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Guest Post by @Volker_Rieck: CLOUDFLARE: THE BAD, THE WORSE AND THE UGLY?

Music Technology Policy

You may have never heard of Cloudflare and you may be wondering what the company has to do with music, technology or policy.

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Dershowitz Asks Second Circuit To Limit Press and Public Access To Hearing

Media Law Prof Blog

Alan Dershowitz, through his attorney, is asking the Second Circuit to bar the media and public from at least some of next week's proceedings involving the unsealing of documents in the Jeffrey Epstein case because the information involved is "sensitive

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Smokeball Goes Hollywood with Clever New Advertising Campaign

Media Law

And the Oscar for best performance in a legal technology commercial goes to … Calista Flockhart.

An excellent analysis of the importance of teaching historical narratives. The "Black Friend" Defense - Between the Scenes | The Daily Show

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Do TV Program Ratings Do a Good Job Telling Families Which Programs are Appropriate for Kids to Watch? Congress Wants to Know, So the FCC is Asking

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC this week launched an inquiry into whether the TV Parental Guidelines and the organization that oversees these ratings provide accurate information to viewers as to which TV programs are appropriate for children. The FCC released a Public Notice to initiate the inquiry at the direction of Congress in the recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Bill – the Bill which ended the threat of a second government shutdown.

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Chatterjee on IP, Independent Creation, and the Lockean Commons @nirrvala

Media Law Prof Blog

Mala Chatterjee, NYU School of Law; Stanford University; NYU Department of Philosophy, has published Intellectual Property, Independent Creation, and the Lockean Commons. Here is the abstract. Copyright and patent law – which grant exclusive rights in two very different kinds

At TECHSHOW, Orion Is Releasing Major Enhancements To Its Financial and Practice Management Software

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Countdown to Comments on Next Quadrennial Review of Media Ownership Begins – Part I, Local Radio Ownership

Broadcast Law Blog

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the next Quadrennial Review of the FCC’s ownership rules was adopted in December and was published today in the Federal Register , starting the 60 day period for public comments. Comments on the NPRM will be due on April 29 with reply comments due on May 29.

Jorge Ramos on Nicolas Maduro

Media Law Prof Blog

Jorge Ramos on Nicolas Maduro, here, from the New York Times. Mr. Maduro detained Mr. Ramos and his crew for several hours Monday evening because he did not like their coverage of him, but eventually released them, after seizing their

LawNext Episode 29: Baker McKenzie’s Jae Um and Casey Flaherty on BigLaw Innovation

Media Law

In January, the world’s largest law firm, Baker McKenzie , announced that it had hired two leading thinkers on legal innovation, Jae Um and D. Casey Flaherty , to help the firm “enhance and reimagine the delivery of legal services to global clients.” They join a team led by David Cambria , who last year left Fortune 50 company Archer Daniels Midland to become the firm’s global director of legal operations.

Racism In The Michael Cohen Hearing? | The Last Word | MSNBC

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GMR Interim Music License for Radio to be Extended – Yet Again

Broadcast Law Blog

This week, the Radio Music License Committee issued a press release that states that Global Music Rights (“GMR”), the new performing rights organization that collects royalties for the public performance of songs written by a number of popular songwriters (including Bruce Springsteen, members of the Eagles, Pharrell Williams and others) has agreed to extend their interim license for the performance of their music by commercial radio stations until September 30, 2019.

Blitz on Lies, Line Drawing, and (Deep) Fake News

Media Law Prof Blog

Marc Jonathan Blitz, Oklahoma City University, has published Lies, Line Drawing and (Deep) Fake News at 71 Okla. 59 (2018). Here is the abstract. Just over twenty years ago, in 1998, science fiction writer and technologist David Brin

New from OUP: Mary Kate McGowan, Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm (2019) @OxUniPress

Media Law Prof Blog

New from Oxford University Press: Mary Kate McGowan, Professor of Philosophy, Wellesley College, has published Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm (2019). Here is a description of the book's contents. We all know that speech can be harmful.

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Cheng Lim Saw on Implications of Reposting Copyright Material Online and Svensson Distinguished in CJEU Judgment Land Nordrhein-Westfalen v. Dirk Renckhoff

Media Law Prof Blog

Cheng Lim Saw, Singapore Management University School of Law, ha spublished Implications of Reposting Copyright Material Online and Svensson Distinguished in CJEU Judgment: Land Nordrhein-Westfalen v Dirk Renckhoff at 30 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 1126 (2018). Here is the

Michael Cohen Friend: Testimony Was 'Peek Inside The Criminal Enterprise.

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Trump Ordered Officials to Give Jared Kushner a Security Clearance - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance last year, overruling concerns flagged by intelligence officials and the White House’s top lawyer, four people briefed on the matter said.

Michael Cohen Cited Multiple Racist Comments by Trump - The Atlantic

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Michael Cohen Cited Multiple Racist Comments by Trump - The Atlantic

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Michael Cohen to Congress: Trump Is a Racist, a Con Man and a Cheat | Th.

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John King's response to Jim Jordan: Sorry, congressman

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Cohen Testifies - President Trump Committed Financial Fraud

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Cohen calls Trump a racist: 'In private, he's even worse' Duh!

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Michael Cohen's entire Trump testimony to the House Oversight Committee

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Opinion | Michelle Obama’s Rules of Assimilation - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Why do black people still feel we have to retain white empathy at the expense of being truly empathetic to ourselves? Michelle Obama was the highest-profile black American woman in the world for eight years. A poster advertising her memoir, “Becoming,” is seen in Warsaw earlier this month.

Support The New Green Deal It Is A Matter Of Life Or Death!

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Opinion | The Green New Deal Is Better Than Our Climate Nightmare - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The ambitious plan has had a rocky start, but it has also changed the national conversation. That alone is reason to applaud it. The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.

A Denier Is Spearheading Trump's Climate Panel

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Blacks In Science, "Ancient To The Future"

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Racism In The Michael Cohen Hearing? | The Last Word | MSNBC

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4,500+ migrant youth reported sexual abuse in U.S. custody

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