Mon.Nov 23, 2020

@jack the Racketeer Gets a Tillisgram From @SenThomTillis–Now What?

Music Technology Policy

Regardless of your politics, one message should ring out loud and clear from the election regarding Big Tech: Politicians are learning what artists have known for well over a decade. They do not care. They don’t care about Congress, they don’t care about the nation state, they don’t care about artists, songwriters, photographers, authors, none of it. In a litter full of sick puppies, the sickest puppy of all is Jack Dorsey.

John Tredennick On His New Company Merlin and the Magic of Open Source

Media Law

After Catalyst, the pioneering cloud-based e-discovery company he founded and spent 19 years building, sold last year to OpenText for $75 million, John Tredennick was not ready to sit back and rest on his laurels.

UK Parliament’s Inquiry into the Economics of Streaming

Music Technology Policy

Thanks to the #BrokenRecord campaign and especially Tom Gray of Gomez, the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee is conducing an inquiry into the economics of streaming. Attention Lindsay Graham and Jerry Nadler). You can read about it here and consider giving evidence. If you're interested in artist rights and the streaming corrosion, this will be must-see TV. link] — Editor Baker (@MusicTechPolicy) November 23, 2020.

In First for Contracts AI, Kira Creates Algorithm to Protect ‘Inferential’ Confidentiality of Training Data

Media Law

In what it says is a first for artificial intelligence contract-analysis platforms in the legal industry, Kira has developed a differential privacy algorithm that protects the confidentiality of text in model training data when a user shares a machine-learning model with other firms or organizations.

Biden Transition Live Updates: Michigan Certifies Election Results, Making Biden’s Win There Official

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Michigan Certifies Election Results, Making Biden’s Win There Official "President-elect Joe Biden is expected to announce his choices for key roles in his cabinet and administration. Some would make history, including the first women to serve as Treasury secretary and director of national intelligence and the first Latino to serve as secretary of homeland security." Biden Transition Live Updates: Michigan Certifies Election Results, Making Biden’s Win There Official

Eddie Glaude says America’s illiberal tendencies show ‘when it comes to Black voters’

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Eddie Glaude says America’s illiberal tendencies show ‘when it comes to Black voters

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The psychology of Covid-19 stubbornness: why some American’s refuse to follow the rules

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The psychology of Covid-19 stubbornness: why some American’s refuse to follow the rules

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Trump administration officially authorizes Biden transition

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With the backing of President Donald Trump, the head of the General Services Administration informed President-elect Joe Biden on Monday that the official governmental transition process has been approved. Trump administration officially authorizes Biden transition

Republicans Rewrite an Old Playbook on Disenfranchising Black Americans

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Republicans Rewrite an Old Playbook on Disenfranchising Black Americans As they try to somehow reverse Joe Biden’s victory, President Trump and his allies have targeted heavily Black cities, painting them as corrupt and trying to throw out huge numbers of votes.

How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories Researchers have found that a small group of social media accounts are responsible for the spread of a disproportionate amount of the false posts about voter fraud. By Sheera FrenkelNov. 23, 2020, 12:09 p.m.