Netflix Accused of Stealing 'Burning Sands' Story in New Lawsuit

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An author and educator says the film is based on his book of the same name. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Netflix

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. A good way to accomplish this is with books in translation. In some cases, the delicate, rare and impossible to replace out of copyright books. A book on Peter F.

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

Media Law Prof Blog

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

New Scholarly Books

Media Law Prof Blog

From the Chronicle of Higher Education's New Books of Interest List: Joshua D. Atkinson, Alternative Media and Politics of Resistance: A Communication Perspective (Peter Lang Publishing), $99.95; $32.95 paper. Robin D. Barnes, Outrageous Invasions: Celebrities' Private Libes, Media and the

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

Media Law Prof Blog

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

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 agreementsWe have previoiusly posted sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell some of which has been posted various places.

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 agreementsWe have previoiusly posted sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell some of which has been posted various places.

District Judge Dismisses Case Challenging Denial of Master of Science Degree

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District Judge Sam Sparks dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Institute for Creation for Research Graduate School (“ICRGS&# ) against the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. On June 18 of this year, U.S.

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

Gordon P. Firemark

What to do if a publisher wants your book. Note: While they can’t provide legal advice on the specifics of your situation, they will educate you on the legal basics you need to protect yourself and your work.

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Scholar Sues In French Courts Over Book Review

Media Law Prof Blog

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

The ‘Trainer’s Trainer’ Has a Message for the Industry: Here’s Where We’re Failing and What to Do About It

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It’s an issue she delves into in her new book The Art and Science of Training. Artistry in how training is done Just as her book title suggests, the needed fix isn’t all about information and hard science. Biech avoids the word “educator” because “in my mind educators stand behind a podium and teach at people … I want people coming into any learning setting saying, ‘I’m excited about learning.’” “So it’s not just about the science of training, but about how to make that happen.

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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. Also born on April 23, are authors Maurice Druon, K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.

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 agreementsWe have previoiusly posted sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell some of which has been posted various places.

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

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? If you’re going to be successful in business then you need to get educated about running a business. Image credit: ama_lia (via Flickr). 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

Music Technology Policy

MTP readers will recall the article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Berkeley Professor Geoffrey Nunberg, " Google Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars.". need reliable metadata about dates and categories, which is why it''s so disappointing that the book search''s metadata are a train wreck: a mishmash wrapped in a muddle wrapped in a mess.

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

Music Technology Policy

MTP readers will recall the article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Berkeley Professor Geoffrey Nunberg, " Google Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars.". need reliable metadata about dates and categories, which is why it''s so disappointing that the book search''s metadata are a train wreck: a mishmash wrapped in a muddle wrapped in a mess.

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

Music Technology Policy

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. We've become accustomed to librarians and academics uncritically fawning over the disaster that is Google Books (especially those privileged librarians among the sovereign ly immune), yet give this one by Professor Geoffrey Nunberg a read: "Start with publication dates. A book on Peter F.

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

Music Technology Policy

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 In Professor Muller's case, Anderson/Wikipedia were evidently trying to make something that passed for an argument that YouTube helped the professor get a book deal. "Mr.

YouTube Will Drive Lyor Crazy

Music Technology Policy

We book them a year ahead. artist education YouTube Meltdown Lyor Cohen YouTube…there was lunch in the larger, first floor cafeteria where, in the corner, on a small stage there was a man, playing a guitar, who looked like an aging singer-songwriter Mae’s parents listened to. “Is

Suffolk Law Kicks Off New Technology Institute with Susskind

Media Law

The Institute will offer programs, courses, public lectures, and other information designed to educate students, the legal profession, and the public about technology’s transformation of the practice of law and the delivery of legal services. Richard Susskind.

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. Calvin Baker, chief superintendent of the Vail School district, told BBC World Service programme Go Digital that it has not signalled the total demise of text books. We still have a library - we are not anti-books.

BBC NEWS | Technology | US school swaps books for bytes

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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. Calvin Baker, chief superintendent of the Vail School district, told BBC World Service programme Go Digital that it has not signalled the total demise of text books. We still have a library - we are not anti-books.

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. Friedman's excellent new book, ''The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century.''. The book is done in Friedman's trademark style. There are difficulties with the book.

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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. Friedman's excellent new book, ''The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century.''. The book is done in Friedman's trademark style. There are difficulties with the book.

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

Music Technology Policy

112(e), but who is not a Broadcaster or a Noncommercial Educational Webcaster. Licensees and the Collective must keep books and records relating to royalties for three calendar years. BLANCHE. Whoever you are…I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

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

Gordon P. Firemark

Google Books. On November 14th, NY District Judge Denny Chin has, at long last granted Google’s summary judgment motion, and dismissed the authors’ guild’s lawsuit concerning the scanning of entire books into their databases. He sold the books on eBay making nearly $1.2

The NEW Bluebook

The Legal Satyricon

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. My students are delighted with it, and not once have I ever had a problem finding a cited source.

L&D Takes on the Role of Curation ‘Enablers’

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A New Role for L&D: Enabling Curation Given that mindset, it’s not surprising that in 2017 we’re hearing more about “decluttering” and books like Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up are hitting best-seller lists. For many individuals, curated insights represent a ‘learning locker,’ allowing for both reflection and a demonstration of what they know,” wrote Allison Anderson and Ben Betts in their book Ready, Set, Curate: 8 Learning Experts Tell You How.

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

Digital Media Law

Now, sad to say, (education) is a pipe dream,” Cindy said. So far, at least, Evan is receiving an education. Elwood, as I discovered via Google, had co-authored a book a decade before he died: Reflections of a Warrior : Six Years as a Green Beret in Vietnam, by Franklin D. The book was the autobiography of a Congressional Medal of Honor winner whom Elwood met while stationed in Seoul. Cindy Kureth just wants a job and a place to call home.

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

Gordon P. Firemark

FAIR USE”) are extended to encompass education, parody and satire use; time shifting for legally obtained broadcast media, and reproducing copyrighted work for education purposes. The Gawker letter arose in response to Randolph’s book which chronicled Travolta’s alleged sexual exploits.

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Academia and Angry Debate Over Hollywood and the Third Reich

Media Law Prof Blog

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a brewing academic debate in which Harvard University Press finds itself under attack for its publication of Ben Urwand''s The Collaboration: Hollywood''s Pact With Hitler. 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

Because where all of this leads you, whether it’s the YouTube data honeypot, the Google Books data honeypot, the search data honeypot–not to mention Gmail, Google Voice, Maps, Wallet, the works. of Education.)

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

JetLawBlog

Alex Formuzis, director of communications for the EWG hopes that the law leads cell phone manufacturers to build lower emitting devices and told E-Commerce Times that “having this information at the point of sale will be a tremendous educational tool.&#.

Picking Sides In the Google Settlement

Media Law Prof Blog

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

@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. The great myth of Google is that they are the gold standard in technology.

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"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. The report shows that focusing on education alone will do little to reduce racial wealth gaps for households at the median, and that the Supreme Court, through upcoming decisions, could soon make the wealth gap explode.

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. The Law Practice Division of the American Bar Association is currently accepting applications from those interested in serving on the division’s various boards and committees.

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