Economics and Net Neutrality

Media Law Prof Blog

Jerry Brito, et al, have published Net Neutrality Regulation: The Economic Evidence. In the authors' shared opinion, the economic evidence does not support the regulations proposed in the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Preserving the Here is the abstract.

Media Lecturers at London School of Economics Misquote Professor Danaher

Music Technology Policy

If they are going to analyze the economics of file barter, they should take a hint from Google’s UK policy manager: Ad supported piracy is big business.

The economic impact of Donald Trump ending DACA | MSNBC

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The economic impact of Donald Trump ending DACA | MSNBC

The Hazards of Inferring Law from Economics

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IP Rights and the Law and Economics Approach

Media Law Prof Blog

Andreas Rahmatian, University of Glasgow, School of Law, has published A Fundamental Critique of the Law-and-Economics Analysis of Intellectual Property Rights at 17 Marquette Intellectual Property L. The economic analysis of law and

NYT on Law School Economics

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy Just weeks before the bar exam, the New York Times craps all over the nonsensical economics of legal education. Based on the Times’ research, US News rankings play a surprisingly large role – and one much larger than the relevance such rankings actually have in practice. (“Oh, you went to Vanderbilt instead [.]. economy legal education

Handke on Intellectual Property in Creative Industries: The Economic Perspective @erasmusuni

Media Law Prof Blog

Christian Handke, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of History and Arts, is publishing Intellectual Property in Creative Industries: The Economic Perspective in Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries (C.

Judge Joe Brown On Hollywood's "Trick Economics"

Media Law Prof Blog

Judge Brown attributes the end of his syndicated show to "trick economics Joe Brown, whose "Judge Joe Brown" court tv show is second only to "Judge Judy" in terms of popularity, comes to the end of its run next month.

Travis @CorpSocialism on the Economics of Book Digitization and the Google Books Litigation

Media Law Prof Blog

Hannibal Travis, Florida International University College of Law, has published The Economics of Book Digitization and the Google Books Litigation.

Behind bloody Gaza clashes, economic misery and piles of debt - The Washington Post

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Behind bloody Gaza clashes, economic misery and piles of debt - The Washington Post

Legal, Economic and Cultural Aspects of File Sharing

Media Law Prof Blog

Van Eijk Nico, University of Amsterdam Institute for Information Law, Joost Poort, SEO Economic Research, and Paul Rutten, Leiden University, have published Legal, Economic and Cultural Aspects of File Sharing, in Communications and Strategies, No.

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Must Read Post By @nickthayer on Economic Survival

Music Technology Policy

We’re often told that EDM producers and DJs are doing well in the “ new boss ” economy because they embrace digital distribution especially streaming, sample rather than hire live musicians, use hard drive recording rather than studios, and so on. How many times have you heard how healthy “DJ culture” because “every night 500,000 people go out dancing”? Pick your number for the anecdote.).

Media Lecturers at London School of Economics Misquote Professor Danaher

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Paparazzi, Blackmail, Economics, and the Italian Legal Regime

Media Law Prof Blog

Mariateresa Maggiolino, Eleonora Montani, and Giovanni Tuzet, all of Bocconi University, have published The Market for Gossip: Punish Paparazzi and You Will Produce Inefficiency. What do you call the action of digging up dirt that otherwise would remain buried, and

The Economic Impact of Google Books On Copyright Holders

Media Law Prof Blog

Hannibal Travis, Florida International University College of Law, has published Estimating the Economic Impact of Mass Digitization Projects on Copyright Holders: Evidence from the Google Book Search Litigation, in volume 57 of the Journal of the Copyright Society of the

Nude Pics Payback: Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and the Strange Economics of Who Got What

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The government recommends a man who hacked the e-mail accounts of celebrities pay restitution. A white collar lawyer explains how the dollar figures were determined. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Movies Tech Christina Aguilera Scarlett Johansson

Political Newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez On Her Upset And The Road Ahead. Economic, social and racial justice she says were her issues.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

This Weekend in NYC : Benefit for Content Creators Coalition (c3): Defend Artists’ Rights: Economic Justice in the Digital Domain! w/ Marc Ribot, John Zorn, and friends

Music Technology Policy

Chris Castle : Come out for the CCC! Originally posted on The Trichordist : Saturday, October 18, 2014 @ 8:00 pm. A Benefit Concert for c3. Featuring John Zorn , Eric Slick (Dr Dog) , Steve Coleman , Marc Ribot , Henry Grimes , Marina Rosenfeld , Trevor Dunn , Brandon Seabrook , Satomi Matsuzaki ( Deerhoof ), A mir ElSaffar , and more! The event will also feature a short screening of highlights from Michael Count Eldridge ’s upcoming documentary film “Unsound”.

FCC to Study Economic Effect of LPFM on Full-Power FM - But Not the Economic Impact of Any Interference that May Be Caused

Broadcast Law Blog

As part of the Local Community Radio Act which, among other things, repealed restrictions against protecting full-power FM stations from third-adjacent channel interference from LPFM stations, Congress required that the FCC conduct a study of the economic impact that such stations will have on full-power FM stations. Even if the impact of LPFM on full-power station ratings can be assessed, is there any way to measure the economic effect of any such impact?

Labels seek to limit Pouwelse testimony; say computer scientist lacks economics and business expertise

Copyrights & Campaigns

The record label plaintiffs have moved to limit the testimony of Joel Tenenbaum's defense expert Johan Pouwelse , arguing that the Dutch computer scientist cannot "be considered an 'expert' on the wide variety of economic and business issues described in his reports." Argue the labels: He has no education, training, or expertise in economics, market analysis, or business models.

The Economy From A VC’s Perspective

DealFatigue

Venture Capitalist, Sequoia Capital put together a simplified slide presentation on start-ups and the economic downturn. Less is more and this presentation simplifies a lot of the complexity of the current economic mess we’re all in. Tags: venture capitalists economy sequoia capital economic downturn depression avc fred wilson Venture Capital eric upin recession Start-ups View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

Church Programming Not Exempt From Captioning Requirements – FCC Looks to Total Assets of Programmer in Denying Economic Exemptions, and Decides There are No Religious Freedom Constitutional Issues

Broadcast Law Blog

While exemptions from these requirements are allowed if a programmer can demonstrate that the captioning would present an economic hardship , these waivers are difficult to receive as a programmer must show that, looking at its overall operations, there are insufficient financial resources to afford the captioning for the program (see our article here ).

FCC Denies Closed Captioning Waiver for Church Service – Clarifying New Standards on “Economically Burdensome” Exceptions to Captioning Requirements

Broadcast Law Blog

This decision also helps to clear up a big question that has been hanging over such programs, for over 3 years since the FCC reversed dozens of prior waivers granted by its staff to nonprofit groups claiming that the captioning would be economically burdensome on their operations (including the waiver that had been granted to this church). So what factors did the Commission review in denying this “economically burdensome” waiver request?

The Film Industry Is In A Pickle

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Here’s my take: Lavery: How do you think the current economic situation will effect AFM business this year? Although mergers are already a part of the overall trend towards the consolidation of the business, the current economic climate will only accelerate this process.

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Copyright owners and advocates appeal to Obama; hail economic value of creative industries

Copyrights & Campaigns

The pro-copyright letter does not request specific action, instead stressing the economic importance of IP: Enforcement of copyrights and patents and protecting the freedom to create and be compensated for it are essential components of promoting the progress of sciences and arts, as articulated so clearly by our Founding Fathers in the U.S.

The Economy From A VC’s Perspective

DealFatigue

Venture Capitalist, Sequoia Capital put together a simplified slide presentation on start-ups and the economic downturn. Less is more and this presentation simplifies a lot of the complexity of the current economic mess we’re all in. Start-ups Venture Capital avc depression economic downturn economy eric upin fred wilson recession sequoia capital venture capitalists View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

The Economy From A VC’s Perspective

DealFatigue

Venture Capitalist, Sequoia Capital put together a simplified slide presentation on start-ups and the economic downturn. Less is more and this presentation simplifies a lot of the complexity of the current economic mess we’re all in. Start-ups Venture Capital avc depression economic downturn economy eric upin fred wilson recession sequoia capital venture capitalistsView SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

Is Intellectual Property Essential? Kevin Flynn Hackers vs. Walt Disney Backers

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Part 5 of a series: The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property In this series of posts, I'm arguing that the central economic theory of intellectual property law is wrong. Copyright Cyber Economics Film For Law Profs The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property

The Film Industry Is In A Pickle

DealFatigue

Here’s my take: Lavery: How do you think the current economic situation will effect AFM business this year? Although mergers are already a part of the overall trend towards the consolidation of the business, the current economic climate will only accelerate this process.

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The Film Industry Is In A Pickle

DealFatigue

Here’s my take: Lavery: How do you think the current economic situation will effect AFM business this year? Although mergers are already a part of the overall trend towards the consolidation of the business, the current economic climate will only accelerate this process.

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Quantum Mechanics

DealFatigue

The next 2-3 years will be even worse, not because of the flood of new releases, since that is already abating, but rather due to the effect the over saturation has had combined with the economic downturn.

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Quantum Mechanics

DealFatigue

The next 2-3 years will be even worse, not because of the flood of new releases, since that is already abating, but rather due to the effect the over saturation has had combined with the economic downturn.

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Quantum Mechanics

DealFatigue

The next 2-3 years will be even worse, not because of the flood of new releases, since that is already abating, but rather due to the effect the over saturation has had combined with the economic downturn.

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Quantum Mechanics

DealFatigue

The next 2-3 years will be even worse, not because of the flood of new releases, since that is already abating, but rather due to the effect the over saturation has had combined with the economic downturn.

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Echoes of the Sumptuary Impulse: Considering the Threads of Social Identity, Economic Protectionism, and Public Morality in the Proposed Design Piracy Prohibition Act

JetLawBlog

Examining the congressional testimony and stated objectives of the DPPA, one can tease out some of the core principles of pre-industrial sumptuary codes; government control over social identity, the reinforcement of public morality, and the implementation of economic protectionism.

Copyright Office Issues Letter In Support of Broadcast Performance Royalty - Suggests that Economic Comeback for Radio Makes Royalty More Affordable

Broadcast Law Blog

According to a letter from the Copyright Office that has recently been made public, the economic troubles of broadcasters, which have been used to argue against the imposition of a performance royalty for the use of sound recordings by radio stations , are cyclical and are largely over.

How Much is Your Virginity Worth?: Lessons in Economics and Federalism

The Legal Satyricon

A twenty-two year old Nevada woman has placed her virginity up for grabs in an online auction, where the bidding has reportedly reached over $3.7 million. The transaction has caught the attention of some religious groups, who would like the federal government to intervene.

FCC Overturns Hundreds of TV Closed Captioning Exemptions and Clarifies "Economically Burdensome" Standard in Connection with Captioning Rules

Broadcast Law Blog

Importantly, the Order offers a provisional interpretation of the term “economically burdensome” as that term is used in the recent Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (“CVAA”). The Commission essentially concluded that although the CVAA uses the term “economically burdensome,” Congress did not intend to fundamentally change the existing standard for assessing individual exemptions based on undue burden.

Why Do I Put a Copyright Notice on a Paper that is Skeptical of Copyright Law?

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Stephan Kinsella over at the Mises Economics Blog posted a link to my new draft paper, Intellectual Property’s Great Fallacy. That paper argues that the essential bit of economic wisdom at the core of copyright – that external incentives. Copyright Economics For Law Profs The Great Fallacy of Intellectual PropertyThanks!)

The Drive to Create and Invent

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Books Copyright Economics For Law ProfsPart 2 of a series: The Great Fallacy of Intellectual Property A growing literature, primarily from social scientists, shows that for creative labor, intrinsic motivation – as opposed to extrinsic motivation – is the most important stimulus to action.

Chris Anderson Gets It Wrong Again, or Law Hardening in Faith Based Economics

Music Technology Policy

It should come as no surprise that we don't have much time for Chris Anderson around here. We do have a lot of time for Will Page, the economist who provided the analysis for the Radiohead "In Rainbows" project and a very bright lad with a lot of promise for a Scot.

Free, Downloadable Statutory Supplement for Antitrust

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The Ikea Effect and Locke's Theory of Property

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I'm reading Predictably Irrational a behavioral economics popularization by Dan Ariely. Books Economics For Law Profs