highest opening “go off-air” price offer was $900 million (for a station in New York City), but nine-figure opening offers were plentiful, including to a station in Ottumwa, Iowa (DMA #200). We’ve written much about the auction on these pages , and now Jonathan offers these observations about the auction. – DDO.

Rove Ordered to Talk Again in Leak Inquiry - New York Times

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Rove Ordered to Talk Again in Leak Inquiry - New York Times October 7, 2005 Rove Ordered to Talk Again in Leak Inquiry By DAVID JOHNSTON. Luskin, a lawyer for Mr. Rove, said that Mr. Rove has not received a target letter, which are sometimes used by prosecutors to advise people that they are likely to be charged with a crime.

Rove Ordered to Talk Again in Leak Inquiry - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Rove Ordered to Talk Again in Leak Inquiry - New York Times October 7, 2005 Rove Ordered to Talk Again in Leak Inquiry By DAVID JOHNSTON. Luskin, a lawyer for Mr. Rove, said that Mr. Rove has not received a target letter, which are sometimes used by prosecutors to advise people that they are likely to be charged with a crime.

Doubts Cast on Vietnam Incident, but Secret Study Stays Classified - New York Times

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Doubts Cast on Vietnam Incident, but Secret Study Stays Classified - New York Times October 31, 2005 Doubts Cast on Vietnam Incident, but Secret Study Stays Classified By SCOTT SHANE. That phrase was used to suggest that the North Vietnamese were reporting the loss of ships in a new battle Aug. 4, the intelligence official said.

Doubts Cast on Vietnam Incident, but Secret Study Stays Classified - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Doubts Cast on Vietnam Incident, but Secret Study Stays Classified - New York Times October 31, 2005 Doubts Cast on Vietnam Incident, but Secret Study Stays Classified By SCOTT SHANE. That phrase was used to suggest that the North Vietnamese were reporting the loss of ships in a new battle Aug. 4, the intelligence official said.

Web Hosts: New Target for Online Sales of Counterfeit Luxury Brands?

JetLawBlog

Tiffany had argued that eBay should be liable for trademark infringement because it allowed counterfeit Tiffany items to be sold on its auction site.

Episode 48 – Google wins some, loses some, and more.

Gordon P. Firemark

Anti-SLAPP motions protect against frivolous suits that target defendant’s conduct that exercises free speech rights. link]. link]. Complaint.

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 045

Gordon P. Firemark

The argument against First Amendment challenges is that that law targets the photographer’s conduct, not the act of taking the photo. AEG Live.

When YouTube is Not Enough: Google’s Uncle Sugar Wants to Organize the Data From Your Schools

Music Technology Policy

How is New York going to pay for this broadband that it needs so desperately? Data Mining K-12 Students is Big Business. Broadband.

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

Music Technology Policy

What a coincidence.  (I wonder if Uncle Sugar has ever been inside a New York public middle school, for example.) Wakey wakey. Broadband.

The Problem with the JOBS Act and Equity Crowdfunding

Music Technology Policy

SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro has stated that 18 months is a more likely target for the SEC to promulgate regulations (which is where the action will be). If the Dot Bomb Bubble is any indicator, I’m inclined to agree with the New York Times that the first place that reduced oversight would be abused is Silicon Valley. The U.S.

UPDATE: The Problem with the JOBS Act and Equity Crowdfunding

Music Technology Policy

Mitchell accepted an invitation to join a panel discussion at the Treasury Department in March 2011. The U.S.

Governor Names Ireland to Succeed Marshall as SJC Chief

Media Law

According to this New York Times story, YouTube has removed videos by Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical Muslim cleric born in the United States who often targets the U.S. audiences with his words. YouTube spokesperson Victoria Grand indicated that the decision

Mr. “Don’t Be Evil” has a new one: YCombinator Says “Kill Hollywood” Starting with the Unions

Music Technology Policy

Here’s two specific targets: Creative Artists Agency and the Screen Actors Guild. Yes, bring on the digital chickenfeed.  Good luck.”

NY Post defeats gender-bending libel claim

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Ever wonder whatever happened to transgender model Maximila "Ava" Cordero, the talk of the New York gossip scene in 2007 after she filed a pair of scandalous lawsuits? Recall that Cordero's first lawsuit targeted billionaire financier Jeffrey.