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Redbox Says Disney Engaging in Copyright Misuse to Protect Coming Streaming Service

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Disney is seeking an injunction to prevent Redbox from disassembling "combo packs" and selling movie download codes separately. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Prosecutors Had the Wrong Man. They Prosecuted Him Anyway. - The New York Times

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"In the robbery, kidnapping and rape that began in the French Quarter of New Orleans on April 6, 1992, much of the evidence pointed to a man named Lester Jones. He fit the description of the attacker down to his round-rimmed glasses. His car looked like the perpetrator’s.

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Copyright Law Basics – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

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VIDEO: [link]. TRANSCRIPT: Jodie wrote in with a Question about posting old television shows on YouTube. Hi I'm Gordon Firemark and this is Entertainment Law asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law question so you can take your career and business to the next level.

Is it Time for the Inspector General to Review the Copyright Office’s Administration of Address Unknown NOIs? — Artist Rights Watch

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If all a digital music service needs to do in order to claim they have a licene to reproduce and distribute a song is send a notice to the Copyright Office is send a notice saying they can’t find the song copyright owner, how hard do you think they’ll look?

Mörä on The Challenge of Internet and Social Media on Shield Law Legislation @helsinkiuni

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Tuomo Mörä, University of Helsinki, has published The Challenge of Internet and Social Media on Shield Law Legislation: The Four Dimensions of Reporter's Privilege. Here is the abstract. Journalists’ right to use confidential information and anonymous sources is considered to

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Michael Jackson Documentary Lawsuit Moves Toward Trial

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Michael: The Last Photo Shoots' is at the center of a copyright dispute. read more. THR, Esq. Music Movies Music THR Online

FCC Net Neutrality Repeal Challenged in Court

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Among the petitions filed Tuesday is one from 21 state attorney generals. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

BBC Points to Geoblocking in Bid to Defeat Lawsuit Over Use of 'Cosby Show' Clips

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Carsey-Werner Company is suing for copyright infringement after the clips were incorporated in a documentary titled "Bill Cosby: Fall of an American Icon." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Judge Won't Let Two Reality TV Stars Stop Transfer of 'Little Couple' IP Rights

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Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold aren't likely to succeed on a claim that they're entitled to copyright in the show. The judge won't interfere with a settlement agreement between Discovery and LMNO. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

CAA Sued for Fraud by Worldview Entertainment

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The financier claims the agency set it up to fail by recommending poor-performing projects that no one else wanted to fund. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online CAA

John Kelly, Deacon of Deportation - The New York Times

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"People correctly direct their ire about Donald Trump’s hostile, racist, anti-immigrant policies at Trump himself because, after all, this starts at the top.

Fearing DACA’s Return May Be Brief, Immigrants Rush to Renew - The New York Times

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"The Department of Justice filed a notice of appeal on Tuesday afternoon in the U.S.

Frosio on Re-Imagining Digital Copyright Through the Power of Imitation @GCFrosio

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Giancarlo Frosio, University of Strasbourgh-CEIPI; Stanford University Law Center for Internet and Society, is publishing Re-Imagining Digital Copyright Through the Power of Imitation: Lessons from Confucius and Plato in volume 5 of the Peking University Transational Law Journal. Here is

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Love Your Enemies” Sermon

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You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.”

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How the U.S. Is Making the War in Yemen Worse | The New Yorker

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How the U.S. Is Making the War in Yemen Worse | The New Yorker

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Republicans, do you want a race-based immigration system, too? - The Washington Post

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"President Trump’s intent could not be more explicit: He wants immigration policies that admit white people and shut the door to black and brown people. That is pure racism — and the Republican Party, which traces its heritage to the Abraham Lincoln era, must decide whether to go along. Silly me.

Truth Will Out! @digitalmusicnws: Surprise! The ‘Music Modernization Act’ Prohibits Litigation Against Streaming Services [With New Even Safer Harbor Power Play] — Artist Rights Watch

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[Editor Charlie sez: You’ve all probably gotten mass emails full of glittering generalities about the controversial Music Modernization Act that don’t tell you what the bill actually says or the power play that’s actually going on. Well…you’ve been Sneekyfy-ed!

CNN Anchor Can't Hold Back Her Tears Reacting To Trump's S hole Statem.

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Trump Is a Racist. Period. - The New York Times

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"I find nothing more useless than debating the existence of racism, particularly when you are surrounded by evidence of its existence. It feels to me like a way to keep you fighting against the water until you drown.

FCC Chair Pai on the False Alert Issued In Hawaii

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Federal Communications Chair Ajit Pai has issued a statement concerning the false alert announcing a missile attack on Hawaii. It says in part: “The FCC’s investigation into this incident is well underway. We have been in close contact with federal

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STASI: Trump's W.H. is real s--thole after racist remarks - NY Daily News

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"What a s#!thole thole the White House has become with a f#!%ing ing moron in charge. You think the language is rough and disrespectful?

STASI: Trump's W.H. is real s--thole after racist remarks - NY Daily News

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"What a s#!thole thole the White House has become with a f#!%ing ing moron in charge. You think the language is rough and disrespectful?

The Heartbeat of Racism Is Denial - The New York Times

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"When our reality is too ugly, we deny reality. It is too painful to look at. Reality is too hard to accept. Mental health experts routinely say that denial is among the most common defense mechanisms.

Trump’s Immigration Remarks Outrage Many, but Others Quietly Agree - The New York Times

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"LONDON — The Czech president has called Muslim immigrants criminals. The head of Poland’s governing party has said refugees are riddled with disease. The leader of Hungary has described migrants as a poison.

Trump asked why 'pretty Korean lady' analyst wasn't in North Korea negotiations | US news | The Guardian

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"NBC News reported the exchange between the president and a “career intelligence analyst who is an expert in hostage policy”. The analyst, the report said, was briefing Trump last fall on “the impending release of a family long held in Pakistan”.

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Joe On Trump's Remarks: How Does GOP Not Immediately Condemn This Langua.

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Time to Say It: Trump Is a Racist - The New York Times

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"When it comes to President Trump and race, there is a predictable cycle. He makes a remark that seems racist, and people engage in an extended debate about whether he is personally racist. His critics say he is.

Anderson Cooper Gets Emotional Reacting To Trump's Shameful New Statemen.

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We Are Living Through the Moment When Women Unleash Decades of Pent-Up Anger. Let’s hope there’s no going back. | The Nation

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We Are Living Through the Moment When Women Unleash Decades of Pent-Up Anger | The Nation : "Women

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Trump pans immigration proposal as bringing people from 'shithole countries' | US news | The Guardian - Every Republican legislator and every Trump supporter and voter has this burning tire of racist fire hanging around their neck as we move to the Fall 2018 election season.

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Trump pans immigration proposal as bringing people from 'shithole countries' | US news | The Guardian

Trump Calls Non-White Countries "S**tholes": The Daily Show

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O'Dell on Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law--Irish Perspectives @cearta

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Eoin O'Dell, Trinity College (Dublin), has published Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law - Irish Perspectives at 40 Dublin University Law Journal 236 (2017). Here is the abstract. This piece is a review article of Andrew T Kenyon (ed) Comparative Defamation

Schauer on The Hostile Audience Revisited @UVALaw

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Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia School of Law, has published The Hostile Audience Revisited in the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University "Emerging Threats" Series (2017). This essay, commissioned by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, addresses

Wasserman on Police Misconduct, Video Recording, and Procedural Barriers To Rights Enforcement

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Howard M. Wasserman, Florida International University College of Law, is publishing Police Misconduct, Video Recording, and Procedural Barriers to Rights Enforcement in the North Carolina Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. The story of police reform and of "policing