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ILTA to Launch Legal Innovation Hub to Bring Together Investors, Founders and Buyers

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Aiming to create a community that brings together developers, investors and buyers of legal technology products in order to expand opportunities for all three groups, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) will launch the ILTA Innovation Hub Aug.

Not You, ARPU: Another way to value streams on Spotify

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I recently co-wrote with the noted international economist Professor Claudio Feijoo a paper for the World Intellectual Property Association on a new “streaming remuneration” royalty to be paid to all musicians and vocalists by streaming services.

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UF Brechner Center Opens Paper Competition, Seeks Law Student Entries @BrechnerCenter

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From Frank LoMonte, Professor and Director, The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications The UF Brechner Center publishes The Journal of Civic Information, a peer-reviewed open-access quarterly journal, to showcase works of

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: July 31, 2021 to August 6, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

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Breaking: iManage Says It Will Not Send Staff to ILTACON

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A week away from the first hybrid version of ILTACON, the annual convention of the International Legal Technology Association, and with mounting fears around the surge in the Delta variant of the virus, a major vendor, iManage, has informed its customers that it will not send staff to the conference in Las Vegas. “We

Opinion | If You Skip the Vaccine, It Is My ‘Damn Business’ - The New York Times

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If You Skip the Vaccine, It Is My ‘Damn Business’ Aug. 13, 2021 Yves Herman/Reuters "When asked if he had gotten a Covid-19 vaccine, Lamar Jackson, a quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens, declined to answer. “I I feel it’s a personal decision,” he said. “I’m

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Litera to Acquire Legal AI Pioneer Kira Systems, Enhancing its Transaction Management Offering

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Kira Systems , a 10-year-old Toronto company that pioneered the use of artificial intelligence in contract analysis, is to be acquired by the global legal technology company Litera , its 12th acquisition over the span of two years.

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Embedding Social Media Videos on Your Website? – Court Case Says Get Permission from Copyright Owner First

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We’ve written before over the controversy as to whether embedding pictures or video served by a social media site on your website negates the need to get explicit permission from the copyright owner for that use.

With Expansion, Legal Innovation Lab Is First to Span Multiple States and Institutions

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Innovation for Justice , a legal innovation lab focused on social justice, launched at the University of Arizona James E.

One Project Sweeps First-Ever AALL Innovation Showcase (Despite My Participation)

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One project has swept the inaugural American Association of Law Libraries’ Innovation Showcase , winning in all three categories of government, law firm and law school. More surprisingly, the project was able to achieve its sweep despite some minor involvement by yours truly. More on that later.

FCC Audits Another 200 Broadcast Stations on EEO Performance

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On Friday, the FCC released another of its regular EEO audit notices ( notice and list of affected stations available here ), asking approximately 200 radio and TV stations, and the station employment units with which they are associated (i.e.,

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Auction for New AM and FM Channels Ends with Almost a Third of the Channels Unsold – Does the Result Say Something About the FCC’s Local Ownership Rules?

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The FCC this week announced the end of Auction 109, which offered for sale construction permits for 139 new stations – 4 AM stations in the St. Louis area whose licenses were surrendered by the prior licensee, and 135 new FM channels.

On LawNext: Zach Posner on The Legaltech Fund, the First VC Firm Dedicated to Legal Tech

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Zach Posner cofounded The Legaltech Fund in 2020 as the first venture capital firm laser-focused on law and legal technology.

Reminder:  Submit Your Final Repacking Invoices Soon

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The FCC yesterday issued a Public Notice reminding all full-power and Class A TV stations that were repacked in Phases 1 through 5 of the post-incentive auction repacking of the TV band (and repacked stations that were granted permission to transition prior to Phase 1) that they must submit all remaining invoices for reimbursement from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund no later than October 8, 2021.

Debunked Fraud Claims Good Enough For GOP To Form Basis Of Voter Suppres.

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Republican's attempt to put Democrats on the spot backfires

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Census Redistricting Data Release: What to Know - The New York Times

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The Top 8 Places Where Africans Were Taken From During The Transatlantic.

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Jen Psaki has bad news for Florida governor Ron DeSantis

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Doctors raising alarm over COVID-19 Delta variant’s impact on children

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The Delta Variant Is Sending More Children to the Hospital. Are They Sicker, Too?

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The Delta Variant Is Sending More Children to the Hospital. Are They Sicker, Too? “It It is not yet clear whether the Delta variant causes more severe disease in children, but its high level of infectiousness is causing a surge of pediatric Covid-19 cases.

Getting Old Is a Crisis More and More Americans Can’t Afford

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Getting Old Is a Crisis More and More Americans Can’t Afford Aug. 9, 2021 Jim Goldberg/Magnum Photos Growing old is an increasingly expensive privilege often requiring supports and services that, whether provided at home or in a facility, can overwhelm all but the wealthiest seniors.

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Humans have pushed the climate into ‘unprecedented’ territory, landmark U.N. report finds - The Washington Post

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Humans have pushed the climate into ‘unprecedented’ territory, landmark U.N. report finds U.N.

Opioids III: The Sacklers: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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How We’ll Know It’s Finally Time to Stop Masking The delta variant is very contagious. Here’s how epidemiologists are thinking through how to control it.

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How We’ll Know It’s Finally Time to Stop Masking “The delta variant is very contagious. Here’s how epidemiologists are thinking through how to control it. Eleanor J.

A Hotter Future Is Certain, Climate Panel Warns. But How Hot Is Up to Us.

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A Hotter Future Is Certain, Climate Panel Warns. But How Hot Is Up to Us. Some devastating impacts of global warming are now unavoidable, a major new scientific report finds. But there is still a short window to stop things from getting even worse. 9, 2021 Updated 4:24 a.m.

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As Taliban Capture Cities, U.S. Says Afghan Forces Must Fend for Themselves The muted American response to the Taliban siege shows in no uncertain terms that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is over.

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As Taliban Capture Cities, U.S. Says Afghan Forces Must Fend for Themselves “The muted American response to the Taliban siege shows in no uncertain terms that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is over. Published Aug. 8, 2021 Updated Aug. 9, 2021, 4:52 a.m.

General Assembly creates new Permanent Forum of People of African Descent | | UN News

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General Assembly creates new Permanent Forum of People of African Descent By news.un.org The 193-member body unanimously adopted a resolution establishing the United Nations Permanent Forum of People of African Descent, a 10-member advisory body that will work closely with the Geneva-based Human Rights Council.

Gov. Mike Parson Refuses To Pardon Innocent Man While Pardoning Gun-Toti.

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The Pandemic Exodus: Kindergarten Enrollment Drops - The New York Times

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The Kindergarten Exodus "As the pandemic took hold, more than 1 million children did not enroll in local schools. Many of them were the most vulnerable: 5-year-olds in low-income neighborhoods Aug. 7, 2021 For other parents, the issue was trust.

As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout - The New York Times

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout "The president was surprised by the reaction to the White House’s decision to ask Congress to extend an eviction ban, leading to a 36-hour scramble to keep people in their homes. 7, 2021 Updated 2:49 p.m.

Rand Paul reveals his wife bought stock in Covid treatment in February 2020

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Rand Paul reveals his wife bought stock in Covid treatment in February 2020

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Ted Cruz calls for ‘zero’ Covid mandates as his kids safely attend school requiring masks

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Ted Cruz calls for ‘zero’ Covid mandates as his kids safely attend school requiring masks

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Opinion | Yes, it’s racist when a Black real estate agent and his clients get handcuffed for touring a home - The Washington Post

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Opinion: Yes, it’s racist when a Black real estate agent and his clients get handcuffed for touring a home David Von Drehle A police department video still shows a police officer handcuffing real estate agent Eric Brown outside a home he was showing to a potential buyer in Wyoming, Mich., on Aug. AP) "A neighbor saw him there and called the police. Or, more precisely: A neighbor saw a Black man in a black car and drew a mistaken conclusion.

Mika Brzezinski: America's renewed Covid crisis is thanks to the 'crazed teachings of a growing death cult'

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Mika Brzezinski: America's renewed Covid crisis is thanks to the 'crazed teachings of a growing death cult

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Florida church reeling after six members die within 10 days amid spike in cases

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Trump Not Back In Office August 13 Despite QAnon, MyPillow Predictions

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