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Article 13: Let the Investigations Begin

Music Technology Policy

It remains to be seen how the legislative process on Article 13 will play out but it’s very clear what the European Parliament’s next step is–investigate how American multinational corporations attacked a duly elected government.

11th Circuit Affirms Lower Court Order Unsealing Grand Jury Transcripts In Moore's Ford Lynching Case

Media Law Prof Blog

The 11th Circuit has affirmed a lower court ruling unsealing the grand jury transcripts in the Moore's Ford lynching case. A mob murdered two African-American couples at Moore's Ford, Walton County, Georgia, 1946. In 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation

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This woman is wonderful. Word for Word: Excange between Rep. Ilhan Omar and Elliott Abrams (C-SPAN)

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Startup Launching Today Will Develop Software to Help Firms and Organizations Better Use Data

Media Law

Making its official launch today is Infinnium , a software company that aims to redefine how law firms, corporations and other organizations interact with data in order to improve information management, information governance, regulatory and privacy compliance, and e-discovery. The Chantilly, Va.,

You Furnish Alexa, and He’ll Furnish the War

Music Technology Policy

When Hearst Artist Frederic Remington, cabled from Cuba in 1897 that “there will be no war,” William Randolph Hearst cabled back: “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war.” ” Time Magazine.

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De Gregorio on Secret Filming and the Right To Inform Under A European Constitutional Perspective @unimib

Media Law Prof Blog

Giovanni De Gregorio, University of Milano-Bicocca, has published Secret Filming and the Right to Inform under an European Constitutional Perspective. The Case of Alpha Doryforiki v. Greece at 2 Rivista di diritto dei media 410 (2018). Here is the abstract

Rep Ilhan Omar tells the truth about pro-Israel AIPAC and gets smeared.

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LawNext Episode 28: Cisco CLO Mark Chandler on Legal Department Innovation

Media Law

For some two decades, Mark Chandler has been a leading voice for innovation and technology in the operation of legal departments and the delivery of legal services. Executive vice president and chief legal officer at technology giant Cisco, he has been the company’s top lawyer since 2001 and a member of its legal department since 1996, when Cisco acquired Stratacom, where he had been general counsel.

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Center For Journalism Ethics, UW-Madison, Announces Finalists For Anthony Shadid Award @UWJournEthics

Media Law Prof Blog

The Center for Journalism Ethics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, has announced the five finalists for the 2019 Anthony Shadid Award in Journalism Ethics. Here from the Center's announcement, is the list. Read more about the award here. Julie K. Brown

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Thomas Friedman Brilliantly Explains Why Ilhan's Israel Comments Are Fun.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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FEC Seeks Comment on Proposal for Change in TV Political Disclosures

Broadcast Law Blog

We usually think of the FCC as the agency that sets the details of the broadcast disclosure obligations for political candidate’s TV ads. But the Federal Election Commission has its own rules for political advertising that are binding on the candidates, rather than on the stations.

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AI Contract Management Company Evisort Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Funding

Media Law

Evisort , an artificial intelligence-based contract management company, today announced that it has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. In a post here in December , I write that Evisort “might just be the hottest legal tech and AI company you’ve never heard of.” ” The funding round announced today was led by Village Global and Amity Ventures with participation from Serra Ventures, as well as industry executives from Accenture, Ropes & Gray, SAP, and Walt Disney.

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Ben-Natan on The Legal Challenge to the Playboy Challenge @TelAvivUni

Media Law Prof Blog

Smadar Ben-Natan, Buchmann Faculty of Law; UC Berkeley Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley Center for Middle Eastern Studies, has published Controversy and Consensus, Pornography and Hate Speech: The Legal Challenge to the Playboy Channel in

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Opinion | When Judges Defy the Supreme Court - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"No, I wasn’t surprised last week, as most people apparently were, when Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding fifth vote to preserve access to abortion in Louisiana for at least a little while longer. In fact, I had predicted it (and I have witnesses).

Washington Legal Issues for TV Broadcasters – Where Things Stand

Broadcast Law Blog

Where do all the Washington DC legal issues facing TV broadcasters stand? While we try on this Blog to write about many of those issues, we can’t always address everything that is happening. Every few months, my partner David O’Connor and I update a list of the legal and regulatory issues facing TV broadcasters. That list of issues is published by TVNewsCheck and the latest version, published today, is available on their website, here.

Upskirting Is Now Criminalized in the United Kingdom | Time

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" The act of taking unauthorized, sexually intrusive photographs under someone’s clothing, known as upskirting, was officially criminalized Tuesday in England and Wales. Upskirting-target Gina Martin successfully got the bill to receive Royal Assent, the final step in an 18-month campaign.

Trump administration still separating families at border, advocates say | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump administration still separating families at border, advocates say | US news | The Guardian

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Glenn Greenwald Defends Rep. Ilhan Omar: Criticizing Israeli Lobby & AIP.

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Family Was Watched Through Nest Security Cameras

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‘Always Been Dirty!’ Trump SHOCKED As Wallace REVEALS Nearly Every Org A.

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BBC cameraman attacked at Trump rally

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'Trump DUMBFOUNDED After Host TV Reveals 'Beto O'Rourke Vs Trump As Deal.

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"Why We Need Black History Month"

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Video shows cops use stun gun on unarmed man mulitple times

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Elimination of Requirement for Broadcasters to File Contracts and Agreements with the FCC Becomes Effective

Broadcast Law Blog

Back in October, the FCC eliminated the requirement that broadcasters file contracts and organizational documents with the Commission. See our post here for more details. That change became effective on January 22, 2019 , as noted in an FCC Public Notice released earlier this week. This change was part of the Modernization of Media Regulation initiative, and was another change made possible by the online public file.

FCC Adopts Order to Eliminate the EEO Mid-Term Report and Starts Rulemaking Proceeding to Review Proceedings on Grants of New Noncommercial and LPFM Stations

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC at its meeting yesterday adopted the two broadcast items that it was expected to consider (see our article on the agenda here) – one agreeing to eliminate the FCC Form 397 EEO Mid-Term Report and a second starting a proceeding to reexamine certain aspects of the criteria used to select the applications to be granted for new Noncommercial Educational radio and television and LPFM stations.

Washington Legal Issues for TV Broadcasters – Where Things Stand

Broadcast Law Blog

Where do all the Washington DC legal issues facing TV broadcasters stand? While we try on this Blog to write about many of those issues, we can’t always address everything that is happening. Every few months, my partner David O’Connor and I update a list of the legal and regulatory issues facing TV broadcasters. That list of issues is published by TVNewsCheck and the latest version, published today, is available on their website, here.

FCC Adopts Order to Eliminate the EEO Mid-Term Report and Starts Rulemaking Proceeding to Review Proceedings on Grants of New Noncommercial and LPFM Stations

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC at its meeting yesterday adopted the two broadcast items that it was expected to consider (see our article on the agenda here) – one agreeing to eliminate the FCC Form 397 EEO Mid-Term Report and a second starting a proceeding to reexamine certain aspects of the criteria used to select the applications to be granted for new Noncommercial Educational radio and television and LPFM stations.

Copyright Royalty Board Announces Changes in Judges

Broadcast Law Blog

With the Copyright Royalty Board now in the early stages of the next proceeding to consider webcasting royalties (see our article here ) as well as other proceedings including the distribution of cable and satellite television royalties to TV programmers (see these CRB notices ), the Chief Judge of the CRB, Suzanne Barnett, announced her retirement earlier this month. The Librarian of Congress has announced that Copyright Royalty Judge Jesse Feder has been elevated to the Chief Judge’s position.

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Elimination of Requirement for Broadcasters to File Contracts and Agreements with the FCC Becomes Effective

Broadcast Law Blog

Back in October, the FCC eliminated the requirement that broadcasters file contracts and organizational documents with the Commission. See our post here for more details. That change became effective on January 22, 2019 , as noted in an FCC Public Notice released earlier this week. This change was part of the Modernization of Media Regulation initiative, and was another change made possible by the online public file.

FEC Seeks Comment on Proposal for Change in TV Political Disclosures

Broadcast Law Blog

We usually think of the FCC as the agency that sets the details of the broadcast disclosure obligations for political candidate’s TV ads. But the Federal Election Commission has its own rules for political advertising that are binding on the candidates, rather than on the stations.

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WaPo: Trump Org fires at least 18 undocumented workers from golf courses - CNNPolitics

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Washington (CNN) The Trump Organization has fired at least 18 undocumented workers over the past two months, The Washington Post reported Monday. The purge of workers reported by the Post followed repeated reports about President Donald Trump's company employing undocumented immigrants despite the President's near-constant focus on the issue of immigration. Trump's son Eric confirmed to the Post that the firings took place.

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