Fri.Jul 08, 2011

How to Settle the Viacom iPad Lawsuits Now

Digital Media Law

Back in April, Viacom and Time Warner Cable sued each other; then last month Viacom sued Cablevision. Interestingly, that came just a day after Viacom and TWC filed a standstill agreement so that they could negotiate without the pressure of ongoing court deadlines. In both sets of suits, the issue is the same: under license and distribution agreements, can cable companies allow their customers to add another screen to their home viewing options: an iPad?

News of the World: Why Hollywood Is Celebrating Its Demise

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner The rise and fall of the newspaper reflects the changing legal treatment of tabloids. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business Rupert Murdoch

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“Conservatives” — meet your reality. Bachmann signs pledge to wipe her ass with the Constitution

The Legal Satyricon

Michelle Bachmann, someone unqualified to clean my toilets, has jumped out ahead of the pack as the new conservative darling. Anyone who thinks of themselves as a conservative should either change name tags or have their heads examined. Bachmann is in the news today for signing a pledge that she will fight homosexuality and pornography. [.]. politics censorship Civil Liberties First Amendment church and state ass hat

Hollywood Docket: Lindsay Lohan Escapes Lawsuit; NBA Players v. 'Basketball Wives'; 'Big Brother' Contract Leaked

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Eriq Gardner This entertainment law roundup is for the chimps. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

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Righthaven again amends Strategic Alliance Agreement with Stephens Media LLC

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy This new document, filed today, is here. This is Righthaven’s second attempt to amend its strategic alliance agreement with Stephens Media LLC. H/T: Kurt Opsahl, EFF Filed under: copyright. copyright

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And the inevitable happens…

The Legal Satyricon

Some dipshit insists upon passing “Caylee’s Law.&# AUSTIN, Texas — Texas state Sen. Chris Harris says he will introduce a new law to make it a felony for a parent or guardian to not report a missing child.(source) source) You know, because there is just a rampant problem with parents finding their kids dead and then [.]. ass hat imbeciles

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