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Attention @USTradeRep: Songwriters and Publishers Call on Canadian Parliament to Ratify the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement to Close Copyright Loophole

Music Technology Policy

We’ll be coming back to this soon, but readers should be aware that there’s a loophole in Canada’s Copyright Act that can be closed immediately through the the USMCA trade agreement.

NYPD Arrests Journalist For Filming Officers During Arrest

Media Law Prof Blog

NYPD officers arrested Amr Alfiky, a reporter with ABC and Reuters, after he filmed them taking another person into custody. The NYPD claimed he failed to identify himself as a journalist, but video demonstrates that Mr. Alfkiky did identify himself

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Bloomberg Law Launches Brief Analyzer, Tool that Uses AI to Review Briefs

Media Law

As I wrote last year at Above the Law, for legal research, brief analysis is the new vogue.

Democratic rivals take aim at Mike Bloomberg

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Court Enforces Arbitration Clause in Online Terms of Service Accepted by a Minor

New Media and Technology Law

Epic Games, Inc. Epic”) is the publisher of the popular online multiplayer videogame Fortnite, released in 2017.

Carroll on News as Surveillance @erincarroll13

Media Law Prof Blog

Erin Carroll, Georgetown University Law Center, is publishing News as Surveillance in the Washburn Law Journal. Here is the abstract. As inhabitants of the Information Age, we are increasingly aware of the amount and kind of data that technology platforms

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Will that Bill Pass? New AI Tool in Westlaw Edge Predicts Outcomes

Media Law

Thomson Reuters is releasing a new Legislative Insights tool today on Westlaw Edge that uses artificial intelligence to track legislation, predict the likelihood of its passage, and identify the industries it will likely impact.

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Video Sharing Site Protected by CDA Immunity for Removal of Poster’s “Objectionable Material”

New Media and Technology Law

The most typical case that implicates Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) involves a provider that hosts content and a third party plaintiff seeking to have content removed. Last month, in a less typical case, a New York district court magistrate dismissed , with prejudice, discrimination and related claims against video-sharing website Vimeo, Inc. Vimeo”) based on Vimeo’s termination of a user account for posting objectionable videos. Domen v. Vimeo, Inc. , 19-08418 (S.D.N.Y.

Heymann on Will Slauter's Who Owns the News? @w758

Media Law Prof Blog

Laura A. Heymann, William & Mary Law School, is publishing Who Owns (What We Characterize as) the News? in volume 6 of the Critical Analysis of Law (2019). Here is the abstract. Will Slauter’s Who Owns the News? 2019) is

Coming Soon: AI-Driven, Personalized Legal News from ALM

Media Law

For legal professionals, it can be a challenge to keep up with the legal news that matters to your practice.

Trump and Barr Corrupt the Justice Department as John Kelly Speaks Out:

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Langvardt on Four Modes of Speech Protection for Algorithms @kylelangvardt

Media Law Prof Blog

Kyle Langvardt, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, is publishing Four Modes of Speech Protection for Algorithms in Cambridge Handbook on Law and Algorithms (2020). Here is the abstract. Computer algorithms probably deserve First Amendment protection in at least

Duke University School of Law Now Accepting Applications For Director of First Amendment Clinic

Media Law Prof Blog

Duke University School of Law is accepting applications for a director for its First Amendment Clinic. The new director will work with the clinic’s supervising attorney to build on the clinic’s existing work with the goal of being among the

Casero-Ripolles on the Influence of Media on the Political Conversation on Twitter: Activity, Popularity, and Authority in the Digital Debate in Spain

Media Law Prof Blog

Andreu Casero-Ripolles, Jaume I University, has published Influence of Media on the Political Conversation on Twitter: Activity, Popularity, and Authority in the Digital Debate in Spain at ICONO 14 (2020). Here is the abstract. Traditionally media (newspapers, television stations, radio

Bloomberg and The Legacy of Stop-and-Frisk - Between the Scenes | The Da.

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Bloomberg Battles Trump and His Stop-and-Frisk Past | The Daily Show

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Knowable Says Its New Platform Turns Your Contracts Into Actionable Data

Media Law

Large companies have a problem: Keeping tabs on their hundreds or even thousands of contracts and knowing what is in them.

Bloomberg is a racist. New York Police Expert Fact Checks Bloomberg On Racial Profiling | The B.

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Barr takes control of legal matters of interest to Trump, including Stone sentencing

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Mike Bloomberg panders to win black vote - New York Daily News. Bloomberg is a racist liar.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Mike Bloomberg is pandering. Everybody knows Mike Bloomberg is pandering. Even Mike Bloomberg knows that everybody knows that Mike Bloomberg is pandering. Yet he panders anyway. Pause Unmute Loaded : 0% Progress : 0% Remaining Time -0:35 Fullscreen Because he’s the Pander Man.

John Oliver's Quest For U.S. Citizenship Culminated In An "Utterly Petri.

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LawNext Episode 62: Corporate Counsel Roundtable On Data-Driven Innovation

Media Law

As corporate legal departments seek to control costs and drive innovation, how can better use of data, metrics and analytics help? How are corporate counsel using analytics to measure and improve performance internally and among outside counsel?

Michael Bloomberg is trying to buy the presidency – that should set off alarms | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Stop and Frisk, the Mayor who ordered the NYPD to defy the US Constitution by profiling Blacks and Hispanics by race. Bloomberg is Trump lite. "We We haven’t seen his name on any of the ballots in the first four states, but that’s about to change.

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EY Lays Off Some U.S. Lawyers Who Came through Pangea3 Acquisition

Media Law

It was major legal industry news last April when international business and legal services powerhouse EY entered into an agreement with Thomson Reuters to acquire Pangea3, the legal managed services business. Now, 10 months later, EY has laid off at least some of the U.S.-based

Is Dr Mumbi Single??

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Frisky Business - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart | Comedy Central

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Frisky Business - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video Clip) | Comedy Central

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