Mon.Jul 04, 2011

Righthaven, Righthaven, Really?

The Legal Satyricon

Since my firm is engaged in quite a few cases against Righthaven, I want to limit my comments. But, fortunately, this blog post from Righthaven Victims seems to say it all. Essentially, the Court thought that Righthaven deserved to be sanctioned for its disingenuous copyright “assignments&# and failing to disclose the fact that Stephens Media [.]. copyright

A New Book on the Music Business In Eighteenth Century England

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A new book on The Music Trade in Georgian England from Ashgate Publishing. It is edited by Michael Kessler. Here's a description from Ashgate's website. In contrast to today's music industry, whose principal products are recorded songs sold to customers

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Doubting of Thomas

The Legal Satyricon

The Atlantic provides a good study into Clarence Thomas’ dubious claim that he is merely a faithful “originalist.&# (source) Filed under: Civil Liberties, First Amendment, imbeciles. Civil Liberties First Amendment imbeciles

A Baseball Team, and TV Rights

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From the New York Times, a discussion of how tv rights factor into the battle over ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers

ACLU Challenges “cyber bullying” ban in Tennessee

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The international association of crybabies has had quite a lot of success getting “cyber bullying&# into the national lexicon, and following that, getting new laws passed in order to make sure that nobody’s feewings get hurt on the Internets. Tennessee’s new crybaby law makes it illegal to post any images that cause “emotional distress&# to [.]. First Amendment