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Mystery Redaction in Spotify Filing for Eight Mile Style Lawsuit

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“We never get accustomed to being less important to other people than they are to us.”. Holly Martins in The Third Man by Graham Greene.

The LegalBoard, the Keyboard Made for Lawyers, Goes Wireless

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“Never in my 14 years of blogging and more than two decades of covering legal technology have I seen the legal world react to a new product as it did this week to the LegalBoard, a keyboard designed for lawyers.”

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Marzen on A Constitutional Right to Public Information @floridastate

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Chad G. Marzen, Florida State University, has published A Constitutional Right to Public Information. Here is the abstract. In the wake of the 2013 United States Supreme Court decision of McBurney v. Young (569 U.S. 221), this Article calls for

Somali woman overcomes racist trolls to win historic election

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20 Questions for New Artists Part 7: Sound Recording Aggregators

Music Technology Policy

[From 20 Questions for New Artists by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell]. An independent artist is practically required to sign up with an aggregator in order to have your works serviced to many online outlets–some aggregators service hundreds of different retailers. (So So one example of a pre-existing contract under Question #10 may be a band member’s contract with a sound recording aggregator.).

A Different Kind of Lawyer Directory, Made with Millennials In Mind

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What do millennials look for when shopping for a lawyer? They want to know if you’ll meet with them in Starbucks. They want to know if you accept payment via Venmo or Bitcoin. They want to know a fun or quirky fact about you.

CBS Asks Federal Judge To Dismiss Fairfax Defamation Suit

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CBS is asking a federal district court to dismiss Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax's defamation suit against the network, saying that Mr. Fairfax's claim that an in-house attorney who knew both Mr. Fairfax and one of the women who accused

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RIP Jay Rosenthal

Music Technology Policy

When I started MusicTechPolicy in 2006, Jay Rosenthal was one of the first people in Washington policy circles who embraced me. This says much more about him than it does about me. He didn’t need to be particularly courteous to me or even acknowledge I existed.

LawNext Special Report: Avvo Founder Mark Britton at the Clio Cloud Conference

Media Law

In 2018, Mark Britton left Avvo , the often-controversial company he founded in 2006 and led as CEO until he sold it earlier that year to web behemoth Internet Brands.

Georgia Moves Closer to Adopting Duty of Technology Competence

Media Law

The Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia have voted to approve proposed changes to the state’s Rules of Professional Conduct that would adopt the duty of technology competence.

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@cloudflare CEO Calls for a Decider–When That Decider Is Cloudflare Employees

Music Technology Policy

Diogenes searched the world for an honest man, and Cloudflare is searching the world for a decider in chief to tell them what to do.

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Australian Startup Lawpath Raises $4.4M to Grow Its Online Legal Platform

Media Law

Australian legal startup Lawpath has closed a $4.4 million fundraising round, which it said was one of the largest capital raises for legal tech in Australian history. The investment will be used to strengthen its products and services in Australia and to expand into Asia.

Should the Copyright Office’s Best Practices Shine Sunlight on the Unmatched?

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[This post first appeared in the MusicTechPolicy Monthly newsletter. Become an email follower of this blog to get your copy.]. The Music Modernization Act is a litigation magnet because of its failure to mandate a wholistic solution to the controversial black box. There are two commercially available systems that can address the problem.

What Transcripts Say About Mike Pompeo's State Department | Morning Joe.

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New Predictive Analytics Tool Ranks Law Firms to Help Clients Pick the Best One

Media Law

At its annual user conference this morning in Miami, Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions unveiled a product that will help corporate legal departments pick the best law firm for a litigation matter by using predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to rank outside law firms along a range of metrics.

Chris Hayes: The Transcripts Are As Damning As Expected | All In | MSNBC

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Federal judge blocks health care requirement for immigrants

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Voting Machines: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Attorney General Declined Trump Request to Declare Nothing Illegal in Ukraine Call - The New York Times

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Attorney General Declined Trump Request to Declare Nothing Illegal in Ukraine Call - The New York Times

Keep The Pressure On Trump And The Republicans

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Opinion | The Supreme Court Confronts DACA - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"In the four months since the Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s cynical effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the decision — which the president came dangerously close to defying — has faded from view under the weight of all that has happened since.

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Ousted Ukraine ambassador Yovanovitch says she was told to tweet praise of Trump to save her job “The three House committees leading the Trump impeachment inquiry released two transcripts of the behind-closed-doors interviews they have conducted so far. 4, 2019, 12:42 PM EST / Updated Nov.

In testimony, Bill Taylor says he had 'clear understanding' that quid pro quo was required for aid

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"Congressman Adam Schiff is handling the impeachment proceeding the right way. I am very happy with his strategy. Public hearings start next Wednesday. That was my clear understanding, that security assistance money would not come until the president (of Ukraine) committed to pursue" investigations, Bill Taylor told Congress. 6, 2019, 2:44 PM EST / Updated Nov. 6, 2019, 4:17 PM EST The top U.S.