Thu.Jun 21, 2018

NY Appeals Court OKs Lawsuit Alleging Charter Falsely Promised Reliable Access to Online Content

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The online provider loses its argument about the preemptive reach of an FCC rule. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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Is YouTube The Lyor Show?

Music Technology Policy

Christof, let me ask you, why do you think that Truman has never come close to discovering the true nature of his world until now? CHRISTOF. We accept the reality of the world with which we’re presented. It’s as simple as that. from The Truman Show , written by Andrew Niccol. You’ll hear a lot of trash talk about Lyor Cohen, but credit where it’s due–he gave an interview that interested me about how he sees his role at YouTube.

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Testify in Court for $100 Million Beats Headphone Royalties Case

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Dre & Jimmy Iovine testified in court for Beats Headphone Royalties Case, where they summarized their musical expertise, their company’s foundation and the headphones' emblematic, trademarked legacy. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Music Music Billboard Dr. Dre Jimmy Iovine

Feldman on Postmodern Free Expression

Media Law Prof Blog

Stephen Matthew Feldman, University of Wyoming College of Law, has published Postmodern Free Expression: A Philosophical Rationale for the Digital Age at 100 Marquette Law Review 1123 (2017). Here is the abstract.

Opinion | Andrew Cuomo: A Moral Outrage New York Will Not Tolerate - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The Trump administration’s inhumane treatment of immigrant children has left a dark stain on the history of our nation. It is a human tragedy and a threat to our values.

Illinois Biometric Privacy Suit Survives Dismissal Based on Harm from Alleged Disclosure of Data to Outside Vendor

New Media and Technology Law

Last December, an Illinois appellate court, in the Rosenbach v. Six Flags decision (2017 IL App (2d) 170317 (Dec. 21, 2017)), dismissed biometric privacy claims lodged against theme park operators for collecting fingerprints to authenticate season-pass holders allegedly in violation of the notice and consent provisions of Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which regulates the collection, retention, and disclosure of personal biometric identifiers and biometric information.

Opinion | The King and Queen of Cruelty - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"You just can’t construct prisons for babies. You can’t rip children from mothers and fathers. You can’t use the power of the American government to institute and oversee a program of state-sponsored child abuse.

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The accomplished life of Armwood High School's namesake

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The accomplished life of Armwood High School's namesake