Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

PledgeMusic Winding Up Hearing July 31 in London

Music Technology Policy

It appears that PledgeMusic has not planned on going into administration (like reorganization bankruptcy), at least not since June 13, 2019. Therefore, any statements the company or its representatives have made since that date must be looked at anew.

Pew Grant Will Take ‘Learned Hands’ Project from Prototype to Production, to Help ID Consumers’ Legal Issues

Media Law

Last October, I reported here on the launch of an innovative project, Learned Hands , that uses a game to train a machine-learning algorithm to better identify the legal issues in the words that ordinary people use to describe their problems.

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Karanicolas on Canada's Extra-Constitutional Approaches to Battling "Fake News" @M_Karanicolas

Media Law Prof Blog

Michael Karanicolas, Yale University Information Society Project, is publishing Subverting Democracy to Save Democracy: Canada’s Extra-Constitutional Approaches to Battling 'Fake News' in volume 17 of the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology (2019). Here is the abstract. This paper considers

Happy Birthday to Medicare and Medicaid l Opinion

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Happy 54th birthday, Medicare and Medicaid. What has happened to you since President Lyndon Johnson signed both into law on July 30, 1965? You’ve grown! Today, 44 million Americans, approximately 15% of the population, are on Medicare (including yours truly).

MUST READ: @myemuisemo Gives PledgeMusic’s Public Financials A Microbial Scrub

Music Technology Policy

I commend to you the fantastic and detailed analysis of PledgeMusic’s open source financials created by Eilonwy’s emu (@myemuisemo) that is a real eye opener. Read her post “ Plunging into PledgeMusic’s Financial Statements ” on her site Myemuisemo.

At AI Research Company ROSS, A New Stage of Transparency and Engagement

Media Law

Was this the same ROSS Intelligence that I’d wondered and speculated about? For years, the artificial-intelligence legal research company maintained a shroud of secrecy around its product. Sure, they talked about it plenty. They garnered lots of media coverage.

You Go! Rep. @TulsiGabbard Sues Google For Manipulating Election

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Reply from the UK Insolvency Service on PledgeMusic Debacle

Music Technology Policy

We got the first straight answer that we’ve ever heard about PledgeMusic. This is from the UK Insolvency Service regarding the PledgeMusic debacle in response to my tweet yesterday: We really appreciate the Insolvency Service taking the time to respond so quickly

LawNext Episode 46: Incoming ABA President Judy Perry Martinez

Media Law

Judy Perry Martinez is a lawyer who has made public service a part of her career from the start. She continues that legacy in August as she assumes the presidency of the 400,000-member American Bar Association during its annual meeting in San Francisco.

Trump’s Demagoguery Is an Old American Tradition

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Along rivers prone to overflowing, people sometimes talk of preparing for a 100-year flood—a dangerous surge of muddy, debris-filled water so overwhelming it appears only once a century. In our political world, we are now seeing a 100-year flood of toxic debris.

Ex-Health Insurance Exec: Industry Is Using Decades-Old Scare Tactics to.

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More on ACEDS: BARBRI CEO Addresses Departures of Top Execs

Media Law

Friday Roundup: New Sites, New Investments, People News, and More

Media Law

Here’s a roundup of recent news from the world of legal technology. Search nonprofits’ tax records. The nonprofit news organization ProPublica has launched a new feature allowing free, full-text search of nearly 3 million tax filings sent by nonprofits to the IRS since 2011.

Opinion | The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"By Rachel L. SwarnsAug. 2, 2019 Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, one of the oldest Roman Catholic girls’ schools in the nation, has long celebrated the vision and generosity of its founders: a determined band of Catholic nuns who championed free education for the poor in the early 1800s.

Cory Booker to Biden: You're dipping into the Kool-Aid and don't even kn.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Ben Carson Compares Baltimore To Cancer Patient, Adding To Trump Assault On City : NPR. A very demented, self-loathing man.

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Ben Carson Compares Baltimore To Cancer Patient, Adding To Trump Assault On City : NPR

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Donald Trump Digs In On Racially Divisive Attacks As 2020 Strategy | Dea.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Ronald Reagan called African U.N. delegates 'monkeys' in call with Richard Nixon, audio recording reveals. Finally, the media telling the truth about that horrible racist Ronald Reagan. I am so sick of the lies. This was a horrible man and President.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Ronald Reagan called African U.N. delegates 'monkeys' in call with Richard Nixon, audio recording reveals

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Top Execs to Leave E-Discovery Organization ACEDS at End of October

Media Law

"The New Jim Crow" Author Michelle Alexander on Derrick Bell's Legacy

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Judiciary Chairman On Impeachment, Elijah Cummings, And Trump's 9/11 Lie.

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Read the letter Donald Trump's grandfather wrote begging not to be deported

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Friedrich Trump wrote an emotional letter to Prince Regent Luitpold, begging not to be deported from his native Germany. More than a century ago, a scared citizen wrote an emotional letter, begging not to be deported from his beloved native country, Germany.

Trump’s Own Background Reveals the True Motivation Behind Racist Tweets: Pure White Supremacy

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" On 14 July, US President Donald Trump sent out a series of menacing tweets directed at the freshman cohort of progressive House Democrats: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilham Omar and Ayanna Pressley.

Hong Kong: police fire teargas at protesters in third day of unrest

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Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after its leader is killed | World news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Dozens of gold miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the Brazilian Amazon where a local leader was stabbed to death and have taken over a village after the community fled in fear, local politicians and indigenous leaders said.

Better to have a few rats than to be one - Baltimore Sun

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"In case anyone missed it, the president of the United States had some choice words to describe Maryland’s 7th congressional district on Saturday morning.

Trump’s Twitter attack on Cummings and Baltimore: undiluted racism and hate

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Victor Blackwell, morning anchor on CNN Saturday, quickly zeroed in on the use of the term “infested” and Trump’s pattern of regularly evoking the imagery connected with that word when talking about race.

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April Ryan on Trump's Baltimore rant: The reporter hat is off

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MUST-WATCH: Anchor breaks down live ON AIR over Trump’s tweet

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First-Year Harvard Law Students Get Anonymous Racist, Sexist Taunts: ‘You Don’t Belong Here’

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Four first-year students at Harvard Law School were taunted with “demeaning” messages over their gender and race and told they don’t “belong” at the prestigious school by an anonymous sender, The Boston Globe reports. Two of the students were African-American, while the two others were women.

Chris Hayes: Trump is offering racism to his base instead of solutions

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Chris Hayes: Trump is offering racism to his base instead of solutions

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